Water based paint

Upgrade your painting experience with water based paint. Learn about the advantages of using this eco-friendly option and create beautiful and long-lasting finishes for your next project.
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Painting water based latex paint directly on top of oil based paint without proper preparation will result in a bad paint job that will not adhere properly. Water based latex paint will bend and flex a bit as temperatures and moisture levels in your home change. Oil based paints are brittle and will crack, causing anything on the surface of the oil based paint to not adhere properly and usually chip off or also crack. Many people prefer water based paint instead of oil based paint because…

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Acrylic paint is water-based and therefore soluble in water when wet, so water can be used to dilute it. When it comes to how much can be thinned, several variables come into play, such as the quality of the paint, the surface area, and if you are using support (and what type). Some sources advise not to mix acrylic paint with more than 50% water. If you run out of it, the polymer in acrylic paint can break down and lose its adhesive qualities, causing it to peel or chip at some point...