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How to Prepare Interior Walls and Trim for Painting

By: Danny Lipford

Cleaning and preparation are very important steps when painting the walls and trim in your home. Here’s how to go about it:

  • Take a clean, damp cloth and wipe off any dust or dirt.
  • Use mild soap and water to remove grease or hard to clean dirt.
  • Apply a stain blocking primer to stains that weren’t removed by cleaning.
  • Prime over old oil-based paint before applying latex paint.

Watch this video to find out more.


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How to Prepare Interior Walls and Trim for Painting