Background: a large steel door at our office was recently painted with an oil-based paint, and we spent the day suffering through the fumes that permeated practically every space in the building. ...
How do I remove graffiti (spray paint and permanent marker) from a wall previously painted with oil-base paint (or perhaps nitro paint - not sure) without damaging the original paint? I've seen a ...
I have a newly installed exterior metal paneled door that was still dirty when painted. Also embedded in the paint job are bits of foam rubber from the brush, lint from a paint roller and hair from an ...
I'm re-glazing some windows with DAP '33'. The instructions call for an oil-based paint or oil-based primer. I have a can of Sherwin-Williams oil-based interior primer. Will this work over the ...
I'm getting orange peel spraying on oil in high temperatures with an HVLP conversion gun. What's the fix?
I'm not an experienced painter using my gravity-fed HVLP conversion gun yet, and I'm looking for any pros who can give me a few pointers. I'm spraying some cabinets at a friend's house and need to get ...
I am finishing my hardwood floors tonight with an oil-based polyurethane. I bought a natural bristle paintbrush and a metal pan, as well as some KleanStrip paint thinner that is "made with Mineral ...
I have an old dining table with a thick layer of oil-based paint. Since it has lots of paint chips so I decided to remove the old layer and repaint again. I started off using a palm sander for a ...
As I understand it, a few years ago, latex paint was applied on top of oil based paint. The top layer of paint is now peeling off. Would like to apply a new coat of latex paint, but I'm unsure how to ...
What's the best currently available paint combination for a new cedar windowsill in a non-freezing climate (San Francisco)? I've read that current oils no longer match the performance of their ...
Has anyone ever had problems with an oil-based primer like KILZ being sticky or not drying correctly? We removed some vinyl tiles and mastic from a basement laundry room floor (concrete) using ...