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cgray210

07:11AM | 01/16/09
Member Since: 01/15/09
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I am painting my bathroom. The trim and cabinets are painted with glossy oil based paint..There are only maybe 2 coats of oil based paint on them, fairly new house...Can I put latex over the oil and how do I prep it first?

Thanks

5slb6

09:37AM | 01/17/09
Member Since: 07/28/02
1356 lifetime posts
You will need to sand the paint and then apply a coat of interior oil based primer over the existing oil based paint. Then you will ready to apply a coat of acrylic latex paint as your finish coat. If you do not do this the acrylic latex will peel off in sheets.


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