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True or false: Many coating manufacturers recommend that wood should have a moisture content of 15% or less before painting it.


True or false: Some fire-resistant, intumescent coatings are used on wood substrates.


True or false: The USDA Forest Products Laboratory (FPL) recommends special surface preparation prior to painting if bare wood is exposed to the atmosphere for more than three to four weeks.


Is it possible for a wood floor coating to be very glossy but not slippery?


True or false: To assure successful adhesion, more paint has to be applied to weathered wood so that it penetrates the soft, damaged layer and adheres to the sound substrate beneath.


What organization has developed specifications, tests, and an approved supplier and products list for finishes used on athletic wood floors?


True or false: When a coating is applied to a wood surface degraded by exposure to sunlight, the coating can fail because of the weakness in the surface layer.


When assessing the moisture content of wood with a suitable moisture meter, what level of moisture is generally considered the upper limit for successful painting?


True or false: It is useful to expose exterior wood to the weather for a few weeks before painting it.


 
 
   

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