OK. So the brain trust in this newsgroup convinced me the last thing i
want to do is refinish a kitchen pine floor at a beach house with a belt
So I'm going to plan B: Replace the boards and paint the whole floor
(since house has a cottage feel, this could work).
Do I still have to sand floor (if so, what am i gaining)
What kind of paint
Any other advice, tricks, tips?
Thanks for all your help. You stopped me from making a big mistake. And
I do appreciate it.
Yes. You should "rough up" the existing finish a little so that the
new paint will stick well. Mebbe run over it with some 120-grit real
My personal favorite is Sherwin Williams for just about every
application. Stop off at your local Sherwin Williams and tell them
exactly what you're doing and they should be able to help out. Barring
that, try Lowes or Home Depot. It's fairly easy to tell whether or not
the person there knows what they're talking about.
Well, there was a thread about painting bathroom walls recently, and
reading the directions on the can doesn't hurt.
Good luck. And remember, it's just painting a floor. You don't need
to be a Picasso, or even a Nahm to do it. The idea can be pretty
intimidating, but the doing is usually not that bad.
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