Latest Discussions : Painting

larac01

06:17PM | 07/31/03
Member Since: 07/30/03
2 lifetime posts
I painted my entry way orange and did not realize it was a semi-gloss. It's very bright and I'm wondering if I can dull it down and remove some shine without re-painting.

MrPaint

04:04AM | 08/01/03
Member Since: 02/03/03
196 lifetime posts
No - you will have to sand it lightly to remove the shine and paint with a flatter paint - an Eggshell or a Satin.

Mr. Paint

retisin

03:20PM | 08/04/03
Member Since: 05/19/03
457 lifetime posts
Some people say you can use a paper bag to dull the finish,or like a very high grit sandpaper,from a auto body store,not a bodyshop,but a place that sells autobody stuff.
Like a 600 grit or a 1000 grit sandpaper you could try.Is worth a shot to try before painting.Why not if you have to repaint anyhow if it doesn't work is worth the shot try the 1000,1st then if it isn't dulling try the 600 grit.

joan

11:21PM | 06/18/16
Member Since: 06/18/16
1 lifetime posts
Want to redo high gloss in house, Don't want to do that anymore, DID TRY TO DO A LITTLE WITH SEMI GLOSS, BUT IT FLAKS
THIS WILL BE WOODWORK, Thanks again Joan


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