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Old 07-13-2016, 07:45 PM  
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I will be repainting a large room and the woodwork has peeling paint issues. How would you approach this? Sand it down or repair and paint over?

I've attached pictures to help with a solution.

Also, it's an older house and a hallway I'm repainting the woodwork. I feel it has too many layers of paint on it. If I add another layer I feel it's too much paint. How would you go about removing layers of old paint? Sand? Strip? Paint over again?

Thanks! I'm a painting newb trying to get it right.


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First, I'd want to know why the paint was peeling.....


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Welcome. First question we have to ask: how old is the house? Could be that the old paint contains lead, and that would affect the method needed to remove it.
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If that pic is on the interior, you have some serious issues
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