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How to Repair Molded Baseboards

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    • Sand the damaged area with the 120 grit sandpaper or a sanding block.

    • Use a utility knife to smooth rougher areas if needed.

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    • Lightly coat the damaged area with wood glue.

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    • Build up the affected areas with the wood filler. This can be applied with your hands (as individual product safety allows), a spare piece of cardboard, or a popsicle stick.

    • Allow to dry a few hours or overnight (based on product directions).

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    • Cut or fold the 150 grit sandpaper sheet into various pieces to allow proper fit into the various grooves of your baseboard.

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    • Sand the dried wood filler with 150 grit sandpaper.

    • Start from the inside of the baseboard and move out toward the repaired area.

    • Avoid a sawing or back-and-forth motion with the sandpaper to achieve a smooth finish.

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    • Wipe with a slightly damp cloth.

    • Repeat step 3 as needed.

    • Wait at least one hour.

    • Repeat step 6 for the final sanding.

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    • Touch-up with matching paint as needed.

Conclusión

Clean-up should be a breeze, and you should be ready to finish your weekend with loads of time to spare after this simple project!

Melanie M. Alter

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