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How to fix walls overloaded with paint.

Old 02-06-21, 02:46 PM
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Question How to fix walls overloaded with paint.

My aunt, uncle and I were working on repainting their kitchen cabinets. The cabinets are orange and we were using gray paint to over them. My uncle had accidentally used a paint roller that was meant for their popcorn ceiling and had the walls COVERED with paint. There are bubbles and paint running and the roller had an insane amount of paint on them. Iíve researched and saw that the possible solution could be to scrape/sand the paint and the retry with a lighter brush. Is there any other possible way that we could do to fix this mistake?
Old 02-07-21, 12:21 AM
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Scraping sounds like it might be in order; latex paint does not tend to sand well. Can you post a pic or two?
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I'm confused, was the shaggy roller used on the walls or the cabinets?
As noted above latex paints don't sand well - it tends to melt and plug up the sandpaper. I'd scrape and sand until I felt comfortable applying another coat. Sometimes you have to result to skim coating over the affected area with joint compound, sand and prime when dry. As always pics would be helpful.

btw - welcome to the forums janis!

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