Can you paint over a glossy EGGSHELL finish with FLAT paint to get a flat finish?

Questions & AnswersCategory: Painting Walls and CeilingsCan you paint over a glossy EGGSHELL finish with FLAT paint to get a flat finish?
Anonymous asked 6 years ago

The paint purchased was EGGSHELL, and we have sprayed two coats…it is extremely SHINY. Homeowner wants a flat finish-any advice?

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MagicDave answered.

Yes, paint over it with a flat finish paint, taking care to see that it covers without any "peeking thru" … give it 2 coats if necessary… Good Luck!

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