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

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  1. andyleo

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    any 1 any ideas to thin emulsion down?? i am using 5 litres,
     
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    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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    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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    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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    Rite ho then.. :rolleyes:
     
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