if you're going to skimp on a coat, put two coats of primer on and one of
paint. the first primer coat is going to practically disappear into the
wood. the second will give you a surface to paint on. primer is cheaper
and it will last longer this way.
that said, i personally recommend two coats of each for longest lasting
paint job. and you've already got everything prepped..
Hi: Question; Re "repainting".
How come there is 'bare' wood on an existing house to be repainted?
Or did you scrape all old paint off?
Cos I can understand the discussion about more than one undercoat if it was
'new' never painted before, wood!
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