Are there weather limits in using elastomeric paint?

Questions & AnswersCategory: Elastomeric Paint QuestionsAre there weather limits in using elastomeric paint?
Melvin Morrow Staff asked 4 years ago

I live in the SW where elastomeric paints over stucco are common. My brother in Florida was told that elastomeric paint does not do well in that heat. Are there limitations on elastomeric usage?

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Anonymous Staff answered 6 years ago

Elastomeric coatings are common in Florida, both residential and commercial uses. Once dry this coating will be fine. Your brother just needs to get hold of a good local painter.

Applying elastomeric paints in excessive heat isn't recommended. There is a way to get around this limitation if this is stucco; wet down the stucco wall before application. This is counter-intuitive but many manufactured do recommend doing this and it does work.

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