I just painted a wall and I don't like the colour. When can I repaint it?

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    The time for recoating is usually on the back of the can. If for some reason it is not, it is 2 hours for latex, longer if it is humid or cool/cold, and 8 hours or longer for oil based paint. Same rule applies if cool/cold, under 50F
    – Jack
    Jan 12, 2014 at 2:04

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As soon as the first paint job is dry...

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