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Sandding old wooden floorboards

Postby pammy14 » Thu Mar 11, 2010 11:43 am

I intend to sand the floor boards in a 1930,s house. Do i do this before decorating the walls and ceiling or is it the last thing you do. I presume I do it first because of the dust but would I then damage it when decorating and painting.
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Postby ZippyDoor » Wed Jun 02, 2010 3:49 pm

You could try using the ZippyDoor to stop the dust spreading to the rest of the house its now available on ebay best of luck
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Postby Gypsy07 » Fri Oct 15, 2010 9:54 am

The dust won't damage the rest of your new decor, just be prepared to spend a fair bit of time cleaning up after sanding. Or you could do the floors first then protect them with polythene sheeting and old carpet while you're doing the rest of the decorating. Personally I'd leave them till last though.
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