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    Hello there! I recently painted a dresser using Olympic Assure latex paint. Prep work included sanding and then priming with Kilz. After I sprayed 2 coats of the latex via HVLP gun. I want to spray a water based Minwax Polycrylic on top to add some hardness to the the dresser as there will be...
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    While painting a wall that transitions from living space to the kitchen, I noticed the latex paint we were using was not adhering to the wall. As the roller went over it paint would peel off. My best guess is the previous owner had used oil based paint in the kitchen so they could scrub and...
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    Hi all, I have just moved into a new house and I wanted to update the bathroom cabinets. I can tell from looking inside that they were originally painted a sky blue color. The previous owners painted them an off white color. I have painted them with three layers of Rustoleum Ultra Cover...
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    Hi, We just moved into a new house and started painting. I painted all of the trim with a latex paint not even thinking that the trim could have been painted earlier with a oil based paint. The paint now scratches off easily. Is there anyway to fix this without sanding, stripping, or pealing...
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    we purchased a foreclosed home and the bank painted the house with a flat eggshell colored paint. the problem that we are having is that they painted over top of latex paint so the paint is just peeling in the bathrooms. i have been told by painters that the best way to get it off is warm water...
  6. Painting
    I am repainting with semi-gloss latex interior solid wood doors that are painted now with oil-based gloss. The current paint is 12 yrs old so it has had wear on the gloss, but otherwise no peeling. I would rather not sand if I don't have to. Can I use SW acrylic Adhesion Primer. SW says...
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    (Hi, I'm new here) I hope this is where this post belongs... it just seemed appropriate to put a paint question in the painting section. Anyway, we have been doing some painting in a new house, and we were cleaning off the rollers, brushes, pans, etc in the back yard by the cement patio. The...
  8. Painting
    Hi Guys, I have just pressed the button on a new Earlex 5000. I have an internal job of painting a fiddly brick wall, and have decided with a brush it would be a nightmare. Saw a link for a spray gun, and quite fancied it. What is confusing me is the paint I need to use and for what job. Does...
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