The types of paint good for wood include water-based acrylic, latex and enamel paints. For best results, the person should prepare the wood surface well before painting. Unlike other materials, wood is porous, and that m... More »

There are three popular ways of removing paint from wood: sanding, electric hot air gun, and chemical stripping. Sanding is a long process. Electric hot air gun is a faster one, but it is appropriate only if you want to ... More » Home & Garden Home Maintenance

The best paint for a wood floor is a latex enamel that has been formulated for floors, porches and decks. Preparing the floor for the paint is also important. More »

Acrylic paints are safe to use on wood surfaces. Due to their flexibility and durability, paints formulated with acrylic latex resins are often favored over oil- or alkyd-based paints for use on projects involving wood. More »

There are chemicals made to remove oil based paints from wood. The chemicals can be harsh so make sure to wear safety gear. More » Home & Garden Home Maintenance

Elastomeric paints are suitable for wood siding on a residential home application. Used only for exterior applications, these paints are stretchable, flexible and water-resistant, and have the ability to bridge any crack... More »

Exterior acrylic latex and elastodynamic paints are suitable for outdoor brick surfaces, while gloss and semi-gloss sheen selections provide the advantages of easy cleaning and texture highlighting. Stain is a non-paint ... More » Home & Garden Home Maintenance