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You "can", but odds are it'll look terrible and likely as the rust flakes the paint will come off with it. you're better off cleaning this and painting it properly. If you want to avoid sanding because it's antique you can try electrolysis to attempt to reverse the rusting process. If you don't want to sand because it's annoying... yeah... just fix it ...
Depends on if you want it to look good or not. If you don't care just go to local big box and grab a can of spray paint - I use the rustoleum auto body primer for any metals. Then I go over it will whatever type of spray paint - usually a bronze or satin finish. If you don't sand it you will have rust bubbles in your paint and unless you use an obnoxious ...
Assuming that the walls were stripped to the original drywall, I think that you should have used a drywall primer first. In my experience even though a paint says it includes primer, it will not work well on unprimed drywall. I also agree with @shirlock homes that it sounds like some residual was left from the wallpapering.
There are a few reasons that paint wrinkles. The most common reason is using an oil based primer or paint over a latex painted surface. If you only have a small area of problem, this is probably not the case. I suspect you may have left some wallpaper sizing or glue behind. Some soap may have leached behind the wallpaper also. When removing wallpaper, it is ...
I ran into a problem involving a small section of wall where the finish refused to stick. I fixed it by stripping it back down and painting it with Zinsser Gardz, which is a problem surface sealer, before reapplying the finish. I wasn't painting over a previously wallpapered surface, but the product information suggests this is a standard reason to use the ...
Please, please do not use a wire brush to remove lead paint! Lead paint should never be mechanically disturbed, unless you can wet it down and keep it wet during the entire process. And even then, you should never use a power tool to remove lead paint. The best way (and as far as I'm concerned, the only way) to remove this paint is using a good stripper ...
To elaborate a little more. When you apply a finish like poly or even paint, it doesn't just instantly go from a liquid to a solid after an hour or whatever the dry time is for the product. When it's exposed to air it slowly starts to solidify. As this happens the physical properties of the finish change. Most importantly it's workability changes. If you ...
It simply means that the edge of the finished area should not be allowed to dry out, so you're not putting wet polyurethane over dry.
I would remove a section of the new paint with a scraper, then sand it with 150 grit sandpaper, then reapply the paint. After it dries I'd see if it adhered well. If not, I would blame the paint and contact Glidden. Otherwise, I'd remove all the paint, sand, and repaint.
Could be be bad paint, could be bad prep. Is the paint coming off everywhere or just some places? In and around the kitchen walls develop a small coating of grease if you don't have a good range hood that you use every time you cook. Even when you do. Good to clean walls before painting other rooms too. Elaborate on what you mean by "wiped down the walls". ...
It looks like other people have had similar problems with this paint. It could be a bad batch of paint, or a strange interaction between the old paint and the new, but I think it's more likely that the wall just needed a little more preparation than is normal. Most modern latex paints will stick to glossy undercoats pretty well, but it never hurts to rough ...
Pigmented Shellac like Bins is a great stain blocking primer. We use it for many purposes, bare wood, worn wood cabinets smoke and water damage etc. Bin's is very sandable and should be sanded between coats. When you apply it, work fast, get it on as even as you can, but do not try to over work it. It flashes fast and trying to overbrush partially dried ...
I sand it. I have used it on window sills to hide knots. Can't think of a reason why it wouldn't be sandable. When you put shellac on wood as a finish, you're supposed to sand between coats. You should good. Make sure you have alcohol on hand for cleanup.
It depends. Newer paints/primers hold up a lot better. You need to check the manufacturers website. The biggest issue you will have with a latex primer is that it will need to be pretty far in the curing process to paint over it - meaning it could be a month or two. Again you need to check the individual manufacturer's website.
The rule of thumb is you can use latex paints over oil primers and latex primers. Do not use oil based paints over any surface currently coated with a latex primer or paint. The oil based paint or primer will usually lift the latex product and leave you with a wrinkled surface that looks like alligator skin.
It is always a good idea to sand before painting, though that is one way to do the prep work. De-glossers will prepare the surface too, although I have no experience in this type of prep. The name brand cleaner will not dull the surface, but it will help in the surface prep. If there is soot present, this is good to remove that, then sand or de-gloss. If ...
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