1) Lightly sand the wax off, apply another coat of paint and then poly. 2) Use mineral spirits in a well-ventilated area to remove the wax and then apply poly OR 3) if you’re using the same brand name say Annie Sloan CP w Annie Sloan Wax, simply apply a coat or two of AS paint over your wax, and then poly. Thank you! $25. We filled these holes in with wood putty and rushed to Home Depot to get floor paint instead. Priming the stairs. The reason it makes this style paint look darker is because it is chalky in nature and when a seal or wax coat is applied it takes away that “chalky” effect and it appears darker. I did something similar to my oak kitchen table – I first tried a wood stain in a grey color, but too much of the oak-y color showed through, so I lightly (I mean really lightly) sanded and applied a glaze that I made with behr glaze and Ben Moore White Dove and Black mixed to the shade I wanted. favorite this post Jan 28 New 36 inch barn doors with hardware $220 (Silverthorne) pic hide this posting restore restore this posting. Concrete Acid Stain - Sea Mist $80 (Buena Vista) pic hide this posting restore restore this posting. Started off with paint brush and it took 3 hours to do 4 panels of lattice. Reply. I just cleaned it with regular dish soap and water. You can restore your existing deck by applying a deck paint restoration product. I did not add any primer to the counters, I did not sand my counters. Hope that helps! What color paint, and which brand & finish did you use? The color is actually cracked pepper by Behr. $220. favorite this post Jan 28 Metalbestos Chimney Pipe $100 (Salida) pic hide this posting restore restore this posting. Only last couple years before it needs re-coat. Yo people, I lay it for Y’all to play it out! Hope this helps. The most distinctive feature of this product is its ability to lock out stains and odors (or to lock them in, if you prefer). Which finish is the winner? It provides a film that is highly resistant to cracking, peeling, blistering, weathering, chalking and erosion. I also painted the floor (BEHR patio and floor paint), spray painted the cabinet knobs (2x Rustoleum), and spray painted all appliances (rustoleum appliance spray paint) See attached pictures. Moved on to the deck the next day and we were all done in 2 hours also. Issue is have to sand old damaged film down to get good adhesion for new coat, and that is lot of work. July 31, 2016 at 9:22 pm. The cabinet paint is Benjamin Moore Advance. Deck stain doesn’t build a hard film and prep is easier for renewal finishing. I used 3 cans total to cover two small counters and the sink counter. The only thing really to watch with a varnish is that if you have a stain that may be prone to bleed, a varnish will ‘pull it through the paint’ more than a wax, so a good stain blocker is a must. Ashley Mayes. However, the pine wood was so soft that removing the nails and staples left many big holes and indents in the wood. Haha:) Thanks! We initially wanted to stain the top of the wood and paint the risers white. YMMV-- If it wasn't for bad luck, I wouldn't have no luck at all, - Albert King - Born Under a Bad Sign released 1967. sepeck. This post was most recently updated on March 19th, 2020. The poly won’t really make a latex paint (sounds like you used latex) appear darker like it does with chalk-style paint, however. Did the other 13 panels in 2 hours. 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