Can I paint my boat with latex paint?

Answer On One Hand: Don't Use LatexBoats are watercraft and any vehicle that is out and about on the water need several coats of tried-and-true alkyd-based paint to protect from the elements--even more so... Read More »

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How do I paint over gloss oil based paint with semigloss latex?

Prepare the SurfacePrepare the surface with a thorough cleaning. The paint and primer you choose may recommend specific cleaning products. Sand the surface of the glossy oil-based paint to improve ... Read More »

When can you paint over missed bits with latex paint?

Follow instructions on the paint can for drying time between coats. For latex paints, this is usually about 45 minutes. Use this time frame to allow coats of paint to dry before touching up any mis... 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 »

How do I paint wood with latex over oil paint?

Clean and SandPrepare the surface for priming and painting. The primer you choose will tell you the appropriate cleaning product for preparation. If the paint is glossy, you may want to sand it a l... Read More »