Joslyn Ferguson
Joslyn Ferguson
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  • Vicksburg, MS
Asked on Mar 6, 2018

Paint blue bead board another color in 100 year old house.

Myp12333412ShoshanaLaura Cooper
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5 answers
  • Debker
    on Mar 6, 2018

    Yes, clean as best as you can, make sure you rime it first, then paint, you can even have the primer tinted the same color as the paint.
  • Vanessa Simmons
    on Mar 7, 2018

    Is it on the ceiling if your porch? Keep it blue. Superstition that it keeps the "haints" away.
  • Laura Cooper
    on Mar 7, 2018

    You probably should have it tested for lead....
  • Shoshana
    on Mar 7, 2018

    You can easily cover up the color using a chalk or milk paint
  • Myp12333412
    on Mar 7, 2018

    If you do not want to change from the blue to another solid color you could dry brush over it with a teal to give a two tone look or white wash with watered down white and sponge on so a hint of the blue peeks through
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