exterior paint prep

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Old 10-04-01, 02:22 PM
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Exterior paint on the house is on tight with no peeling or flaking, but it has a crackled appearance. Is there any way to deal with this other than removing the paint down to the wood and then priming and painting?
 
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Old 10-08-01, 05:37 AM
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Odds are the paint isn't crazed all the way to the wood, try sanding an area and see how far you have to go to hide it.

You can also try priming with a very full coat of underbody (it sands better than primer), then sanding that coat back down and see how well it fills the crazing.

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Old 10-08-01, 07:06 AM
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Thanks -- I'll give it a try. Sounds like a lot of work, but not as bad as stripping it all down to the wood. I wasn't familiar with an "underbody" product, so I searched the forum and found that Benjamin Moore has one called QD-30. The closest Benjamin Moore dealer is about 50 miles from me -- so are you familiar with similar products by other companies?
 
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Old 10-09-01, 02:46 AM
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QD-30's a good one, for sure but I understand your predicament.

I've found that Sherwin Williams A-100 sands pretty nicely as well. Flows nicely and covers very well also.
 
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