Preparing to paint

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Old 01-20-03, 07:22 PM
Shann
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I have finally managed to get all the wallpaper and glue off my walls, though underneath is really glossy paint. Before I paint I guess this will need to be sanded down, what would be the best way to do this?
 
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Old 01-21-03, 05:44 PM
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You can lightly scuff sand it with 220 grit paper. You just want to create a surface with some 'tooth' to it. Then prime.
 
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Old 01-23-03, 09:48 AM
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I use a sanding pole for dry wall and 100 gritt paper.Just dont press down to hard untill the paper dulls down some.!00 gritt want clog as fast one piece will do a hole house.
 
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Old 01-23-03, 03:27 PM
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I just did this also. Make sure that you prime/seal the walls before painting.
Using an oil base sealer is best, but a water based sealer/primer is fine also.
good luck.
 
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