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Old 05-31-2011, 04:40 PM   #1
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can I use a ceiling paint for a primer on my walls, will it cover as nice as it does on the ceiling?

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Old 05-31-2011, 05:47 PM   #3
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I have done it in the past w/o any problems, but, I would rather use a primer on new drywall. Just a purist I guess. The main reason I did it was because I had so much ceiling paint leftover from another job and I wanted to use it up.......so, yes, I used it as primer.
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can I use a ceiling paint for a primer on my walls, will it cover as nice as it does on the ceiling?

CAN you, yes. SHOULD you, no.
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