I'm attempting to paint the walls in our bedroom using primer followed
by latex paint. The paint and primer are both tinted.
We attempted to prime the walls using rollers in small 3X3 sections at
a time. After the primer dried, we notice that the edges of the 3X3
sections that tend to overlap the neighbouring sections are pretty
dark when compared to the interior of the 3X3 section. So what we
have are darker borders and a lighter interior for each of the
We've left the walls alone for a few days, and over the days, the
darkness of the edges has faded a bit, but they are still very
How do I fix this? What am I doing wrong? Any help would be
Do I just paint over and hope for the best that the primer borders
will be hidden. If they are still visible after a layer of paint, do
I just try another layer of paint? How do I stop the same phenomenon
from happening when I paint?
Thank you for any advise you can throw my way.