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Sue De Chiara's home contemporary staircase
 

Sue De Chiara's home

interior design by Lauren Muse of Muse Interiors
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arrowsic wrote:
Could you tell me the brand of paint you used for the stairs. - I'd also like to know the process for applying it so that it lasts (i.e. how many coats, top layer of anything? Thanks
   Comment   September 18, 2012
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Hi, we had a pro come into paint the stairs, you can see the paint choices in this month's HGTV magazine. I believe it was Benjamin Moore paints and there is a clear coat finishing coat of polyurethane on top.
September 27, 2012 at 10:42am   
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