How To Paint Over Polyurethane

By Robert Robillard on How To

How To Paint Over Polyurethane Or Varnish Finishes

Applying Paint

You may paint with latex, oil-base or any other paint or enamel.

Tip:  To keep the brush from drying while prepping the wood wrap it in plastic wrap or a plastic bag to keep the air from drying it. Keep a rag over your primer bucket to keep out debris.

Conclusion

In the professional circles of painting contractors there is a long standing saying that “even a good paint job requires great preparation!” Painting is 80% prep and 20% applying the paint.

Follow these detailed steps and you can ensure that your paint will adhere and last a long, long time. 

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Robert Robillard

Robert Robillard

Carpenter / Remodeler / Editor / Writer / Video Talent

Robert Robillard is a general contractor, carpenter and operates a remodeling company located in Concord, MA. He is the editor of ConcordCarpenter.com and ToolBoxBuzz, and a has a weekly column in the Sunday Boston Globe. Rob is a recognized leader in tool and how-to information for building professionals, he hosts the Concord Carpenter Cable TV Show, offering advice on home repairs and maintenance. On his website, Rob uses his knowledge and experience to help and educate on best practices in the remodeling industry. His motto: “Well done is better than well said!”. Contact Rob at: info@aconcordcarpenter.com

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