What happens when you paint water-based paint over oil-based?

Answer According to Mike Davis, owner of Davis Painting Company of San Antonio, Texas, if you apply water-based paint (latex) over oil-based paint (alkyd) without properly prepping the surface, you're in ... Read More »

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What happens if you use an epoxy based paint over an acrylic or rubber based paint in a swimming pool?

Answer Using incompatible paints can result in devastating results. Do an online search for Ramuc swimming pool paints. They have great information regarding what paints are compatible with other... Read More »

Can you paint over oil based paint with water based paint?

Answer Yes you can, but the oil based paint will need to be primed first. Use an oil based primer instead of latex primer.

Can you use water-based latex paint over an oil-based primer?

You can use water-based latex paint over an oil-based primer. This combination can be used when painting indoors or out. However, when painting latex over oil-based primer indoors, make sure all ... Read More »

Can I paint oil-based polyurethane over water-based?

With preliminary preparation, a coat of oil-based polyurethane can be applied over its water-based equivalent, as long as the original coat has cured for at least 30 to 60 days. Before applying the... Read More »