fly specks on new paint

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Old 07-17-05, 01:52 PM
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fly specks on new paint

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Repainting the exterior of the house and the flies are intent on ruining it as fast as I can paint. They regurgitate and leave black spots all over the new beige base and white trim?
Other than repainting over it it there a way to keep them off after the paint is applied?
 
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Old 07-17-05, 03:51 PM
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Insects on Wet Paint

Add a small amount of insect repellent to the paint when it is mixed. Do not use too much. A small amount will do the trick without damaging the color or quality of the paint.
 
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Old 07-17-05, 04:17 PM
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never thought of that..

thanks,
I'll certainly give that a try. Is there anything you would recommend using in a power washer to remove the fly specks?
 
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Old 07-17-05, 05:26 PM
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I don't think I'd powerwash new paint until after it is fully cured. An all-purpose cleaner is effective in a power washer.
 
 

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