At what temperature should latex paint be applied?

Answer Latex paint should be applied when temperatures are above 50 degrees F and above the dew point for about 48 hours. However, some latex paint can be applied at temperatures as low as 35 degrees F.So... Read More »

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Can you paint latex flat over latex enamel?

You can apply flat latex paint over a latex enamel if you know the proper preparation techniques to employ. Because latex enamel dries slick, it is not conducive to paint adhesion. Abrade the ename... Read More »

Can I paint latex over acrylic latex enamel?

It's not a good idea to paint over acrylic latex enamel paint with regular latex paint. While the two paints are similar, the acrylic has an additive that makes it more flexible and less likely to ... Read More »

Can I paint pressure treated wood with latex paint?

You can paint pressure-treated wood with latex paint if you know the proper procedure. You must wait at least six to eight weeks for the treated wood to dry out. The wood should be protected from r... Read More »

Can you paint acrylic over latex semi-gloss paint?

You can apply acrylic paint over a latex semi-gloss paint; however, you will end up with chipping and flaking unless you properly prepare the surface. Abrade the semi-gloss paint by sanding it with... Read More »