How to Thin Latex Wall Paint?

Answer There are many reasons why one may wish to thin latex wall paint. If you are painting an absorbent surface like plaster, you should thin paint to reduce the amount of coats you will have to apply. ... Read More »

Top Q&A For: How to Thin Latex Wall Paint

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.

How to Thin Latex Paint?

Latex paint is a water-based paint. It can be thinned with water, unlike oil-based paints that must be thinned with oil-based paint thinner. Latex paint is generally thicker than oil-based paint, s... Read More »

How do I thin latex paint for spraying?

Pour the latex paint into a small bucket using a measuring cup. Note the exact amount of paint you poured into the bucket.Fill a measuring cup or container with warm water that equals 10 percent of... Read More »

Can you thin latex paint with water?

ANSWER: Yes. And I would recommend it as well. I normally use about 2 tablespoons of water per pint.