Can you use oil based primer with water based paint?
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Also to know is, should I use oil or water based primer?
Water based primer versus oil based primer paint Basically the difference between the two primers is: Water based primer is for acrylic or latex paints and oil based primer is for enamel paints. It is far easier to clean the water based primer as turpentine is not needed – just a good wash with warm soapy water.
Subsequently, question is, what kind of paint can I use on oil based primer? Using Latex on an Oil-Based Primer There are many reasons to use latex paint over an oil primer, and the results are a strong, lasting surface. As a general rule, latex primers are used for drywall and soft woods, although there are a few notable exceptions.
Also asked, can I mix oil and water based paints?
Oil and water-based colors are not typically mixed, because the oil separates from water. However, if the components of the oil paints are chemically modified and you use water soluble or water mixable oil paints, you can mix your colors with acrylic or other water-based paints.
How many coats of primer do I need?
Generally, one to two coats of primer will suffice for painting interior walls, but how many you'll need depends on the wall material, the paint color, and the type of primer used. Keep reading for the magic number of primer coats for all types of interior painting projects.