Sometimes, latex dries too fast

Old 09-29-05, 01:24 PM
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Sometimes, latex dries too fast

Sometimes, latex dries too fast, especially when painting a six-panel door. The paint dries and cakes before I can "blend" the laps marks.

Any suggestions will be greatly appreciated.
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I always hand paint the inside of the panels first.....meening everything below the "main flat part" of the door. After that I roll the outside part and brush out the roller texture with a good brush.
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What he said. I go so far as to wipe any paint the gets on the stiles and rails off with a rag. Floetrol helps. Definitely remove the hardware so it is all rolling and lay off with a good brush. Horizontal than vertical is what I do
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It also helps [when possible] to avoid painting a door in hot sunlight as heat will make the paint set up faster.

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