Can you paint over Matt emulsion on skirting boards?

I've recently moved into a flat that the prior owners had painted every surface with matt emulsion, skirting boards doors, window frames, radiators etc. Can you paint over matt emulsion on interior doors and skirting boards with satinwood or gloss? Or does it have to be sanded back before it can be painted? Thanks

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Handyman
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No for theat you will. Need undercoat for wood and after gloss paint or satin
29th Sep 2020
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CC builders
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Use a light sand paper and go over the wood and radiators so you have lightly scratched the surface. You will need a metal primer for radiator and wood primer for skirting boards then gloss over as normal. Hope this helpful to you. CCbuilders.
6th Oct 2020
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I would sand not back to bare wood just enough for the paint to fade then a undercoat and then paint with satinwood or gloss
16th Oct 2020
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