Frequently Asked Questions About Painting Your Home
If you have any questions about your home's paint job, be sure to check out our frequently asked questions. We strive to answer all of the painting-related questions that you might have.
How long does it take a coating of paint to dry?
Oil-based paints take about 6-8 hours to dry and 24 hours to recoat. Latex paints take about 1 hour to dry and can be recoated in 4 hours. This time might increase in a humid climate.
Can I sleep in a room I just repainted?
Generally, yes, it's safe to sleep in a room that you painted that day, especially if you painted the room earlier in the day rather than later and if you ventilate the area well. However, leave the room if you begin to feel lightheaded or dizzy.
How long does an epoxy floor last?
An epoxy floor can last between 5 and 10 years, on average
What patterns and effects can I get with my stained concrete?
Your stained concrete can be made to match a variety of designs, from marble to natural stone and wood. The results depend upon the application and coloring.
How long will my deck staining last?
Generally, a deck staining can last from 3 to 4 years.
How can an interior painting improve my home's air quality?
Over time, harmful particulates in your home's air can attach themselves to the walls, where they can continue to circulate throughout your home. With a fresh interior coat of paint, those particulates will be sealed away and new ones will be less likely to replace them.