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DIY Home Repair Forum: Painting Forum 11-04-2010, 02:18 PM
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Posted By NJ Coatings
Interior vs exterior paint colors

Actually, interior paints are a different formula from exterior paints so the tinting formula is likely slightly different. The refractory index may also be different which can also appear to change...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Painting Forum 11-04-2010, 01:52 PM
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Posted By NJ Coatings
I think Nestor's solution is the best only i'd...

I think Nestor's solution is the best only i'd recommend that you also seal the masonry surface first.

The reason is that brick is very porous and the one thing you don't want is liquid moisture...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Painting Forum 11-04-2010, 01:37 PM
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Posted By NJ Coatings
Compromised Wood?

Nestor's technique is fine unless the wood has been compromised (beginning to soften and rot) from the excessive moisture. Since you've already painted this with a latex, it's a wait and see...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Painting Forum 11-04-2010, 01:20 PM
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Posted By NJ Coatings
Wood protection

Hi Debbie,

Here's a couple of notes from my experience. I use specialized coatings for my work and they are temp sensitive so I don't do outdoor work below 50 degree temps. I also have no...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Painting Forum 11-04-2010, 12:37 PM
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Posted By NJ Coatings
Always Paint Last

As a painter myself, I'd NEVER recommend painting first. The likelihood is that window installation will damage the paint in some way requiring touchups. Even if the painter leaves you touch up...
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