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fredgar

05:10AM | 07/13/03
Member Since: 07/12/03
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Three years ago, my 20 year latex painted ceilings (drywall in good condition) were repainted using two heavy coats of oil based paint. Shortly after drying, they have cracked, peeled and are falling down in large patches in every room. This is very frustrating-Does anyone have any knowledge why this is happening? What was done wrong? Thank you for any help!

5slb6

04:01PM | 07/13/03
Member Since: 07/28/02
1356 lifetime posts
Was this an oil based flat or enamel paint ?

fredgar

04:12AM | 07/14/03
Member Since: 07/12/03
2 lifetime posts
An oil based flat was applied over the original flat latex.

Workenstiff

05:09AM | 07/26/03
Member Since: 05/03/03
48 lifetime posts
To fix the problem, scrape as much of the area as you can. Don't get to aggresive cause you may be scraping the whole ceiling with popcorn paint!Just till it doesnt come or scrape off easily. After thats done, apply a LATEX primer,, and repaint in LATEX popcorn.

Matches

05:33AM | 07/26/03
Member Since: 09/01/00
312 lifetime posts
fredgar is right.More than likely the problem is going to get worse.You can try doing repairs to sections,but I would bet that it will all need to be stripped and redone.
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