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Re: Interior painting time!

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Originally Posted by Jgbrown View Post
I will put on 2 coats of the primer, then topcoat.
I'm either going with a scrubable acrylic(semi-gloss, off white)
which offers the advantages of:
cleanable but not as blindingly obvious with every defect as glossy.
Less toxic to work with
easy to buy, I can get it at the local paint shop easily, and it bonds well with this primer(bought both together).
Use the acrylic semi-gloss. Get one formulated for bathrooms & kitchens as they have mildewcides in them.

One big advantage of this choice is it can be colour matched so if you can get a sample of your existing colour, you can have them make more.

If you choose a standard colour instead, it will be available indefinitely - they keep all their old mixing formulas so as long as you know it, they can look it up and mix it for you.
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