Do I Need To Prime Every Time That I Want To Freshen My Walls With Another Coat Of Paint?
No. Primers are not always needed when repainting. If you are repainting a similar colour, you can lightly scuff sand and clean the surface. Once that is completed, you can simply repaint over the existing paint coating. More than one coat may be needed for uniformity. Please note that switching sheens or drastic colour changes may require a primer to minimize the number of topcoats used. We also advise using our Optiva Primer on walls if painting over silk or similar paints. This helps flatten to a matt finish prior to application of the topcoat.