Repainting over a newly painted wall a different color

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Anonymous Staff asked 4 years ago

I just painted a room with the first coat 3 weeks ago and the second coat today. I don’t like the color. How long do I have to wait to repaint with a new color. Going to go from a light blue to Navajo White. Also I am expecting my rug to be removed and hardwood floors to be placed in within a week. Should I paint now or wait until I am just on plywood or when the floors are done? Do I need to clean the wall and/or sand for the next paint color and if I choose to do so if my rug is removed? Thank you.

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MagicDave Staff answered 5 years ago

Wait till all the other work is completely finished before repainting… no sanding, just dust the walls then repaint and use a high quality brand like Sherwin Williams Classic-99, flat looks best on most walls…

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