Asked on Jul 13, 2018

Trying to wash walls before painting. Any suggestion

MogieNaomie Moore aka baileyanddaisey, Castaic CA


2 answers
  • Yes, that is what you are supposed to do. I generally have several buckets lined up. One with the TSP solution and at least two with plain water. I use a car wash sponge. If it is easier, use a mop to wash the walls. Just make sure they are rinsed well and that they are thoroughly dry before priming / painting. Portable fans help speed up the process.

  • Mogie
    on Jul 13, 2018

    I always use TSP. Amazing how much dirt comes off what look like clean walls.
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