Go Back  DoItYourself.com Community Forums > Interior Improvement Center > Paneling and Trim
Reload this Page >

Touching up paint on sprayed baseboard?

Touching up paint on sprayed baseboard?

Reply

  #1  
Old 02-25-14, 08:49 AM
Member
Thread Starter
Join Date: Jun 2013
Location: USA
Posts: 27
Touching up paint on sprayed baseboard?

Hi All,

Over the weekend I sprayed and installed the baseboards in my wife's closet. I've filled the nail holes and caulked the gaps and now have a question about touch up paint.

Since I sprayed (HVLP) the baseboard, I'm wondering what the best way would be to apply the touch up paint so that the texture / finish matches. Obviously you wouldnt want to use a brush for this right? I'm thinking it would leave brush marks over the nail holes and smooth sprayed finish every where else. Right? I was thinking maybe a small foam roller or very very light nap wienie roller.

Any suggestions?

Thank you!
 
Sponsored Links
  #2  
Old 02-25-14, 09:34 AM
Banned. Rule And/Or Policy Violation
Join Date: Apr 2013
Location: USA
Posts: 4,297
That will work, have a sash brush ready for any mess ups.
 
  #3  
Old 02-25-14, 09:43 AM
Forum Topic Moderator
Join Date: Mar 2005
Location: USA
Posts: 43,829
I'd brush the entire baseboard maybe cheating a little towards the bottom. If you caulked the joints and where the base meets the wall - all that needs paint too. Using the right brush and thinning the paint slightly will go a long way towards minimizing brush marks.
 
Reply

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off


Thread Tools
Search this Thread
Display Modes