How is latex paint made?

Answer Latex paint is made by blending three substances together. These are a pigment, a binder and a solvent.PigmentPigments are composed of tiny particles. They impart the color to the latex paint and c... 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 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 »

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 »