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October 11, 5:31 AM [GMT -5]

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August 10, 12:12 PM [GMT -5]


The paint retailer probably suggested a primer because most paint retailers do so, particularly when going from a darker to a lighter color. It's not always necessary, and many painters don't care to prime as adding a second coat takes less time. You can just begin a second coat of the finish color the same day as the first, rather than giving the first coat a chance to dry overnight.

Also, this looks like painted woodwork to begin with. If you're going from an unfinished woodwork to a coat of paint, a primer may work better. Also, if you're working with unfinished wood, or in a room like a kitchen or bathroom, a stainblocking primer is often recommended due to the high humidity and the likelihood that woodwork in these areas will often bleed.

I personally hate primer. It's an added step when I can get the job done without the middleman, so to speak. I'm not going for perfection in my own home's DIY projects, and can get the job done quicker with a close enough approximation without using primer, so I tend to skip it.

Paint retailers often recommend primer because their paints come with warranties and, if the woodwork is primed first, there is less likelihood that they're going to have to give you more paint if something happens to the coat you put on first. And there's less chance of having to fulfill the warranty if the surface is primed first.

July 15, 7:30 PM [GMT -5]

I am about to start a project like the one illustrated here and it's been awhile since we've updated this room. I know that products change and improve so thanks for the update on preparation, I appreciate the information.

My local paint retailer suggested that I use a primer base coat (after preparing the old finish) because I am going to use white paint over a darker painted panelling. I am curious why you didn't suggest using a primer since the illustrations with the article indicate a lighter color was used over a deeper jewel tone color?

It's my understanding that I wouldn't need to sand between the primer coat and the finished coat, by using this method. In addition the primer cost about $10.00 per gallon less than the top coat paint I am going to use.

I would appreciate your comments.

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