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adr5a1

11:50PM | 09/08/04
Member Since: 09/08/04
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House built in 1948 and has wood panaling. Do i have to do more than wash the walls, prime it, then paint? Is there a particular primer i need to use? How many hours do you wait in between washing the walls, priming etc.? thanks for any help.

5slb6

04:54PM | 09/09/04
Member Since: 07/28/02
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You will want to wipe down the paneling with mineral spirits and follow that with a wash of amonia and water and if the finish on the paneling is really glossy you should sand first.

The primer to use is Zinsser BIN. The finsih paint can be the latex finish paint of your choice.

adr5a1

05:40PM | 09/09/04
Member Since: 09/08/04
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thanks for your reply. where does one buy mineral spirits?

5slb6

03:00AM | 09/11/04
Member Since: 07/28/02
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You can buy it at the paint store while you are getting your paint it is also called paint thinner.
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