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  1. General Painting Discussion
    Hello all, I just sprayed two coats of sherwin Williams shellac primer on my interior T&G ceiling. It hasn't even been 2 hours and it is failing.... I have several spots where I am getting cracks and breakthrough. I prepped the surfaces by sanding the entire ceiling, wiped it down with a little...
  2. General Painting Discussion
    Hi Everybody, I haven't been around much lately, but I've got a question. This actually happened in my own house: When I redid my floors about a year and a half ago, I had some old poly and not terribly expensive brand anyway, which I used upstairs, as a kind of experiment (and because...
  3. General Painting Discussion
    I am in my office today as my staff is off. I get an estimate request. Someone wants an exterior done. I ask when? I am told ASAP. I tried to explain this is a recipe for failure. It is too cold. Wait until spring. Anyone willing to do it now, might be stealing her money. She hung up.
  4. General Painting Discussion
    I did a minor renovation last summer on a 800 sq ft apartment (flooring, bathroom, & paint), and within 3 months of the tenants moving in the paint has started to crack/shrink in 4 rooms. It looks very similar to "alligatoring", but 95% of it is still tightly adhering to the wall. Walls in the...
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