Asked by: Faruk Shareekaasked in category: General Last Updated: 31st January, 2020
Can you use acrylic paint on pressure treated wood?
Beside this, what kind of paint do you use on pressure treated wood?
Finally, you can paint your pressure treated wood! Apply at least two coats of paint for an even finish. Latex paint works best on pressure treated wood since oil-based paints can resist the surface.
how long should you wait before you paint pressure treated wood? six months
Also, is it OK to paint pressure treated lumber?
Besides making sure your pressure treated lumber is dried out from the treatment process, it’s also essential not to paint any wood if it’s wet from rain or snow. Do your painting during warm, dry weather and low humidity conditions. If your lumber is outside, wait at least a month after the last rain before painting.
What is the best primer for pressure treated wood?
Painting Pressure Treated Wood
- They recommend their Zinsser Cover Stain Primer.
- Pressure-treated wood may not be the best choice for exterior trim, since most pressure-treated wood is southern yellow pine, a species that is not particularly good at holding paint.