can I put undercoat on emulsion ?

Postby coleby » Mon Nov 23, 2009 5:49 pm

I have put emulsion on my skirting boards by mistake. Can I now put undercoat on top of the emulsion ?

I spent ages sanding down the skirting boards so i dont want to sand the emulsion off.
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Simply Build It

Postby alanyoung1000 » Sun Jan 03, 2010 9:45 pm

No need to sand off the emulsion, although you might want to give it a quick sand to smooth it off.

Emulsion can be used as an undercoat indoors (don't try it outside!) and the gloss applied directly over it, so in your case there is probably no need for an undercoat either.

Real undercoat is better, of course, as it gives a smoother surface on which to put the gloss, but emulsion is okay unless you are painting Buckingham Palace.

Good luck.
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