Asked on May 16, 2017

Do I have to strip down my dining table before painting it?

MindyElizabeth Michels PinizzottoLeesa Osborne

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3 answers
  • Leesa Osborne
    on May 16, 2017

    it depends what kind of paint your using, does it have a glossy sheen currently? If glossy lightly sand it clean it well and prime and paint. If chalk painting you can skip all that and clean it extremely well and paint.
  • yes, it really depends on the current finish and what paint you are going to use. A light sanding never hurts.
    • Lma20878088
      on May 17, 2017

      thank you. It's kind of a matte finish but has some scratches. I think I should sand it first.
  • Mindy
    on May 17, 2017

    if you clean it well and lightly sand it, you should not need to completely strip it.
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