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Fast Preparation, painting Satinwood

Discussion in 'Decorating and Painting' started by rideforever, 23 May 2020 at 6:44 PM.

  1. rideforever

    rideforever

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    Hi, I need to paint Satinwood over Satinwood on some window frames and don't want to sand them first ... they are in good condition.
    Can I just wash them with a kitchen sponge using the abbrasive side of the sponge and then rub them down with alcohol ?
    Is that sufficient to key in the new coats ?
    Don't want to fill my flat with dust.
     
  2. Johnny Allround

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    Use very fine wet and dry to make the key for your top coat. By wetting the frame keeps dust to a minimum and helps to create a smoother surface to paint. You only need to rub very lightly. Wipe off with a cloth wait till fully dry and paint.
     
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