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Old 11-02-2010, 04:41 PM   #1
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Covering a Basement Wall That is painted


I am finishing my basement and the previous owner had painted 3/4 of the basement with paint on the walls.

I am trying to find out if I need to strip the paint before studding out my walls or is it ok to build right over it ?

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depends,,, what color did he use ? ? ? not to worry - stud away

just pay attn to moisture tests, insulation, air space offset, etc

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