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Re: Interior painting time!

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Originally Posted by Jgbrown View Post
Damnit, Everything I was coming across online said not to use mildew/mold resistant paints due to toxicity issues in a small enclosed space like a boat. Especially since I live aboard.

The ones referenced are designed for indoor living spaces - their supposed toxicity is not a concern.

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I am still a bit worried about the toughness of the acrylic surface vs the enamel, but considering the poor adhesion of the previous enamel I guess it doesn't matter.
They are plenty tough - mine stayed in good shape for nine years until I sold the boat.

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Should I get a mildewcide additive, I had planned to avoid it based on what I'd read, but not spending so much time cleaning would be a big plus!
No - the bath & kitchen paint has enough - you COULD create a toxicity problem by mixing your own.
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