Need to Prime??


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Old 12-12-06, 09:08 AM
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Without the primer, the repaired areas will absorb paint differently from the rest of the wall creating an inconsistent finish. Better results come from priming the wall, especially the entire wall.
 
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Old 12-12-06, 09:12 AM
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Smile Need to Prime??

Is there a need to prime walls if I am just painting over a white wall that has been patched with compound in a few areas, or can I just paint the walls?
 
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Old 12-12-06, 01:57 PM
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At a minimum, you need to prime the repairs.
 
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Old 12-12-06, 02:47 PM
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The repairs need to be primed! IF the repairs are minor you can cheat by first applying a coat of paint over the repairs and then painting the wall.
It usually isn't necesarry to prime the entire wall unless repairs are extensive or big color change.
 
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Old 12-13-06, 06:25 PM
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thank you all. I think I will prime all the wall surface just to be safe. Thanks again.
 
 

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