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The brand name on the can doesn't really matter, as long as the products are compatible. Read the labels, if your paint says that it cleans up with soap and water you should be able to use it over any type of primer.


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Maybe Merieah just wants to paint biggified computer generated pictures and emulsion's the cheapest option. I did something similar and looked up the ral code for the rgb colours I had.


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As a professional painter, I always make sure to sand the walls and repair any holes or indentations with compound. I will also wash the walls if needed. This is very far and few, but doing this for as long as I have, I do run into it. The painter should have sanded any drywall compound smooth and even to the eye. It sounds like you hired an inexperienced ...


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I doubt a heat gun could provide satisfactory results unless you are exceptionally skilled with it. However, there is no reason you could not build an oven around the door. Is that easier than taking the door off? Probably not. I am thinking taking one of these: (175,000 BTU/hr liquid propane heater) Bypass or modify the heater's thermostat to allow ...


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There are two color-driven reasons to use primer. First is to make the surface consistent, so differences in color don't print through. So black screw-heads and white tape against blue insulating board don't show. Second is to get the substrate closer to the final paint color, so you need fewer coats to actually get the color you were after. I've had ...


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I'd consider any color that's darker than the gray primer itself to be better suited to gray primer. It's not just about color hiding, but also edge exposure. If you prime with white and then paint a dark or bold color, it's possible that fringe white will show where you've masked, etc.


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I have used all three products. The bondo is the exact same thing as the Miniwax product, with the exception of the color. The cream hardener is the same the smell is the same, the handling properties is exactly the same. The painters in the high end company I used to work for used bondo in the appropriate places. As in not large areas, but for screw holes ...


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Your answer is in your question. Wood filler is for wood and Bondo is for steel. Although they may have similar ingredients and have the same purpose, both are very different things and will react differently when not used as intended. The chemical reactions to the products on their intended materials is the key. I am pretty sure that Bondo would fill the ...


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That's the exact purpose of the DAP filler you linked to. It's stable and safe for use in or outdoors. Primer + Paint is usually sufficient, but if you want to be extra sure, you can (after waiting for the filler to cure) spray some oil-base Kilz primer over it. At that point, the void is filled and hermetically sealed. If you want to, you can paint a ...


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Skim coat is more reliable than magic paint, but no direct experience with that particular flavor of magic paint, just seen lots of problems in general with magic paint and wallpaper residue. The counterintuitive (at first) fastest (and thus cheapest when labor is a cost, however you count that cost) approach that's 100% reliable is to rock over it (you can ...


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Possible issues include, but are not limited to, the fence is not clean, the paint is not stirred well, and/or the paint has expired. If you are having trouble getting the paint to stick to the fence, the problem is likely due to a dirty/moldy fence. If the paint seems thin, keep stirring the paint (most of the pigment has probably settled to the bottom).


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You'll need to patch the areas, where the paper tore off, and then skim coat the entire wall, so that the patched areas, don't stand out "shinier and flatter", than the rest of the wall. At this point, Google is your friend, especially if you plan to fix it yourself. You may also be able to get a contractor, to do the whole thing, for a fairly cheap price. ...



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