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Old paint found after removing wallpaper

Postby S.Willson1 » Wed Dec 28, 2022 10:03 am

Hi all, I’ve been removing wallpaper and it has revealed old paint that is flaking in areas. We are planning on painting the walls.

My question is do I attempt to remove the old paint? and if so what should I use?
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Postby stoneyboy » Thu Dec 29, 2022 9:50 pm

Hi s.wilson1
Suggest you scrape off loose paint using a thin blade scraper e.g. a filler knife, sand down the wall and paint. If you expose bare plaster the first coat should be a mist coat.
Wear a mask when sanding so you do not inhale the dust.
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