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Question:


I live in AZ. Had a painting contractor repaint my split log cabin,he never scraped off any of the loose or peeling surface,but sprayed a coat of latex paint over the surface. I'm a retired painting contractor of over 45 years,you don't "spray" paint over a log surface,you must use a primer on all surfaces that have been properly scraped,before you apply you finish coat. This ass-hole did none of the above,what would you have done?

Answer:

First, you should never put paint on logs. If the original finish was that bad it should have been media blasted and then Osborne brushed before applying a latex stain. If want the painted look use Sherwin Williams Woodscapes Solid stain. No primer is required.

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