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eggshell problem

Postby nailedit! » Tue Aug 28, 2012 1:12 pm

Hi,
I want to paint a small area of wall with an eggshell finish paint (it's eggsactly (sorry!) the colour I want). It's going on over a silk finish emulsion.
I sanded & washed the wall, but the paint didn't seem to want to 'Stick@ to the wall, so I applied a coat of matt white emulsion, thinking that would help, but still no luck. Somebody suggested using undercoat, but I'd like advice before I try it please. Thank you.
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Postby gc1967 » Fri Feb 22, 2019 1:58 am

The wall would require another good rub down and dusting off. And then apply a coat of Zinserr stain block to the whole wall and once dry apply 2 coats of eggshell to the wall / walls.
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