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Fix latex paint drips that have dried by removing the drip, sanding the affected area, priming the wall and applying touch up paint in thin coats. Avoid paint drips by periodically stepping away from the surface when pai... More »

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Removing latex paint from clothing is more complicated and time-consuming than removing acrylic paint. Many acrylic paint stains dissolve in water, but latex paint requires treatment with dish soap and commercial stain r... More »

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Although paint cans are not labeled with expiration dates, it is possible for latex paint to go bad. Fortunately, it is easy to tell when this happens, since the paint produces a strong and unpleasant odor. More »

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Remove paint drips on a wall by lightly scraping off the raised portion of the drip with a scraper, gently sanding the area in the direction of the drip and applying an additional topcoat of paint. Work carefully to remo... More »

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To fix paint chips on a wall, scrape off the sticking chips from the wall with a putty knife, fill the holes with spackle, sand the wall, then apply primer before painting. To achieve a uniform surface, use paint that is... More »

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Paint runs develop when excess paint drips from your brush, creating bumps in the finished coat. This process fixes runs that you discover once they are almost dry or completely dry, after it is too late to just wipe the... More »

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To fix paint steaks, wait for the paint to dry completely, purchase new paint that matches the original shade, and prepare the area for painting. Apply primer over the streaks, and then paint the area with a fresh coat. More »

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