We just purchased our first home. A mad rad atomic rancher built in 1955.
I'm all set to get my new office all painted up. kinda...sorta...but not really. I wiped down every inch, top to bottom with magic eraser. The layer of dirt was astonishing. And have now wiped the walls down with a water/vinegar solution to remove the magic eraser residue.
Thanks to some reading around the internet as well as one video here. I believe the next step is to sand the walls. But i'm just not sure. They already have a pretty good tooth to them. I think an eggshell sheen was used.
So do I really need to sand the whole surface? How much? what grit paper?
Or am I over thinking it and should just move on to filling cracks and nail holes?
Thank for your help.