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How to Prep Walls and Trim

Learn skills for prepping a wall before painting to give an interior paint job a professional look.

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Materials

  • masking tape
  • paintable caulk
  • satin finish paint
  • polyurethane floor paint

Tools

  • drop cloth
  • putty knife
  • screwdriver
  • utility knife
  • paint tray
  • paint roller
  • paintbrush
  • cleaning materials
  • razor blades

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