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Kdtiger 01-08-2012 09:51 PM

Do I paint walls before or after install new hardwood floors
 
Install new hardwood and would like to paint walls and base broads just don't if I should paint before or after the hardwoods?

joecaption 01-08-2012 10:06 PM

Before, why get paint on the floors.

Jay 78 01-08-2012 10:55 PM

I have had my share of paint splatters on my oak. Not an issue if you wipe it up right away. Actually, even if it dries it just chips off.

But....

Quote:

Originally Posted by joecaption (Post 816941)
Before, why get paint on the floors.

+1

You're in the rare situation of being able to paint without worrying about the floor or tripping on a drop cloth. Take advantage of it.

TarheelTerp 01-08-2012 11:26 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by Jay 78 (Post 816999)
You're in the rare situation of being able to paint without worrying about the floor or tripping on a drop cloth. Take advantage of it.

Besides, after running through the house with the sanders and cords...
you'll have plenty of chance to do touch ups.


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