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Painting a room - do you do emulsion or woodwork first?

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said Wed 10-Aug-11 20:09:31

Is there a "correct" method? I've always done woodwork first and saved the emulsion (the easier bit) for last. Partner does the opposite.

visavis Wed 10-Aug-11 20:13:55

If it is any help my builder is doing walls and then woodwork

wompoopigeon Wed 10-Aug-11 20:19:22

I do walls then woodwork.
<not an expert>

SouthGoingZax Wed 10-Aug-11 20:21:32

I have advice from an expert

Ceiling, then walls then woodwork (skirting)

Don't know about windowsills - I was doing 2 coats so did ceilings, walls, skirting, windowsills and doorframes, doors, ceiling walls and skirting again.

Good luck grin

said Wed 10-Aug-11 20:40:54

Ah, so I've been wrong for over 20 years!

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