Painting new Artex


Postby handymann » Tue Sep 09, 2008 7:14 am

Hi, new to this: recently had old stippled artex kitchen ceiling re-artexed (flat) by tradesman.

When dry, painted first thinned coat - when dry paint lifted. tradesman came back scraped off bad areas & re-artexed.

left to dry several days. rubbed down & re-painted - same problem. Help!
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Postby TheDoctor4 » Tue Sep 09, 2008 8:50 am

Hi

Have you had a look at the DIY Projects are of this site: http://www.diydoctor.org.uk/projects.htm There is a project called "Artex - removing or plastering" that may be of some use to you.

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