Elastomeric Paint – To Use or Not To Use

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Anonymous asked 8 years ago

Would you recommend using elastomeric paint and/or coating on a drywall ceiling? Someone recommended that I use this type of paint on my Florida room ceiling. I’m not sure because this is a room that has screens and vinyl windows and it tends to get rather humid in there during the summer. Any advice you can give would be much appreciated.

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Crowder Painting answered.

Elastomeric paint is overkill for this area. Plus, it could trap accumulated moisture behind it. I recommend using a very high quality exterior satin instead. At least if there is a problem the regular paint will bubble and split allowing you to notice and get it fixed. The elastomeric will hold itself together longer allowing the problem to do more damage.

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