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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?


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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