Can "Alkatex" be thinned with water?

kmfisherAugust 28, 2012

We have been painting our trim with Ace's Cabinet, Door, and Trim paint. The results have been spectacular. It is really nice paint.

Now I am going to paint the wood trim of the fireplace and then white-wash the brick of the fireplace similar to this:

White-Washed Brick Fireplace Tutorial

In the tutorial, latex paint was used and thinned with half water. Can I do the same thing with the Alkatex from Ace or should I go buy a quart of latex paint?



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The label should tell you what to thin it with. If all it tells you is " do not thin" look for aromatic solvents [oil] or acrylic resins [water] in the ingredients as a guide.

    Bookmark   September 6, 2012 at 9:38AM
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Dilute a small amount of it and test it on something to make sure it dries OK.

    Bookmark   September 9, 2012 at 11:11AM
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