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    Removing Plaster Walls w/ Lead Paint

    I am demoing a few plaster walls and removing doors, door frames and trims from our 1930s home. All have been painted with lead paint.

    Does anyone know (other than hiring a professional) how I...
  2. Re: How do I prep old and damaged walls for paint?

    Hi Faron, I have been on the computer researching each of the products you recommended for my restoration project and I just had a couple questions:

    For stripping the paint off the window...
  3. Re: How do I prep old and damaged walls for paint?

    Cool!

    I have no idea what a "loaded roller-sleeve" is but I will do my homework before I start everything!

    Thanks for the advice!!:)
    KJ
  4. Re: How do I prep old and damaged walls for paint?

    Thanks, Faron!
    You're a life saver!

    So, I don't think we will have any "stained" wood trims or doors at the end of all this. I'd like to have nice, crisp-white, painted doors and trims. ...
  5. Re: How do I prep old and damaged walls for paint?

    One more question, Faron?
    You sound like you're really familiar with the process of restoration...
    Do you have a recommended method of removing doors,frames and trims while minimizing damage to...
  6. Re: How do I prep old and damaged walls for paint?

    Thank you, Faron! Your advice helps a lot!

    The doors are peeling really badly, too so I think the best option is to replace the doors, frames and trims. I want to try to keep the window trims...
  7. Re: How do I prep old and damaged walls for paint?

    Thank you for the advice.

    We want to try to do as much of this ourselves.

    I really don't want to add the knockdown texture because I'd like to stay true to the original style of the home. ...
  8. Re: How do I prep old and damaged walls for paint?

    I am aware there is probably lead paint under the newer layers of paint. That is also a challenge, of which I would love some advice.

    Thank you!
    KJ
  9. How do I prep old and damaged walls for paint?

    Help!! We are moving into a 1930s Tudor style home that has been neglected and beat up over the years. We would like to paint the entire interior before we move in but there is so much damage to...
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