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How to Revive Molding That Has Been Painted Too Many Times (page 2 of 2)

Learn how to rejuvenate old molding and trim even after decades of paint buildup.

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Step-by-Step Instructions:

Apply Decorator's Caulk

Using a sealant gun, apply a bead of decorator's caulk along the molding profile and groove details.

Courtesy of DK - Do It Yourself Home Improvement © 2009 Dorling Kindersley Limited

Smooth Caulk

Smooth along the caulk with a wet finger (image 1). Carefully remove any excess with a clean, damp sponge (image 2). Smooth the caulk again with a wet finger.

Repaint Molding

Once the caulk is dry, repaint the molding to achieve a much-improved surface.

Courtesy of DK - Do It Yourself Home Improvement © 2009 Dorling Kindersley Limited

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