bathroom paint

guys,
i already painted my bathroom w/ a mildew resistant paint, but i forgot to buy a whote paint for the ceiling, can i use an ordinary ceiling paint for my bathroom? i have ceiling paint leftovers
thanx
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zackde wrote:

You can, but if you have a damp bathroom you will wish you did not. I don't have a problem in my bath, but it is large and well ventilated so dampness is not a problem.
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I've never had a problem in my house. If you live in a very humid area or have otherwise poor ventilation your results may differ.
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Edwin Pawlowski wrote:

You could purchase the mildew additive separately. Add it to the standard ceiling paint and go for it...
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TP is right - you can buy the mildicide separately. You may have to go to a paint store [MAB, Sherwin-Williams] - I don't know if the generic "home centers" carry it.
As others have mentioned, if your bathroom gets humid you'll want a paint with some gloss to it.
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i think the mildew additive is my best option
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