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Old wood trim help please.

Posted by anon_girl (My Page) on
Sun, Sep 6, 09 at 14:12

My house is 20 years old, with all the trim/moldings being wood. They are in decent condition, but have lost the shine. They are really just looking old. I have three little kids, there is no way I have the time to sand, stain and re varnish the wood. Do I have another option? Thanks!

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RE: Old wood trim help please.

If the wood and finish are in good shape, just not "shiny" you could just put on a new coat (or two) of varnish or polyurethane.

Give the wood a good cleaning, lightly sand with a fine grit paper to abrade the surface, and remove any dust. There are a number of wipe-on finishes that are very easy to use.

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