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The right way, is the hard way, as always. Remove all the paint off the wall, using a scraper, or a heat torch, or a paint remover. Sand paper all the wall. Remove all the dust from the wall and wipe it clean. Do many layers of sealer or primer. Let it dry for 24 hours. Do many layers of good quality paint. Let it dry for 24 hours.


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I would paint after the rain and make sure there is a tarp over the deck before it rains. You need the manufacturer's guidelines but two simple rules to painting outside is not touching a damp surface - and it can take a few days for a deck to dry out and not painting within 48 hours of rain forecast. At 24 hours after painting you could tarp the deck but ...


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wheather has great influence on painting, if you have to paint on a rainy day, then you must keep your room dry to protect the painting.


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I have used a top coat of Parks Super Glaze in high traffic areas. It is shiny but it finishes off really nice and the stuff is really hard after a day or two. There are other similar products as this but I have not used them recently.


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I like the hardness of enamels. Oil based trim paint or the newer water borne oils are quite tough.


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I would come at this from a couple of different directions. First, I would look at what the estimate includes for prep work. This should include scraping, sanding, and caulking everything, and doing it well. Multiple coats of the best paint you can buy are not going to last that long if the surface is not prepared well. Multiple coats can make up for ...


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I have to say I have done all of the answers listed on this page and what works the best is scalding hot water. Razors can damage tile, fingernails take too long, mineral spirits and sprays are too messy. Keep dousing an area with a big pot of water and it will be gone in a few minutes with little work.


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I used hair spray! Spray, wipe and repeat. It all came off!


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I don't really know what cheapest paint vs. thicker paint means. I am assuming that the cheaper paint is still a good paint if this is a company using it - not just some guy with cheap paint. So I am making an assumption. I am also assuming that the three levels all involve the same Day 1 finished look of the house because really if you are paying them ...


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There are a number of steps that should be taken here, but the ultimate goal is clearly to come up with a better ventilation system. Remove the mold stricken areas. It's a pretty safe bet to cut 1 foot around them in each direction. Sanitize the area around the remaining areas. Bleach is less than ideal - if you can get a spray bottle of Concrobium from ...


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As it turns out, there is absolutely no ventilation in the bathroom whatsoever: This is the fan. It simply pushes air downward into the bathroom. It is not connected to any ventilation channel whatsoever. For others with this problem, examining your bathroom fan is definitely the first step. Afterward, examine other options like scraping the paint, ...


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I do remodeling, and flood/fire damage repair for a living. Most jobs require drywall, flooring, trim, and painting. The best way to do it is- Prime, and 1st coat of paint on drywall/trim Install trim Putty nail holes and caulk edges/corners 2nd coat of paint on everything This makes the priming and first coat easier, and a solid finish coat. Painters ...



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