Painting skirted boards

25 Apr 2020
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Hi. I have just painted my skirting boards and used painters tape. When I pulled the painters tape up from the jarrah boards the paint has bled between the bottom of the skirting boards and the jarrah boards in the tiny gap. It looks terrible. Is there anyway to remove the oil based paints plus spray that is on the floors. Should have got the professionals in
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For this sort of task, I would apply the painters tape to the 'jarrah', and paint the skirting board very carefully AS IF THE TAPE WASN'T THERE. In other words, carefully paint round the tape.

White spirit should clean up the paint splashes, do a test in a discreet corner first.
Thanks. I’ve already done the painting and that is when it bled through the tape unfortunately. Just trying to see how I can get rid of the dried paint between skirting board and jarrah


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