It's not uncommon for deck railing paint to fail prematurely. to remove the thin layer of degraded wood before applying paint. If paint still wipes off, repriming is necessary. Oil-based primers usually block extractive stains better than do latex primers, and may be a better choice on redwood and cedar;.
Clear, kiln-dried, finger-joint cedar porch posts, railing and spindle. I would remove the railings unless you have small children in the house. Ok, Casey can you help me figure out the thinned primer/dipping process?.
When the painters painted the railings used latex primer and paint. If you don't want to do this, then you're going to have to scrape off the trying to match cedar railing/can I go over it with a dark brown paint after it drys?.
If there is too much stain, it restricts the moisture from evaporating away, so peeling can occur. .. At this point, we would recommend that you strip the deck with a wood stain . However, we installed cedar on the 64 foot long porch/deck the same year . Some off of the spindles, the floor boards, the railings on the stairs.
No, you do not use a primer before a deck stain. .. My deck has a semi- transparent natural cedar tone stain from over .. Should I use a stripper to get the old layers off and if so, will a stripper harm the aluminum balusters?.