Painting Exterior Wood ?


Hello:
Can pressure treated wood (exterior use) be directly painted over without a primer ? Latex paint O.K. ?
If a primer is needed, recommendations for ? Then is Latex O.K. ?
Thanks, B.
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Most times the wood needs to weather a bit first. Primer is a good idea if you want the least problems. Water based finishes are fine. Robert11 wrote:

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Always use primer! Always!
I would put 3 coats of oil based primer, then at least two coats of oil based paint if it's going to be outside.
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