Use alcohol to determine if you paint is currently a latex base or oil base. Put a little on a cloth rag, cotton is better. Rub the painted surface a little. If you see the paint washing off then there is a good chance that is latex paint.
If you apply latex paint on an oil based surface then it will peel.
Craftsman Direct, "Handyman Home Improvement" Inc.
Located at: 353 Jonestown Road Suite 186, Winston-Salem, NC, 27104 (336) 803-7414
Is now offering double coupons on all painting projects in the Triad.
We use the highest quality GE 100% Silicone II Caulk to minimize future problems with water getting into wood. We also use Sherwin Williams paint.
The key to good quality and long lasting exterior paint job is all in the prep work. Thorough pressure cleaning is critical to a fine finish. All flaking paint must be removed and primer must be applied to bare wood.
Craftsman Direct offers free quotes on all home improvement projects.