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Peeling paint

Postby stubbalot » Mon Feb 22, 2010 11:57 am

I have used a combined primer and undercoat on a wooden door, then painted over with gloss. Now the paint is not drying in places and is easily peeled off. I think its probably due to not cleaning the door properly before the primer and undercoat, but how can I fix it now?

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Gorilla Glue heavy duty grab adhesive

Postby chris_on_tour2002 » Mon Feb 22, 2010 11:50 pm

that is the reason - you should really have sanded the door and given it a clean to remove all dust and grease prior to painting.

afraid there is no cure now except to sand down and do it again.
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