Stain again or paint?

clueless1959June 25, 2012

Just bought a house the woodwork in the master bath is faded an dull the stain needs to be redone or something.

Should I stain this again an maybe put a clear gloss of some type over it to help protect from the steamy water from the shower OR use a good high gloss paint an paint the woodwork (trim) I will be painting the trim in kitchen as it's already painted an needs it again an could use the same color in kitchen an bath.

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Jumpilotmdm

Sounds like someone may have used stain and only stain. Consider stain with a top coat of poly or varnish to protect it AFTER testing for porosity [drops of water, do they soak in?].

    Bookmark   June 27, 2012 at 12:51PM
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Earl310

I would stain again and put a sealer on top.

    Bookmark   June 28, 2012 at 6:45PM
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