Surface preparation is the most important part of the job...

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Enjoying a successful and lasting upgrade mostly depends on the quality of surface preparation you do at the very start of your project.... And if your surface is in sound condition, surface prep is mostly about just making sure that the SURFACE IS CLEAN before you coat it.

The good news is that there are quick and simple methods you can use to make them that way — and love the results for years to come.