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old adhesive showing through new emulsion -Gardz?

Discussion in 'Decorating and Painting' started by TheRedGuy, 9 Oct 2013.

  1. TheRedGuy

    TheRedGuy

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    Hi there,
    Have made a diy error of painting 2 coats of matt emulsion onto ceiling and yellow patches now showing through. I did sugar soap aftet stripping paper and removed residue but there were yellower parts that wouldn't come off- didn't scrape off either
    I painted 1 coat of dulux matt then noticed the patches, I then bought some dulux supetmatt trade and put a thick coat of thst on to no availl
    Could I use zinnser gardz over my fresh emulsion to seal this then repaint to save having to strip off the paint and sand down?
    Thanks
     
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  3. LJW61

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    Any oil based undercoat applied to the stain will block it..When dry just emulsion again (zinssers pricey if youre not using it a lot) ;)
     
  4. TheRedGuy

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    many thanks,
    it may be worth me investing in some gardz as I have th rest of the house to decorate too with years old woodchip in every room and ceiling. it may come in useful.for something!

    thanks again
     
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