Can you mix latex paint with acrylic?

Answer Latex paint and acrylic paint are both water-based and are very similar in composition. They can be easily mixed to reap the benefits of both types of paint. However, do not ever mix an oil-based p... Read More »

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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 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 »

Are Acrylic Paint&Latex Paint the Same Thing?

Acrylic paint is the same as latex paint. Both paints contain plastic resin suspended in water. Both are fast-drying paints that are best suited for use on surfaces that can handle water, such as d... Read More »

Is latex primer an acrylic paint?

Most latex primers have some acrylic content. Manufacturers use acrylic in paint because it does not fade easily, even with constant exposure to constant, harsh sunshine. You should always choose 1... Read More »