baseboards and trim work


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Old 03-25-02, 07:33 PM
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baseboards and trim work

i am redoing my baseboards and shoe molding...is it necessary to use any caulk before i paint???

also, if i need to caulk, what is the best for the job (i am covering will oil based paint)

thanks...michael
 
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Old 03-27-02, 06:12 PM
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If the spacing between the wall and your baseboard is unsightly and you figure it needs filling, then yes. Use a latex caulk without a lot of silicone...that makes it difficult for primer or paint to adhere to...the tube should brag somewhere that it's 'paintable'.
 
 

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