by James Benney, Dan Greenough, and Doug Kelly
JANUARY JLC 1997
I Proper substrate
preparation and good
are the keys to a
f you listen to the paint advertisements on TV, you might
think all you have to do to get a good, long-lasting latex
enamel coating is to brush it on. The truth is, it takes knowledge
and a lot of experience to produce durable and attractive
work with latex enamels. There are many factors that
can cause a latex coating to fail. Here are some of the most
common, along with their solutions.
Paint Doesn't Stick
???Inadequate substrate preparation; no primer used.
???Paint applied over a glossy,