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Austin 03-29-2012 08:45 AM

Easiest Color to Paint over?
 
I have a boy due in July.

I want to paint the walls but at the end of the lease I have to paint them back.

I've had bad experiences painting over blue in the past (helped out a friend).

Is there an easier color to paint over with white, or a step I could take in order to get the blue off first?

sarahunderw00d 03-29-2012 08:57 AM

I would think baby blue would be really easy to re-paint.

imported_Workaholic 04-17-2012 01:56 PM

Not really. just paint it the color you want and then plan on a couple coats to cover it up. Sometimes a primer may be needed prior to paint depending on what you are covering with white.

andrrewdamien 05-18-2012 08:12 AM

For re-painting lots of verities available in colors which stays firmly on older paints and also looks great. But in my view light colors are very easy to re paint as you can change it in future as per your requirements.

Schmidt & Co. 05-18-2012 01:14 PM

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Originally Posted by Workaholic (Post 259)
Not really. just paint it the color you want and then plan on a couple coats to cover it up. Sometimes a primer may be needed prior to paint depending on what you are covering with white.

I have to agree with Sean. Either way your more than likely going to have to do two coats over it to cover. But, if you stay in lighter shades like pastels you just might make it in one. Just don't count on it.

Austin 05-18-2012 02:41 PM

We decided to leave the wall white.

We have some decals that stick to the wall. That should be enough.

havasu 05-18-2012 03:01 PM

White = boring. IMHO!

regalpaints 07-13-2012 06:45 AM

Is brown an easy color to paint a bedroom? Like chocloate brown?

imported_Workaholic 07-13-2012 07:43 AM

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Originally Posted by regalpaints (Post 1421)
Is brown an easy color to paint a bedroom? Like chocloate brown?

If you roll it tight, keep a wet edge, buy a quality paint and plan on a couple coats all should be good.

Chris 07-13-2012 10:24 AM

I learned when I painted my red kitchen that it took three coats to get the color just right.


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