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  1. Surface Preparation and Application
    Can you use Rustoleum Painters Touch Ultra cover premium latex paint with leather? I've used this to paint leather edges and goes on fine just like "leather edge paint" that is sold in the industry for this purpose. The paints look very similar and i wanted to know if they are the same...
  2. Surface Preparation and Application
    I have a project that is an exterior trim with high gloss oil. I spoke to the benjamin moore rep and he said he wouldnt trust any of their latex/acrylic products without a full primer coat. Alternately, another contractor said they would use Sherwin Williams Emerald exterior gloss paint...
  3. Surface Preparation and Application
    Hi everyone, I got a new project to paint someone's house. The doors and trim were previously painted in an oil based paint. Usually I would sand, clean with TSP and then paint with my latex paint. However, in this job there's a ton a trim and doors and I would be spending a couple days just...
  4. Commercial and Industrial Painting
    Hi, I am a painter at a design company and we make pillows, placemats, and small furniture. Our placemats are really popular, but I have a few issues. The previous artist left the company without leaving me any records of their processes or materials. There were few materials left in the...
  5. General Painting Discussion
    Can anyone recommend what I should apply on a deck? It's pressure treated and is peeling. I know if I scrape, prime and paint with latex, it will only last the season. This being said, what does everyone use these days? Thanks
  6. General Painting Discussion
    Hello- Looking for a bit of guidance as it seems as though there are a few of you here with experience with the capspray units. I just picked up a gently used Capspray 9100 (4 stage) with the Maxim II gun. It's been a great unit so far, but I am working on some cabinets and could use some help...
  7. Surface Preparation and Application
    Hello all, I know very little about painting wood although I have been painting autos and about every type of metal there is for over 10 years Anyway I have a PC desk I want to refinish, at this moment I have no idea what the finish is on it and it looks like it has a huge amount of clear coat...
  8. New Member Introductions
    My name is Jeremy and I am a general contractor/house painter... I just got a project to clear out a paint supply factory and there is alot of product there (thousands of gallons)...my problem is I have no idea what some of the product is and who to sell it to. I know that there is alot of...
  9. General Painting Discussion
    :eek:I am a property manager for a large owner of commercial properties in Sacramento. So I do my fair share of painting. And I paint on the side also. I have a big problem, I have a 8000 sq ft space , that I did in with KM latex enamel, eggshell, "frost". I had used the same paint before, didnt...
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