Flat paint or semi gloss for basement?
If you do not have to worry about humidity transport through the walls (most paints the are very porous are flat) then a semi gloss will be easier to keep clean (washes more easily).
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\n. \n Pealing latex paint \n. \n. \nthere are two possibilities,\nfirst...there maybe two much humidity in the home.\nsecond...you may have painted over a oil based paint.
Generally, a satin or semi-gloss sheen is best for decorative trim. The shinier paint will be a bit easier to apply, be smoother after application and will accent the crown molding.. ANOTHER OPTION: . I always paint crown, doors, door trim, and baseboards in high gloss. Here in the south we also… use only one color, white.. I also use ceiling paint as the primer coat because I paint it (the crown moulding) when I paint the ceiling. Then I apply 1 coat of high gloss on the crown. Then I paint the last coat that has been thinned a little with water (2 tablespoons per cup of paint) This goes on very fast and smoothe and when finished looks like wet vanilla ice cream.. When you paint high gloss, be advised that you have to keep a wet leading edge, meaning that if you stop painting and the paint is allowed to dry, it will show where you stopped and then restarted. The same is true for semi gloss and satin. ( Full Answer )
Answer . Yes, but the finish will be somewhere around satin. You can only do this if the paints are of the same type , i.e. either both latex, or both enamel (alkyd). Make sure you mix them together very well , and continue to agitate while you're painting. . Post edit: They may mix and go on… alright, but interior and exterior paints are, however, formulated to have different properties. Exterior paint actually may not hold up as well indoors (Bob Vila). Most importantly, though, chemicals used in exterior paints outgas and are harmful for indoor use.. Try some of the new low-VOC interior paints. They are much better for your health. ( Full Answer )
yes you can by using chrome polish but if you use on a car it wont come out good i only used it on my bike it was matte and now it is high gloss
sorry to be the barrier of bad news, but the only way is to but a semi gloss paint. or try playing around with different glazes.
Flat paints are not recommended for doors, door frames or windowframes as they mark easily. Satin or gloss paints are recommendedfor these areas, but flat paint should be fine for other areas.
Flat latex paint can be painted over with a semi gloss latex paint.The cover up of the flat by the gloss may require a few coats.
yes you can, prep it first light rub down and apply two coats of the flat paint.
You should always start with a good primer for adhesion of new paint if you really don't want to prime you can buy a deglosser and try that, also use a fine grit sand paper on the wall
Yes you can. If you are painting a wall, make sure to wash it first with soap and warm water, then rinse thoroughly and sand down any bumps or shiny spots. It's also best to use a primer before painting in order to ensure proper adhesion to the wall. You can get a primer tinted to match the new pa…int color. ( Full Answer )
if they are the same such as both latex, then yes. if one is oil and the other latex then no. if you are not sure apply a universal primer first.
\nNo. You must sand the gloss of and them prime and then paint. Semi and High Gloss is only meant for wood not dry wall. Its the worst idea ever to put a gloss on dry wall. Any paint with an Enamel is just as washable.
As long as you prep it suitably, you can paint it with anything you wish.
Your best bet is to phone your local Home Depot or Lowes, and ask someone who works in the Paint Department!
Both semi-gloss satin and high gloss will work equally well. It just depends on your "looks" preference as high gloss will of course have more of a glossy look then the semi-gloss satin which will have a more "soft" look.
Yes, as long as they are the same base, water or oil. Enamel onlymeans hard.
Yes, as long as the surface is clean and you've dulled the surface by either sanding or applying a deglossing agent.
Of the two paints you are going to try mixing, a water based paint (latex), with a spirit based (possibly methalated) . Not a good idea as they will separate. DO NOT MIX!. On the containers for these paints you will be told how to wash your brushes ie.. Water for Latex. Turpintine, or Varsol for th…e Oil based paints and stains. Again, Oil and Water do NOT MIX!!! ( Full Answer )
According to Sherwin-Williams, a trusted paint company, ceiling paint should be flat.. A flat finish will hide imperfections, unlike a glossy paint which shows them by reflecting light unevenly. They also carry specific "ceiling paint", which I think is thicker, as it has "reduced splatter" and res…ists yellowing, which is important. In my mind, ceilings are painted far less often than walls. ( Full Answer )
Yes as long as you use the same base paint. You just need to sand it enough to where the paint will adhere. Make sure if the original paint is latex, use latex. If its oil based, use oil based.
More important is, that both paints are of the same kind (like: oil-based paint, acrylic paint, latex paint). Semi-gloss is more easily painted over then high gloss, but first better find out what the old paint layer is made of. Check with the help of alcohol - if paint comes off in any way when you… rub it with a cloth of alcohol, it's latex or acrylic paint (and can be painted over with acrylics). ( Full Answer )
Yes this should not be a problem. Satin paint makes a better base for instance then gloss paint. Always clean and sand the area you intend to paint.
Semi-gloss paint most times exposes the metal of your car. It can lead to rust and erosion issues. Gloss paint is definitely the way to go.
Yes, it will give you a finish between the two. Just remember it you need to touch up a spot down the road, you are going to have a hard time, unless you make the exact mixture again, that's why it is better not to try mixing different paints together. Its hard enough getting the color to match e…ven when you have a paint code to follow. ( Full Answer )
That is up to you. The more gloss a paint has in it, the easier it is to clean and the more abuse it can take. For the most part, ceilings are only flat.
It is better to use a paint that absorbs light. A flat preferably. A gloss paint will bounce light off of it's surface causing a distraction when viewing a large screen. Most theatre's use Cloth of some kind or curtains as material absorbs light.
It will not stick. To paint a tarp successfully you would need Hilltronix H-200 Series Coatings. This product will stick to the tarp and be able to flex and give as the tarp bends.
Semi-gloss paint sometimes has problem sticking to walls that have a higher gloss paint type already on them. Usually, a light sanding and a coat of primer will help. Sometimes, semi-gloss paint peels if it was applied during high-humidity weather, as it doesn't dry all the way through.
you can. just make sure you mix it very well. sometimes we will do this if a customer wants a duller gloss more toward a egg shell finish.
No it will cause streaks or will result in bubbles of paint where it doesn't stick. You will need to sand down the surface and wash it down so there is no residue first. Then, the other paint should adhere okay.
Yes. You can paint semi-gloss latex paint over flat latex paint. It is not advised to paint over any latex with any oil-based paint. Nor is it advised to try and paint over semi-gloss paint with any other finish without first de-glossing the finish and priming.
If the two paints are basically the same technical formula, then yes, you can mix them and expect the result to be a little shinier than egg shell.
depends on what is in the paint, there are many different mixtures that will create a semi-gloss finish Modern paints are not as toxic as older paints used to be so I would suspect your dog to be ok but would avoid letting him/her eat any in the future
If it's a latex or acrylic, soak it in water for an hour or so and it should start to soften, if it does, scrub it lightly till it's loose, then wash in the machine on a long wash.
lightly sand to break the gloss and give the surface a better surface for paint adhesion
Yes! A clean, dry, flat surface is perfect to paint over with any sheen. It is a good idea to wash the surface with a cleaner, such as TSP (Trisodium Phosphate) before painting. Let the suface dry atleast 4 hours, then apply your paint. However, Make sure you don't do the reverse. Flat paint w…ill not adhere to semi gloss without priming and/or sanding! ( Full Answer )
Sure. But a light scuffing of the old semi-gloss surface with fine sandpaper is a good idea first.
Yes it will, however you will still need to do the basic prep, including lightly sanding the surface to remove any gloss prior to coating with a paint and primer all in one product.
You need to go and buy some semi gloss. The base is entirely different from flat.
If they are both same base, then there is no way you are going to remove the flat paint only.
You can make it flatter, but not totally flat by adding a bit of talcum powder. Very common technique in modelmaking.
Do you mean can you paint over a fresh coat of oil base high gloss paint with oil base semi gloss paint? If so, not straight after. Be sure to wait until the first coat (high gloss) is dry completely. The same goes for nearly every coating when you are changing the type of finish.
NO! paint will separate as it sits. Mixing will only keep it together for seconds. The walls painted will have flashes of flat and flashes of semi gloss. Its only OK to do as a base-coat when the paints are the same color, or its also OK when wanting to achieve that "I was drunk, when I did it" look…. ( Full Answer )
Base paint is also known as flat paint, or flat wall paint, or matt paint and is a latex paint. Flat paint is just that, flat or dull with no sheen at all. Semi-gloss is an enamel that dries very hard and can be found in a low sheen (satin) a medium sheen (semi-gloss) and a high sheen (high gloss) F…lat paint is usually used on walls and ceilings where as semi-gloss is used in kitchens, bathrooms, doors an jambs because it helps hold back the inherent moisture in those areas. ( Full Answer )
As long as they are both latex paints, you can mix any sheen with any other sheen. Be cautioned though that you'll want to have plenty to finish the job and for touch-up afterwards because you could have trouble recreating it in the future.
Buy a small amount , depending on how much semi-gloss you have, of high-gloss paint in same color and mix it in.
The paint used isn't as important as the preparation. You'll want to ensure that the surface you are painting is dull and clean before applying a paint that is the same base as the paint you are covering. If the same base is no longer available, the a bonding primer will need to be applied first.
Yes. You'll want to ensure that the surface is clean and gloss free prior to applying the flat topcoat.
You can make it less glossy by adding talc, but I don't think this can make it totally flat without affecting the adhesion.
To paint with Semi Gloss paint, you will first have to prime thewalls. A primer is necessary to make the semi gloss paint stick.After allowing the primer the recommended time to dry, using aroller paint the walls as you would with any other paint, then letdry.