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Old 07-19-2008, 09:31 AM   #1
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My question is about the order of doing things. In particular, do I caulk the tops of the baseboards before I paint the walls or after I paint the walls. I filled all nail holes and caulked the windows before painting but I wasn't sure which was best for the wall/baseboard area.

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New construction (bare wood and sheetrock) or repaint?

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This is new construction, sheetrock, painted baseboard and trim, tile floor.
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Caulk after prime, before paint
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New construction (bare wood and sheetrock) or repaint?

I like to caulk last but that all depends on the colors you are using. If baseboard is white I often caulk after primer or after first coat of final paint.
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Caulk after prime, before paint
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