1. Visiting from the US? Why not try DIYnot.US instead? Click here to continue to DIYnot.US.
    Dismiss Notice

Prep Advice Exterior Paint Job

Discussion in 'Decorating and Painting' started by I.likes.Armadillo's, 9 Jul 2018.

  1. I.likes.Armadillo's

    I.likes.Armadillo's

    Joined:
    29 Sep 2016
    Messages:
    9
    Thanks Received:
    0
    Country:
    United Kingdom
    My brickwork is already painted with masonry paint (dulux trade weathersheild) and the bottom couple of courses with black bitumen paint.
    Problem 1
    The problem I have encountered is that I am getting salt behind small areas of the masonry paint (tried to leave it to dry out but driving rain seems to have other ideas). This salt causes the paint to bubble and come off. The dampness originally comes from a leaking roof and gutters which has been sorted.

    Problem 2
    The bricks which are painted with the bitumen paint are chalky to the touch. This causes the paint to have a short life. These are a different type of bricks.

    My query is could stabilising solution solve both issues? Or at least help?

    Any replies much appreciated


    Read more: https://www.diynot.com/diy/threads/exterior-wall-preparation-prior-to-painting.467601/#ixzz5KlxXWZIk
     
  2. DIYnot Local

    DIYnot Local

    Joined:
    3 Sep 2019
    Country:
    United Kingdom

    If you need to find a tradesperson to get your job done, please try our local search below, or if you are doing it yourself you can find suppliers local to you.

    Select the supplier or trade you require, enter your location to begin your search.


    Are you a trade or supplier? You can create your listing free at DIYnot Local

     
Loading...

Share This Page