A: Preparation is important with this product just as with any other paint or stain. Remove any loose paint, dirt, grease, or other undesirable content for best results. Patch any unwanted holes or grooves in your project with putty or non- shrinkable painters caulk. This product will not adhere to silicone caulk.
Retique It® Liquid Wood works great over paint and finished surfaces. There is no need to sand or strip the old surface off. Just clean it as described above them paint it, stain it and seal it.