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Old 04-14-2007, 05:24 PM   #1
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I'm going to be painting my bedroom with a pale shade of blue pretty soon to brighten it up and make it feel more roomy and since my walls are currently quite a dark purple I was wondering should I paint over it with the blue? Paint over the puple with white and then over that with the blue or should I somehow remove the purple paint?

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Going from a dark to a light color you might run into "hide" issues, I'd just primer the walls and you'd be ready for color.

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I would prime with a tinted primer that is 1/4 formula of your new color then lightly sand, clean up and ready set go.
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Priming will definately help. Since this is just a covering issue, you'll be fine by asking them to mix the primer as "half-tone" of the blue.
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