answersLogoWhite

0

  • Home Improvement
  • Painting and Staining
  • Interior Design

How do you sand paint off a door?

User Avatar

Wiki User

βˆ™ 2006-11-02 06:55:09

Best Answer
Copy

If you are going to repaint then all you have to do is "buff it up" so you take the shine off the old paint. If it's a wood door and you want it right down to the wood then you are going to have to use an electric sander (fine grit sandpaper) and do the major part of it and then hand sand (fine grit) any grooves the door may have. Seal it and stain it.

2006-11-02 06:55:09
This answer is:
πŸ€“
🀯
πŸ€”
User Avatar

Your Answer

Loading...

Related Questions

Sentences for the word hinges?

Before I could sand and paint the door, I had to take it off its hinges. ---------------------------- The decision to repaint the house hinges on whether the paint we want is on special. ----------------------------


Can you paint a garage roller door?

yes you can. you just have to make sure to paint only the door. and if there is any paint on it already you may need to sand it down first.


Can you sand paint off the walls?

yes


Can you paint the interior of front door?

Yes, you can indeed paint the interior of a front door. It is best to sand the door and then use a primer before painting it in the desired color.


How much does it cost to refinish a door?

It depends on the door size interior/exterior or kitchen cabinet and also what is on it, paint or varnish. With those questions in mind, to strip an interior door at our shop costs about $200 to strip off paint and about $400 more if we sand stain and finish.


How do you sand Stian paint and paint the door a sami gloss paint?

Go over the door lightly with 100 grit sandpaper. Apply a coat of interior/exterior primer. Then you can apply any paint you desire.


How do you get paint off of glasses?

Try sand paper.


How do you prepare a door for painting?

If you can take the hardware off the door and the door right off the frame. If you can't then use masking tape and tape all the hardware. Door knobs can be taken right off (2 screws on each side.) If there is existing paint on the door and it looks OK and is the same type of paint you are planning on using (oil on oil or latex on latex ... water based paint) then you don't need to sand. If the door is in bad shape with a few little holes, heavy scratches, etc., then it's best to give the door a good sanding first and then be sure you wash off the dust with soapy water and it's dry if you are using oil based paint (you don't have to worry about the door being damp if you are using latex paint.) Marcy


How do you fix paint that has run?

Unfortunately, you have to sand off the run then paint it again. Depending on the paint type, you should use emery paper and keep it wet while you sand.


What do you need to do to peeling paint?

Scrub it all off, sand the surface and paint a primer first.


What to do with a painted outside door that is peeling?

scrape the peely paint off and then re-paint it


What is the best way to get paint off a truck?

There are several options. On small areas or panels you can sand off the paint. On larger areas you can use paint stripper. If the whole vehicle is affected you may want to consider sand blasting. If you take that route make sure you "blow out" the vehicle completely before attempting to paint or you will get a lot of the residual sand in the paint jov


How do you remove oil based paint from wood?

I usually sand it off.


Can you sand black algae off a plaster pool and paint it first with a primer and then with an epoxy paint?

yes you can


How do you clean white painted wooden doors and windows?

If its a deeep stain, remove door, sand it down and repaint. If not, a small paint chipper can usaually chip it off. hope this helps


How do you take off flat paint over enamel?

Sand it off. Any paint that does not come off should not create any peeling problems in the future. Be sure to feather the edges of the paint to achieve a smooth appearance on subsequent coats.


How do you get spray paint off of a garage door?

Use the thinner of that spray with a rag.


What should you do about a ceiling that has peeling paint?

It's a big job, but you can use a putty knife to get the loose paint off then 'rough sand' the rest of the ceiling and paint. Be sure the ceiling is even and if there are any dents from the paint peeling then you'll have to plaster those first, then 'rough sand.'


What kind of paint do you use to paint an aluminium screen door?

Use Tremclad spray, mask off the window part.


How do you strip paint off marble fireplace surrounds?

Standard paint stripper will work. Apply and let sit as directed. Wipe off the film afterwords with a plastic scrapper (no metal) and a rag. Repeat as needed. If you get stuff that wont come off, make sure it's dry and use 150 grit sand paper to lightly sand it off. Marble is soft, so it will scratch the surrounding, it's OK. After the paint is off, wet sand with a 220 grit sand paper then 400 if needed. It will blend with the old marble. Make sure you collect the paint on a plastic tarp and wear appropriate mask if the paint may contain lead. See epa.gov/lead


What does chiped mean?

it means that something was broken off a lil bit or like a door with paint chipping - the doors paint is coming off in lil peices an ect.


Can you paint satin paint over gloss paint?

Whenever you want to paint over a shiny surface such as gloss paint, you must first lightly sand the entire surface to make the paint stick. I didn't do that once and the paint looked great anyways...until it all started peeling off a week or so later. The best bet is to lightly sand, prime and then paint.


How do you paint over crackled paint?

Unless you want a very rough paint look, you would need to scrape off the old paint, then sand down the surface to get a good, smooth result from painting.


How do you get silly string off a garage door without taking the paint off?

Just hose it down and it should come off.


How do you paint a steel door?

How do you paint a pre primed steel door?