How Long Does Primer Have to Dry before Painting?


It is recommended that primer dries for 24 hours before painting over it. There is no set time for how long it will take for primer to dry but generally 8 hours or more. If the primer is made with latex it could dry in about an hour.
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1. Cut in the primer around the edges. Use a brush and go out from the edges about two inches. Work in sections where the primer will not dry out before you start to roll the wall
The amount of drying time needed for an interior
Checking with my paint supplier, I was told you have to wait at least 48 hours for oil base paint to dry before covering with latex. Probably, the longer the better.
Either read the directions on the can, or call the store where you purchased the paint. If you have a very humid day, then the drying time will increase. I would say as a rule of
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