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Do I Need to Prime the Plasterboard Ceiling?

Postby Claired61 » Sun Mar 29, 2020 9:56 am

I have recently removed old wallpaper from the bedroom ceiling. Underneath is painted plasterboard, which I have filled, sanded and cleaned ready to paint. Doing some reading, I have read I should also prime the surface. I have found some primer in my old stock (obviously not able to go and buy anything new!) Would it be suitable to prime the ceiling? It is b&q colours primer and undercoat multi surface interior walls (pic attached). I will be painting the ceiling white eventually , but the primer is grey. Will this cause an issue? Thanks in advance for advice!
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Postby stoneyboy » Sun Mar 29, 2020 10:26 pm

Hi,
Blind in the repaired areas with some watered down emulsion, the apply your finished colour emulsion.
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