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caulk first, then paint?

Posted by pitpat (My Page) on
Wed, Aug 24, 11 at 22:28

So I searched for this and didn't find an answer in any previous threads. Maybe because the answer is so obvious??

DH installed a chair rail in our dining room, and there are gaps due to our lovely plaster walls. Although I had prepainted, the chair rail needs another coat of paint after the installation. So do we caulk first and then paint? Any advice?


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RE: caulk first, then paint?

caulk first

if you do this again, prime the wood, caulk and fill nail holes, sand then clean, then paint.

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