Interior block walls

I want to finish my interior basement walls. I would like to not see the mortar joints, so I need something thick I think. a paint store suggested Perma-Crete Pitt-Flex, but really didn’t have any information on its application. The walls have been painted with a latex enamel semi-gloss paint.

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Painting wood paneling problem.

I thought I did everything right. I wanted to repaint some 50 year old dark wood paneling in my den. I cleaned the paneling with TSP. I spackled to fill in all the grooves. I used an electric sander to rough up everything and smooth out all of the spackle.

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1958 cinder block basement

I have a 1958 basement. Walls have been painted & spotted with flex seal over the years. Have had water issue in past but that has been resolved and fixed. Looking to just cleanup the basement corner by sump pump. Water stains etc  someone referred drylock but I am hesitating

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Can I use an oil based primer over latex primer?

I know that generally speaking, you’re not supposed to paint oil paint over latex paint. But what if you’re talking primer? I tried covering sharpie marker stains on a door with latex kilz and three coats later its still showing through. I’d like to try covering with some tougher oil

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New paint bleed through.

I used two coats of Valspar Season Flex Ultra white semi-gloss exterior to paint the interior of a new trailer I just recently purchased. The material that was painted over was new OSB. There are spots that bled through. Do you have a recommendation on the white semi-gloss paint I

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Calcamine

When I purchased my house, unbeknownst to me the ceilings, except kitchen and baths, were painted with Calcimine sp?  Later I painted the kitchen and baths with mildew proof paint and of course no problem.  Some years later I painted one of the bedroom ceilings and later the paint began

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Primer peeling off new greenboard

We recently added a 3 season sunroom and the wall that backs to our home was converted to green board. I patched, sanded, and wiped down the drywall. Then I primed it with Zinnser 123. A week later, I used blue painters tape at the bottom of the wall to

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