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How to Prepare Walls for Painting

Taking time to prep walls correctly before you paint can give your finished paint project a professional look. Learn these basic steps in prepping your walls before you paint.

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Materials

  • spackle
  • paint
  • semigloss paint

Tools

  • chisel
  • putty knife
  • screwdriver
  • paintbrush
  • water-resistant paint roller
  • paint tray

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