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Paint flaking off old walls

Discussion in 'Decorating and Painting' started by jonbey, 25 Apr 2020.

  1. jonbey

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    Old house, 1934. Walls were papered, all striped off. Sanded down and painted.

    Mostly ok, bit some patches very bad with paint falling off.

    It's this likely some wallpaper glue still on the wall. IMG_20200425_021351874.jpg IMG_20200425_021330142.jpg IMG_20200425_021333893.jpg
     
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  3. Johnny Allround

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    Hi jonbey, scrape off the damaged area rub down coat with a white pva and water solution let it dry overnight recoat job done. Hope this helps.
     
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    This is what I use, it never fails!
     

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    Can i use this? Bought for the kids ...

    How much water? IMG_20200425_125810390_HDR.jpg
     
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    I don’t know is the answer. I wouldn’t like to recommend something I haven’t used or tried and for the sake of £3.99 from BM bargains I wouldn’t risk it. Sorry.
     
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    Understood. We're just keen to crack on and shops are shut. It's going on, let's hope it sticks.
     
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    Do you not have a b & m bargains near you?
     
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    There is, bit I'll take my chances with what i have, trying to avoid shops as much as possible, perfect walls isn't worth dying for!
     
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    Ok take care, stay safe !.
     
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    It's better, but still flakey in some areas.

    Will order your pva online and finish next weekend hopefully.
     
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