Thinning Latex Paint for Spraying?


Latex paint is a water based paint and therefore can be thinned by the addition of water to the paint. Previously, latex paints could not be used with a paint sprayer, but new formulations have changed this. However if you find your paint is still clogging the nozzle, you can add 1/2 a cup of water for every gallon of paint.
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1. Pour the paint into a large bucket. (A 5-gallon bucket is usually good. 2. Add approximately 1/2 cup of water per gallon of paint, stirring the paint as it is added. 3. Check the
1 Use a spray-paint gun sprayer (sometimes called a "cup gun") for small jobs, such as furniture. The spray-gun is a virtually self-contained sprayer, electrical with a
Water! Just add water and mix it in well.
It is latex paint in a spray can. Source(s) Amateur Watercolorist.
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How to Thin Latex Paint for Spraying
Most latex paint is meant to be applied with either a roller or brush. But if you want to use latex paint in a paint sprayer, it may be necessary to thin the paint to avoid clogging the sprayer. While this may seem like something that should be easy to... More »
Difficulty: Moderately Easy
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