Use liquid sandpaper by cleaning the surface, providing adequate ventilation, applying the product, and rubbing it in using a lint-free towel. The product does not remove paint, but it does remove the gloss from the existing finish, making it easier for a fresh coat of paint to bond.Continue Reading
Before applying liquid sandpaper, the surface should be free of any dust, dirt or grease. Wash it using warm soapy water, and dry with a lint-free towel. Use a tack cloth to remove any remaining dust before applying the product.
Liquid sandpaper is flammable, so provide adequate ventilation before opening the product. Extinguish any open flames, and avoid using the product in enclosed spaces. Wear rubber gloves and eye protection.
Use a paintbrush to apply the liquid sandpaper to the surface you want to degloss. Do not spill the product on other surfaces. Allow standing time as per the manufacturer's directions.
Use a lint-free towel to rub the liquid sandpaper into the surface you are deglazing, and allow it to dry. Ensure all the product has evaporated thoroughly before you start to apply the new finish. Make sure any towels used in this process are thoroughly dry before disposing them.
Use RedGard sealer by first applying the product to corners and seams using a paintbrush and then using a paint roller to apply two successive coats to flat wall surfaces. Ensure the greatest amount of coverage by rolling the first coat of RedGard onto the walls using horizontal passes and using vertical passes to apply the second coat after the first coat dries. Let dry RedGard stand an entire day before installing tile over the surface.Full Answer >
Use self-leveling concrete topping by pouring the product onto a prepared concrete surface and evening the product's surface using a spreader. Pay attention to the product's directions, as different concrete floor toppers require different application thicknesses. Allow the topping to dry fully before cutting or engraving the surface or installing hardwood flooring or carpet over the topper.Full Answer >
To paint a decorative fiberglass column, clean the column with a damp cloth, and sand the column lightly with 120-grit sandpaper. Apply primer to the column using a paintbrush beginning at the top of the column and working downward. Allow the primer to dry, and apply one coat of exterior paint with a paintbrush. After the first coat of paint dries, apply an additional one to two coats of paint.Full Answer >
To remove paint from interior wood trim, use a denatured alcohol or mineral spirits and light-grade sandpaper. The removal process depends on whether the paint is latex or oil based.Full Answer >