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Latex paint over oil base paint?

17 years ago

I admit to being an "old timer" so my gut says you can't put water based paint over oil. Every paint store I've gone to for advice as to "HOW?" just gets me a different answer.

The oil paint is on all the trim in my 200+years old house. NY state is tough on VOC's and it's nearly impossible to buy oil paint any way.

Anyone able to advise me about how to proceed? Would a primer like BIN be enough to block the 10 year old oil paint? THANKS!

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