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Old 01-27-2012, 12:58 PM   #1
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Satin paint and prime over semi-gloss


The gentleman at lowes mixed me semi-gloss paint and primer instead of Satin. After dried it was to shinny and did not notice it was semi-gloss until I was painting the bass boards.

Can I paint satin paint and prime without priming first?
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Satin paint and prime over semi-gloss


I can't speak to Valspar paints, however, a good quality 100% Acrylic Satin should adhere with no problem while the semi-gloss coating is fresh. You should contact the manufacturer online rather than ask a box-store clerk.
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Satin paint and prime over semi-gloss


The only problem you might have is that the semi-gloss may try to complete its 30 day surface cure underneath the satin. You might want to wait if you can.

By the way, there is no such thing as primer and paint in one.
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Satin paint and prime over semi-gloss


You can do that but a quick scuff sand would be the best for max adhesion. Just remember that a surface should be clean dull and dry and paint will stick. Also all 100% acrylic paints are self priming and nothing replaces a good primer.
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I would just quickly scuff sand to make sure. Satin is similar enough to semi-gloss that i doubt there would be a problem anyway.
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There would be no difference between applying a "third" coat of satin over semi-gloss and applying a third coat of semi. As long as the last coat of semi is dry to recoat, have at it. Your satin will probably have a bit more sheen than normal due to the semi undercoat, you might want to do a fourth, or second coat of satin.
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