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what to do with new plaster

Postby whitehart » Sun Oct 07, 2012 5:10 pm

Hi All

i have recently had two rooms plastered, can i paint straight onto the plaster or do i need to put a base coat on first??

thanks in advance
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Postby welsh brickie » Sun Oct 07, 2012 8:06 pm

paint a pva solution on the walls first.
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Postby htg engineer » Sat Nov 17, 2012 8:23 pm

You only seal with PVA if you're going to use oil based paint as the finish. If you're going to use water based emulsion - just use a cheap white emulsion first.
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