Can you paint over mildew?

Answer Since mildew is a parasitic fungus that produces spores, the mildew must be removed by scrubbing the infected area with 3 to 1 mixture of water to bleach. Make sure the bleach is fresh and scrub h... Read More »

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Can I Paint Flat Paint Over Freshly Painted Satin Paint on Interior Walls?

Do-it-yourselfers can paint over walls coated with freshly applied satin paint. However, they should understand a few points before they begin, or they are likely to end up with peeling or bleed-th... Read More »

Can I paint flat paint over freshly painted satin paint on interior walls?

On One Hand: Sheen FactorsFlat and satin paint possess two different qualities referred to as the sheen of the paint. IndoBase describes the sheen as, "the amount of light reflected off the painted... Read More »

How to Prevent Mildew on Paint?

Mildew is an unsightly fungus that appears as brown, gray and black spots on paint and other surfaces. It needs warmth, humidity and nutrients to grow---all of which are found on the interior and e... Read More »

How to Prevent Mildew in Paint Additives?

Understanding how mildew grows and lives is essential in preventing mildew from growing and reproducing in paint additives. In order for mildew to grow, it needs a food source, oxygen for metabolis... Read More »