What happens if you paint a second coat too soon?
Do I need to wait 12 hours between coats of paint?
How long do you let paint dry before second coat?
Does painting a second coat make it darker?
Do I have to wait 4 hours between coats?
After your first coat of paint is dry, it’s safe to recoat typically after four to six hours. A good rule of thumb is to wait at least three hours to recoat your paint or primer if it’s water-based. Waiting 24 hours is best for oil-based paint and primer.