Can you paint over OIL paint with Latex?
Yes, however the surface must be cleaned and rinsed and then sanded to remove any shine. The sanding is not meant to be smooth, but should create a textured surface for the latex paint to adhere to.
Why is the paint I'm using not cover after one coat?
Some of the reasons paint does not cover with one coat include a drastic color change such as covering a light color with a dark color or visa versa, too much thinning of the paint, not applying enough paint, or improper roller cover use.
How do I tell if the paint on my walls is latex or oil based?
Take some fingernail polish on a cloth and lightly rub it on an inconspicuous test area. If the paint softens then it is a latex paint, if the paint isn’t affected it is an oil based coating.
What is the best way to cut in the top edge of a wall against a popcorn ceiling?
Using the corner of a paint stirrer, run it along the ceiling removing a thin line of paint the thickness of the stirrer. This small gap in the popcorn ceiling will never be see. Then you can use any paint guard you like.
How do you remove paint splatter from wood?
Goof Off works Great on Latex paint.
Is there an odor removing paint?
Yes, Sherwin-WIlliams makes a paint called Harmony. Benjamin Moore has 2 paint lines. Ultra Spec and Natura. Both of these products lines utilizes an odor reducing technology that works extremely well. It is available in most colors.