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Silk Paint bubbling

Postby Pymster » Thu Dec 24, 2020 10:28 am

Hi, please help. I have had a wall plastered a fee months ago. I put 2 mist coats on it a while back. I then painted it with dulux white silk and it came up lovely. The wife changed her mind and wanted a light grey silk which we had mixed at b and q. As I was painting the wall the paint started to bubble and peel off. Please any ideas what has happened and a remedy please. The walls were grease free and clean by the way. Many thanks.
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Postby stoneyboy » Fri Dec 25, 2020 10:19 pm

Hi pymster
The most likely cause is incompatibility of the solvents in the paints. Presumably the grey paint was not Dulux or was a solvent based rather than water based product.
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