is there a need to sand

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Old 02-25-08, 07:40 AM
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is there a need to sand

in the building that i am a super in the hallways have a stincil paint that was commomnly done in the 80's i think, the owners would like me to re-paint the hallways, now do i have to sand the stencil off or could i use a sealer. the ower is saying the the black stencil lines will bleed though nomatter what and that the only way is to sand first
 
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Old 02-25-08, 04:38 PM
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More than likely it will need to be sanded. While a primer sealer would stop any color from bleeding thru, it won't stop the imprint of the design from telegraphing thru the paint.
 
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Old 02-25-08, 09:59 PM
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thanks guess i will have to get some paper and get busy
 
 

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