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Posted by Henry in MI on January 4th, 2000 05:44 AM
In reply to Damaged drywall wall by Kay on January 3rd, 2000 10:33 PM [Go to top of thread]

I'll take a shot at your second question, Kay. You can strip the white paint off your baseboard moldings but I think that replacing the moldings would be a much cheaper and easier solution unless you have moldings that are really architecturally significant or something. You can prefinish the new molding and then just have to touch up where you cut it to length and fill the nail holes. Don't forget to cope the inside corner cuts and this will make the touch up easier also. For the metal doors, you can paint and use a faux finishing technique with gel stain to make the metal look very much like wood. I know that I have seen some metal doors painted to look like wood that fooled me.

Good luck
Henry in MI

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