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I'm going to repaint the interior of the house.

The paint thats on the walls has bit of sheen to it, I'm not sure if it's eggshell or satin, but it's kind of shiny.

Do I need to prime it before I repaint it? I'm putting eggshell back on.
 

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Wash the walls first and then a light sanding and a wipe down with "swipper" cloth. If you are not covering dark paint and going to a light color, use a primer with a 1/2 tint and then the finish coat.
 

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Agree with the above...
If you are patching any nail holes or larger...be sure to prime the finish work.
Give a light sand, wash the walls down.

If you are a DIY(do it yourselfer), do not listen to any paint supplier about a wall pre cleaner. So far there is only one cleaner on the market at present that doesn't leave a film on your wall, Mr. Clean.
 
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Light sanding

Adenmoor said:
What do you all consider light sanding?
I'm thinking you just want to scuff off the slick surface, so the paint will have something to bond to.
 
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