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how do i thin matt emulsion down???how mutch by??


 
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andyleo

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PostPosted: Thu Nov 13, 2008 5:44 pm Reply with quote

any 1 any ideas to thin emulsion down?? i am using 5 litres,
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Zampa

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PostPosted: Thu Nov 13, 2008 6:49 pm Reply with quote

You thin it with water...how much by depends on the quality of the paint and what you want to use it for.
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PostPosted: Thu Nov 13, 2008 8:15 pm Reply with quote

i got dulux and put it on coving and it stared to blister and crack, i am going to try crown matt emulsion.

somebody said thin it down as the emulsion might be 2 thick
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PostPosted: Thu Nov 13, 2008 8:42 pm Reply with quote

was the coving bare?..or painted with silk?..or dirty/greasy?..if so the paint will definatly flake

It should certainly be thinned for bare coving
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PostPosted: Mon Nov 17, 2008 10:08 pm Reply with quote

Rite ho then.. icon_rolleyes.gif
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