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Old 01-08-2012, 08:51 PM   #1
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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?

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Do I paint walls before or after install new hardwood floors


Before, why get paint on the floors.

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Do I paint walls before or after install new hardwood floors


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.

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Before, why get paint on the floors.
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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.
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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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