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Dry Erase Paint Installation Tips That Can Help You

Although many companies and individuals use dry erase boards in homes and business meetings, the size of an average board can be somewhat prohibitive at times. However, a newcomer to the block now enables anyone to paint a section or even an entire wall or office with what is known as dry erase paint. Owing to the fact that this product is completely different to regular paint, here are a few handy tips to help ensure that you apply it correctly. Getting Started Before applying dry erase paint to any surface, ensure that it is clean and completely dry. This product can be used on surfaces that have been previously coated with top-coat latex or oil-based paint, provided that it is smooth, dry and already cured. Un-primed surfaces will need to have primer applied, which will need to dry before applying the dry erase paint. It is usually recommended to sand the surface with 80 grit sandpaper and then removing the dust residue before starting to apply the first coat of this paint. Once the surface has been correctly prepared and is found to be free of dirt, grit or grime, the application process can begin. Applying the Product An advantage of this paint product is that it does not need to be stirred before being applied. It can be applied with a good quality brush, a lint-free