Kinds of Latex?

Answer Latex is a versatile substance made of an emulsion (two or more unmixable substances) of plastic or rubber and water. Latex can be used as a liquid or solid, and sees widespread use in our daily li... 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 much latex is in latex paint?

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 »

What Is a Latex Bed?

Everyone wants a good night's sleep, and the right mattress can make all the difference in the world. Many types of mattresses are available, but the latex mattress not only offers sweet dreams; it... Read More »