How to Paint over Peeling Paint

Peeling paint can be too uncomfortable for house owners if it started peeling off quickly. When you see there is some portion of the paint that is pulled off, the only way to give a better look is to cure the portion and then paint again. In this article, we will talk about the painting process over peeling paint.

First Asses the Portion Where the Paint Is Being Peeled Off

Before the decision of painting, you will have to assess the portion where the paint has been started peeling off. The best way to paint over peeling paint is to remove all the peeled portion. After you have come to an assessment, go for the next part.

Select a Day

Painting is an artistic matter and for this reason, you must not do cursory work for it. Plan a day for the painting process. Ideally, a single day is not adequate as you will have to dry up both the primer and the paint, so you should manage at least two to three consecutive days for the work. Manage days when you are totally free so that you can work in full-fledged.

Make a List of Things and Estimate the Total Cost

It is wise to make a list of all the items that you will have to buy in order to go for a better painting. We will give you a list of items which you can follow to have a better idea about the necessary items. After making the list, check the estimated price of each item roughly and make a rough total budget for the items. making the estimation is good for getting an idea about how much you will need to spend for buying the items.

Buy the Necessary Items

Here is a list of all the necessary items that you will have to buy.

Scrap the Peeled Portion

Now scrap the whole peeled area of paint in order to remove it completely. The loosen paint must be removed before going for the next step.

Prime the Portion Well

Prime with a quality primer as to cure the portion well. Prime with a paintbrush or roller. After the first coat of primer, give reasonable time to dry it completely. After drying up well, go for the second coat of primer. The second coat of primer makes the priming stronger and better.

Paint with Latex Paint

This is the final stage of the painting. Use a paint sprayer for the best result in painting. You can also use a paintbrush or roller in order to complete the painting though the finishing will not be like using a paint sprayer. Paint evenly with the paint sprayer. You might need to give double coats of paint. After both the coats of paint, you will have to leave much time to dry them up.

Finally, your main concern is always to match the color of the peeled portion with the rest of the area.

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