Paint Drying Duration Statistics

The average paint drying duration is approximately 2-3 hours.

Statistic 1

"On average, oil-based paint takes 6-8 hours to dry to the touch."

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Statistic 2

"Latex paint will dry to the touch in 1 to 6 hours, depending on factors such as temperature and humidity."

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Statistic 3

"A coat of alkyd paint can take as long as 24 hours to fully dry."

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Statistic 4

"If it's cold and wet outside, it might take as long as one full week for your paint to dry completely."

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Statistic 5

"Gloss paint usually takes 24 hours to fully dry to the touch."

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"Metallic paint takes around 24 hours to dry fully, but can set to the touch in 6 hours."

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Statistic 7

"On average, a coat of primer dries to the touch in about 30 minutes, and is ready for re-coating in about an hour."

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Statistic 8

"Radiator paint can take up to 16 hours to dry out fully."

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Statistic 9

"Hammered finish paint dries to the touch in 15 minutes and to handle in 30 minutes."

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Statistic 10

"Metallic car finish paint will dry in about 48 hours but will take up to a week to completely harden."

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"Wood paint will dry to touch in 30 minutes and fully dry in 2 hours."

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Statistic 12

"Ceiling paint usually dries in approximately 60 minutes."

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Statistic 13

"Garage door paint typically dries within 2-4 hours."

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Statistic 14

"Lacquer paint can take up to 48 hours to fully dry depending on the number of coats."

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Statistic 15

"Bathroom paint can take up to two hours to dry enough so it won't be affected by humidity."

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