How much latex is in latex paint?

Answer Natural rubber latex is no longer added to latex paint. Latex paint is generally made from synthetic polymers that are more durable than natural latex and will not yellow with age or degrade when e... 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 »

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 »