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Question regarding priming / painting wooden wardrobe doors

Discussion in 'Decorating and Painting' started by JONXLR8, 11 Jul 2012.

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    JONXLR8

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    We're in the process of renovating the front bedroom including the installation of the fitted wardrobe as can be seen in the photos.

    The wardrobe doors are from Jewson and have ready primed faces, I'm going to paint them with Dulux Tough Satin as I had good results with that painting the living room skirting boards.

    What I'm not sure on is whether I can paint this stuff directly onto the sides and top of the doors as this is where the exposed bare wood is.

    Reading the tin it says that bare surfaces should be primed using Dulux wood primer, is this absolutely necessary?

    I actually have a tin of Dulux Pure Brilliant White Matt that I'm using as a mist coat for some newly skimmed walls, could I use this as a mist or undiluted prime coat for the bare wood on the doors?

    Finally, what should I use to clean the doors before putting the first coat on? They're not too grubby just a bit dusty and have some finger marks on them.

    Thanks
     
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