cracked paint


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Old 06-06-02, 02:42 PM
BrendaJT
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Unhappy cracked paint

I had latex enamel on my bathroom walls. Someone else painted over it with a flat paint. The walls now have a crackled appearance and it looks bad. I would like to paint over this, but am afraid that the crackled surface will still show up. How can I get smooth walls again?

Brenda
 
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Old 02-02-06, 09:10 AM
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I'm working on the same problem, but on a ceiling. Anybody know the answer to this one?
 
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Old 02-02-06, 11:02 AM
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Sand, skim coat with joint compound, sand again, dust and prime. It is highly unlikely that paint alone will hide the defects.
 
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Old 02-02-06, 01:50 PM
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I agree. skim coating is not hard and will help the project.
 
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Old 02-02-06, 05:30 PM
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Me three
Sand
Skim
Sand
Prime
 
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Old 02-05-06, 09:03 AM
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Is the flat paint adhering?? Flat over enamel sounds bad to me... I would sand down that flat paint until I felt like I had a good sound surface. Skim coat if necessary and put a good quality kitchen and bath paint in there.
 
 

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