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Old 02-25-2014, 07:49 AM   #16
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I would have asked him to leave the instant I saw him trying to get away with not priming it.
Primer and paint in one may be fine for painting over a surface that's already been painted before but not for new drywall.
Especially when using a paint with some sheen. He may have gotten away with it if he was using something like SW Masterhide.

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Thanks for all the responses.On Fri i will buy my usual Benjamin Moore.One other question though being the ceiling was never primed and already has 4 coats of paint on it should i prime it.Charlie M.
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You shouldn't need to the existing will work as the primer.
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You shouldn't need to the existing will work as the primer.
I second that, your past the point of primer now.

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