Pre-primed white cedar, do I prime again?

Questions & AnswersCategory: Paint PrimersPre-primed white cedar, do I prime again?
Robert Longo asked 8 years ago

I need to know if I have to apply a oil base primer (on the already primed shingles from the factory) before I apply a solid color stain?

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MagicDave answered.

No you don't but be advised that Stain will only penetrate surfaces that are "natural and unfinished" so any primer will block the Stain from being absorbed 100% as it should…

You should start with unprimed cedar…

You could Paint it however… choose a finish color that appears similar to the Stain that you wanted to use… use Acrylic Paint… Sherwin Williams A-100 use a flat finish…

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