I want to paint my now stained & varnished stair risers.

What is the best method to ensure a good job and that no bleeding occurs through the paint.

  3 answers
  • Dianacirce70 Dianacirce70 on Nov 15, 2017
    do a light sanding to rough up the surface, prime and then paint

  • D roach D roach on Nov 15, 2017
    you would have to remove the varnish totally or the paint will not stick, then seal riser with an undercoat before painting.

  • SouthernChic40 SouthernChic40 on Nov 15, 2017
    Sand first, and paint with desired color as usual. Just be sure to clean all area well to remove any grit from sanding.