Architectural Record Engineering News-Record BE - Building Enclosure
Paintings and Coatings: Surface Preparation and Solutions to Common Paint Issues
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Continuing Education

Learning Objectives - After listening to this course, you should be able to:

  1. Determine best practices for surface preparation of drywall, wood, cement block, and metal
  2. Describe general drywall preparation, and define each of the five drywall finish levels
  3. Recall metal surface cleaning methods and recoating practices
  4. Describe paint ingredients and how they define the characteristics of paint, and
  5. Identify common paint issues and solutions.



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Provides an overview of the best surface preparation practices for drywall, wood, cement block, and metal, with a focus on paint ingredients and how paint adheres to the substrate. Included are discussions on common paint issues and solutions.


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