10:51AM | 01/15/05
Member Since: 01/14/05
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Hello ther, can anyone help me? I am trying to paint the trim in my house. Problem: The trim is currentlty dark purple. I don't know if I should prime over it making the paint thicker. Sand it? take it off?. The carpet is new and the walls have recently been painted


04:55PM | 01/15/05
Member Since: 07/28/02
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What color are you going to paint over this wondeful purple?

Is it latex or oil base paint on your trim?

You should sand the trim and wash with amonia and water before you paint to aid in adhesion and coverage of the new paint.


05:30PM | 01/15/05
Member Since: 01/14/05
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Thank you so very much for the help! I am using a white semi-gloss latex paint. Do I sand down to the wood? Should I use a primer?
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