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 »

Can I use oil paint over latex?

On One Hand: Oil Over Latex Is Not Usually RecommendedIt is generally not recommended to use oil paint over latex. warns that oil paint can crack and peel if it is used on one of the mo... Read More »

Does latex paint go bad?

Unopened latex paint can keep for two years. Paint cans should be kept in an area that is cool and dry. Latex paint is flammable, so it also should be kept away from furnaces, heaters or anything p... Read More »