What do you do if the old distressed door tests positive for lead paint?
May 17, 2012
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Buckets of Burlap
Well, to prevent any further chipping, we applied a coat of sealer to the door.
    Bookmark   May 17, 2012 at 6:28PM
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I have 3 small kids and have purchased a 100 year old barn door to use as a sliding door with flat track hardware. Did not even think of the lead paint issue when buying. Being 100 years old, of course the paint is peeling/cracking and I love the character of the door and want to perserve that. Just wondering if painting a clear sealer over is safe enough with the kids. I guess if I put enough coats on it may work.
    Bookmark   May 17, 2012 at 6:44PM
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Lauri Nielsen_West
Will the clear sealer make the wood appear darker and shinier? I still want the light gray dull look. Do you have a recommended brand or kind of sealer?
    Bookmark   June 3, 2012 at 7:32AM
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