Best Answer: Oil based primer is absolutely the best choice for a damp environment like a bathroom. Latex top coat paints will adhere perfectly to oil based primer.
I sheeted my garage with plywood and will be priming with Kilz oil base primer.
Just painted over latex paint with oil based Kilz. Am I in trouble now? Oil over latex, if so what can I do to fix it?
Latex paint over the kilz will take longer to dry than it will over the latex but it should blend in within 24 hrs.
by mistake and bought a five-gallon conatiner of latex semi-gloss to put over the Kilz. The new container is already open.
By using an oil (or solvent) based primer over a surface that has been wallpapered you will insure that the water-based glue doesn't bleed through your paint. With that said, a latex primer like Kilz Premium is formulated to hide most (but not all) water based stains.
If you put latex paint over oil based stain or paint the latex will peel off when it dries.
Q. Can you paint over an oil-based paint with latex paint or is it vice versa? A. The rule of thumb is that, given proper surface preparation, for exterior use you can apply quality latex paints over
I thought ANY primer - I just bought five gallons of Kilz latex primer - could be used over old oil-based paint and then a new coat of latex paint applied successfully.
So, painting latex over oil paint is not a time-consuming job. Oil-based primer.
Well my best carpenter called me tonight & said he primed & painted his bathroom with latex primer & paint & now i't peeling on him in big strips.
The issue with painting over oil or alkyd-based paint is that it as it dries it presents a very slippery surface.
Yes you can paint over Oil Based Paints. I suggest using primer or Kilz over top of the old paint first. Put a coat or two of that on and then paint with your new latex paint.
Did you try your regular latex paint over the Kilz? posted by hydrophonic at 7:12 PM on June 7, 2009.
I have used Kilz oil based primer on exterior plywood and it held up. I have also used Behr latex primer under gloss Behr porch and floor paint and it holds up well on the hull on mahogany.
The Kilz primer is an oil based product. I was warned that it had a very strong odour, and so I painted with a respirator.
Oil also has a very strong odor, so be aware of that if you ever do use it and be sure to keep the windows open. Be sure to check that this primer is able to have latex applied over it, as it's getting harder to find oil-based paints these days. Latex based primer, like Kilz 2, doesn't have that same...
Most DIY painters often contemplate whether it is possible to apply an oil-based paint over latex. The answer is yes it can be done but not directly.
- Painting over walls. - Great against chipping. KILZ Original Multi-Surface Stain Blocking Interior Oil-Based Primer.
Apply Kilz oil-based primer to the smoke damage, using a roller frame and nap cover.
My painter is grudgingly willing to consider an oil-based primer but tells me that Zinsser's
Considerations. Applicators should never paint over bare wood windowsills. The finish will eventually shed. Bare wood requires a latex primer prior to painting.
Water base primer is fine over oil paint and oil base paint if fine over water base primer. In time, real soon, there will be NO oil base paints sold.
Before painting latex over oil based paint, follow these few simple steps to prepare the surface and help avoid your latex paint peeling or chipping off.
I'll never use oil based paint again. its nothing like painting with motor oil, more like molasses I have been painting house's/ skyscrapers/oil rigs for over 25 years. & yes you can use oil base paint over latex, 1st you scruff the existing paint with sand paper, then dust, put 1 coat of primer(Kilz primer is...
He said he intended on coming to treat the mold first with a mixture involving dawn then paint kilz primer over it.
Comments about Kilz Original Oil-Based Primer: I have worked done tons of painting over the last several years both in rental properties, at work, as well as at home. Killz has saved me time and time again.
But environmental concerns have put it in lesser favor at the same time science has made advances in latex paint technology.
The painters did not let the KILZ DRY before applying the paint. They used Dunn Edwards' latex eggshell "Enso" (no voc) and semi gloss.
In my experience, oil paint can be applied over latex without priming as long as the environmental conditions are not too demanding.
I have not had trouble painting Latex/ Acrylic over Oil but if you get a paint with primer mixed in it, you should be fine.
KILZ Original Multi-Surface Stain Blocking Interior Oil-Based Primer/Sealer.
Before you paint over oil paint or if you suspect it is oil-based and want to find out for sure, just do the following
Oil-based paint is good for trim work because trim takes more abuse over time than do walls.
Note, you can use latex paint over oil primer, but the reverse is not a good idea.
Oil based paint is a slow drying paint made with oil. Latex paints are generally better for the interior of homes and on large surfaces.
admin . Oil paint on latex primer is ok. You don’t need any finish on top of oil-based enamel as it’s a rock-solid finish on it’s own.
The Kilz line in general has had a spotty record of quality in the past so our company doesn't use it for the jobs we perform because of its inconsistent reputation.
Description: Kilz odorless, 13 oz aerosol, white interior premium sealer primer stain blocker. Non yellowing, reduces lingering odors, for use in areas where higher odor levels are prohibitive. Dries fast, ready to re-coat in 1 hour with latex or oil based paint.
Applying an oil-based paint directly over latex paint could be inviting later problems such as peeling, blistering, and uneven covering. Provided the latex is clean and in good condition, apply a latex primer over the latex paint- then applying the oil based paint would almost guarantee a great finish.
You can paint with oil-based paint over latex, but you should never paint latex over oil. It will not stay, unless you sand down the surface.
To assure that the latex will have a nice finish with good adhesion, be sure to prime the surface with a good quality primer. While some paints are designed to go directly over oil-based paint without the need for priming...
That's why I would use Kilz or another oil based sealer, over a shellac based sealer.
Stain-blocking primers can be oil or water based. Photo courtesy of Kilz.
Topcoat with latex or oil-based paint. KILZ MAX Clear contains a mildewcide that helps protect against growth of mold on the primer and is not intended to provide mildew protection on the substrate, subsequent coats of paint, or elsewhere on the building.
I'm a firm believer that oil based paints outlast latex paint over wood outdoors, so in a perfect world, I'd like to see you using an oil based primer over the bare wood, and top coating with an oil based paint.
You most definitely can paint latex paint over oil primer. I work in a paint store.
Acrylic latex paint and oil-based paint also known as "alkyd" paint. Acrylic latex paint is made with water and an acrylic resin binder.
An advantage of using oil based primer for wood siding is it also makes a somewhat good metal primer that will seal nail heads protecting them from rust more so than the latex.
KILZ Odorless oil base is a powerful interior stain blocker with no lingering odor.
Oil-based paint produces a very hard, slick surface which isn’t good for a latex top-coat to adhere to. So if it’s oil, you’ll need to go on to step #2. Second, you’ll want to use a good primer before putting the latex paint over the oil.
As far as paint for inside the stand, I really like Kilz Complete primer....it's the oil based primer of Kilz.....this stuff is great. You can leave it just with the primer of cover it with any good latex.
I typically use Benjamin Moore Fresh Coat latex primer for plaster, unless you have staining issues, then Kilz or Zinnser.
First let me say DO NOT paint latex over oil under any circumstances without properly preparing the trim first!
The problem with painting with latex paint over oil paint is the simple idea that oil and water don’t mix. If you try to use latex (a water-based paint ) on top of oil paint (with an alkyd or linseed oil binder) without the proper preparation or primer in between, all your efforts will peel off or chip off...
Your best option for a base coat to cover water stains on the ceiling is an oil-based, mold-resistant, stain-blocking primer (such as Kilz Oil-Based
You can apply quality latex paint over any oil- or latex-painted surface that’s in good shape.
The thinking was that the oil-based primer penetrated the wood fibers better than a latex primer, ensuring a firmer bond and thus a longer lasting paint job.
These changes have led to formulations containing more paint solids and less solvent, and a shift away from oil-based paints to waterborne or latex paints.
To paint over oil-based paint with latex paint, first test for lead. Then clean and prep the surfaces to be painted. To prepare the surface to take the latex paint, use an acrylic-based bonding primer to seal the prepped areas.
Use oil-based primer between the original surface and an oil-based top coat, or if you prefer to switch to a water-based paint for the top coat, be sure to use a primer formulated to make the transition from oil-based
Oil based paints have a higher volatile organic compound content than water based paints. Latex paints will not stick to oil based paints.
I have not painted laminate, but I always use oil based paints with oil based primer and water based paint with water based primer.
For example, going from oil-based paints to latex-based paints and vice versa, or changing colors drastically. Also, if paint is cracking
Paint a coat of oil-based primer onto the surface of the door. Use a roller, paintbrush, foam brush or paint sprayer.
Prime Paint over your stained wood with a paint primer first. You can use oil based or water based latex primer - you can even use spray paint. If you are planning on using oil based paint, use an oil based primer.
Oil-based paint tends to be a bit thicker than latex/water-based paint. For this reason, the two types require different rollers and brushes for best results.
After priming the metal, use an oil-based or latex paint for the top coat. You cannot always use a latex paint over a metal primer. Some products that are primed at the factory, such as some metal doors, will not accept a latex paint.
I have a small room to paint. Looking for left over Kilz primer and/or cream colored paint. Thanks! To browse free items in your area
Many people mistakenly think that latex paint isn’t supposed to be applied over oil-based primer, but the real painting no-no is applying latex paint over oil-based paint, which is a guaranteed bubble-fest and should be avoided at all costs.
Common primers include oil based primer, latex primer, and shellac primer.
I'm painting over a similar color. and it's in good condition. You probably don’t need a primer.
Once it has cured, an oil finish can be very hard, and some paints may not adhere well. Prime an oil finish with a high-quality latex primer before coating with latex paint. This is the same precaution you should take before painting latex over oil-based paint.
Using a latex primer can often result in a bigger mess as the water in the paint starts to lift the paper wherever it is poorly bonded. Use an oil base primer like KILZ as it bonds very well to the wallpaper face and does not cause any of the spot lifting.
We were also told we have to use an oil base primer to cover the oil base over-spray because a latex primer won't adhere to an oil base paint. So, we bought the Kilz Odorless oil base primer and what a disappointment!
The solvents in the oil-based primers and paints can ruin the vinyl covering. Use only latex paint to put over the latex primer. For the wood veneer paneling, use an oil-based, or alkyd, primer that will prevent the bleeding through of the dark stain of the paneling.
Can I put latex paint over a surface that was previously painted with an alkyd (oil) product?
kilz oil based primer with latex paint. The comfortable clothing was perfect for the dry desert of southern California, but useless against the damp chill of a Virginia autumn.
Back then the only house paints were oil-based paints, so my yacht was painted with top quality oil-based house paint.
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