Primer question

Old 03-16-05, 10:17 AM
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Primer question

Do we really have to prime the already painted interior wall before painting new color? this is our first paint job on our first house .. please help.

Old 03-16-05, 01:51 PM
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the only reason to prime an already painted surface would be if there is a material differance [such as recoating oil base with latex] or to seal repairs. Some colors will cover better with an appropriate primer. Ask the paint store to be sure. If you are just changing colors, paint away.
Old 03-16-05, 04:14 PM
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Yep, what he said.

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