12:40PM | 04/27/03
Member Since: 04/26/03
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I have some custom doors that were hung in my place and the finish is very bumpy instead of smooth. The finish is white latex gloss paint. How can I go about correcting this problem?


02:46PM | 04/27/03
Member Since: 02/03/03
196 lifetime posts
Sand em down & paint em again!

Mr. Paint


07:21AM | 04/28/03
Member Since: 04/26/03
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Wow! I never would of thought of that!


02:04PM | 05/01/03
Member Since: 11/14/00
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Sanding it is the easiest way to do it. Adding more paint will only add to the bumps and "valleys" fairly equally, not level it out much. You also don't want so much paint caked on the door so that it fills in the "valleys" between the bumps.


06:42AM | 05/03/03
Member Since: 04/26/03
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Thanks Lawrence


01:32AM | 05/21/03
Member Since: 05/19/03
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Im not sure if you redid these yet,but I would lightly sand them,not completely down,most likely the person who painted them before never sanded between coats or tacked clothed it so if you light sand it will prolly bring down the bumps (high spots) feel it with your hand if it feels smooth repaint,if still feels bumpy sand some more till it is smooth.


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