Will varnish dry in cold weather?
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Likewise, people ask, how warm does it have to be to varnish?
Ideal Conditions are 70 degrees F and 50-70% humidity. Refinishing furniture in a space that is below or above the 65-75 degrees F range can lead to problems, and a space below 55 degrees F is definitely too cold.
Likewise, does polyurethane dry in cold weather? In colder temperatures, polyurethane tends to dry more slowly, which can cause a whitish film to develop.
Likewise, people ask, does lacquer dry in cold weather?
Shellac, a wiping varnish, and spray lacquer dry quicker than other finishes in cold weather. The best solution, though: Wait for a day that's not too cold, too hot, or too humid. And then make sure the wood, the finish, and the air are all the same temperature before you start brushing or spraying.
Can stain dry in cold weather?
Effects of Cold Temperatures Water-based stains rely on evaporation to dry and cure properly. In a cold room, that evaporation process is much slower. It usually doesn't start slowing down until the temperature dips below 70 degrees Fahrenheit, but even then, you might not notice the slower drying time.