Good Questions: How Do I Go About Painting This Wall?

Hello AT,

I want to paint my bathroom, but there are several problems: the paint has some kind of sand texture, the walls are unevenly patched and the paint is peeling and significantly cracked. What will it take to repair the wall so I can paint? Can it be coated with something or do I need to scrape the paint off before I paint?

Thanks! Jen

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