paint over glue


Old 06-25-08, 04:26 PM
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paint over glue

The sofit over my kitchen cabinets were wall papered, and it was fairly easy to remove. Most pealed right off, and I used fabric softener diluted in water to remove the hard spots. It has left a smooth layer of glue on top of the original paint. Is it OK to paint right over the glue?
Old 06-25-08, 06:41 PM
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Don't paint over the adhesive!

It should disolve with water and come off with a fair amount of elbow grease [a broad knife will help]. If you can't get it off, you need to coat it with zinnser's gardz or a solvent based primer.

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