Paint over candle wax residue?

Questions & AnswersCategory: Painting Walls and CeilingsPaint over candle wax residue?
Bruce Gilmour asked 10 years ago

Can you paint over candle smoke residue on a ceiling? Or do you need to wash it first?

1 Answers
Crowder Painting answered.

You need to wash off as much as you can before painting. After washing apply a good primer, shellac primer would be best.