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There are just too many components to give you a definitive answer. Atlanta doesn't have extremely harsh conditions, so if your house had perfect surroundings the paint could last 50-100 years. Here are some factors: How well was the house painted. You ask if you should do a second coat. Yes. Basically if you have any paint "holes" were the first coat ...


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Seems very unlikely. Consider that lots of harmful industrial chemicals are used in the production of electronics to begin with. Usually most people's concerns with VOC's associated with painting have to do with human health, especially the young and old. It's generally best to minimize any contact with these by ensuring lots of ventation and if possible, ...


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The walls need to be prepared first. Light sand and then TSP cleaner over all the walls. If the old paint is oil based, you then need a coat of primer before you paint.


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Thermax is rated for fire exposure and those particular boards are intended for interior finished space, so yes, you can paint the boards instead of covering them in drywall. However, I'm not sure the result will be very aesthetically pleasing or durable if this is going to be a finished residential space, which, based on your previous question, I'm guessing ...


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Peeling paint is caused by poor adhesion to the underlying surface. For stone and concrete a professional would recommend grit/sand blasting. This ensures removal of all surface contaminants which could affect adhesion. If you insist on doing it yourself: remove all existing paint, wire brush entire surface, wash surface with mild acid solution (we use pool ...



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