COMMUNITY FORUM

Becky Malone

11:47PM | 02/22/99
Bvbrush
I need to paint over old oiled based painted doors inside the house. Is it OK if I use a liquid sand paper and then a primer..then paint with "Perma Series" from Dunn-Edwards? Also, can this be rolled on or do I have to use the dreaded brush??

BobF

03:02AM | 02/23/99
Yes, that should be ok. I recommend using Kilz as a primer.

I assume the doors are flat, with no moulding. Yes, you can use a roller. You will not like the finish however. Rollers have a nap which leaves a very fine texture. ITs great for walls but not doors.

Why is a brush "dreaded"? My guess is you have always used cheap brushes. There is no substitute for a quality brush. Get a 3" brush ($10-15) and a plastic bucket.

A quality brush will hold more paint and show fewer brush marks. This makes for a faster, neater, smoother job.

Do not dip the brush into the can (it ruins the bristles). Pour the paint into the bucket. Dip just the tips (about an inch) into the paint. Then tap the walls of the bucket, do not use the rim, to knock off excess paint. Paint with the tips of the brush.

Becky Malone

08:45AM | 02/28/99
BobF..Thanks for your reply.
I do have nice brushes from Dunn-Edwards.
I will give it a go..I think the reason I
did not want to BRUSH was due to the brush strokes. I have discoverd PENATROL which
really helps to keep the paint gliding...
The 2 together should give a nice finish.
Click_to_reply_button
Inspiration_banner

INSPIRATION GALLERY



Post a reply as Anonymous

Photo must be in JPG, GIF or PNG format and less than 5MB.

Reply_choose_button

captcha
type the code from the image

Anonymous

Post_new_button or Login_button
Register

The Infinite Artisan Fire Bowl from Eldorado Outdoor is made from glass-fiber reinforced concrete, and offered in Oak Barr... Built on a rocky island in the Drina River, near the town of Bajina Basta, Serbia, this wooden house was cobbled together ... Large steel-framed windows flood the interior of this remodeled Michigan barn with daylight. The owners hired Northworks A... Edging formed with upside-down wine bottles is a refreshing change. Cleverly and artistically involving recycled materials... A Washington State couple called on BC&J Architects to transform their 400-square-foot boathouse into a hub for family bea... Similar to the elevated utensil concept, hanging your pots and pans from a ceiling-mounted rack keeps them nearby and easy... Few projects are more fun than upcycling a vintage piece in a surprising way. Outfitted with a sink and a delicately tiled... The thyme growing between these stepping stones adds a heady fragrance to strolls along this lush, low-maintenance garden ... Decoupage is an easy way to add any paper design to your switch plate, whether it is wallpaper, scrapbook paper, book page... Twine lanterns add pops of crafty—but sophisticated—flair to any outdoor setting. Wrap glue-soaked twine around a balloon ... When securely fastened to a tree or the ceiling of a porch, a pallet and some cushioning make the ideal place to lounge. V... Reluctant to throw away any of those unidentified keys in your junk drawer? Hang them from a few chains attached to a simp... A stripped-down model, sans screened porch, starts out at $79,000. Add the porch, a heated floor for the bath, and all the... Salvaged boards in varying widths and colors make up the dramatic accent wall in this attic space. The high-gloss white of... This garden shed has been decked out to the nines. Designer Orla Kiely created the intimate home for a flower trade show, ...
Follow_banner_a
Newsletter_icon Google_plus Facebook Twitter Pinterest Youtube Rss_icon
 
webapp2