How to Fix Latex Paint Drips?

Answer Drips have a tendency to be discovered when the paint is already dry, a surprise no painter wants when he stands back to survey his handiwork. Maybe it was an overloaded paintbrush or paint that wa... 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 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 »

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 »

Is it ok to use paint thinner to thin out a latex based paint?

Answer No, you use water to thin latex paint. Thinner is for oil based paint.