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Old 05-30-2012, 06:09 PM   #1
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pressure washing causes splinter in wood


So I pressured wash the exterior wall and it splinter the wood trim on the garage door and the roof trim. How do i remove all the splinter to prep the trim for painting?
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pressure washing causes splinter in wood


Sand paper with orbital sander. What nozzle did you use on PW, should never use red or yellow.
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Wrong nozzle, held it to close, or rotten wood.
Time for a random orbital sander.
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yest i did use the yellow 15deg, i'll probably be using 35deg next time... So i went and sand it down w/150grit on an orbital sander. It is much better now, I'm probably use some wood filler before priming them though. Unless you guys think i should just prime it.
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