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Dulux bathroom paint- 6 hours between coats. Really??!

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whataboutbob Thu 13-Nov-14 11:34:14

Just painting the bathroom in the loft extension and I read on the tin you have to wait 6 hours between coats. it's their bathroom paint which they say guarantees 5 years mould free. Is this really necessary? - i was hoping to get the job done before lunch!

whataboutbob Thu 13-Nov-14 14:08:06

Anyone? PigletJohn what do you think?

Lassa Fri 14-Nov-14 19:48:32

My suggestion: Just get on with it. See what happens.

I'm not sure it's worth uhm-ing and argh-ing over such a relatively minor issue (I say this respectfully, of course!).

I didn't wait 6 hours. Mine turned out just fine. Perhaps others have waited...and I'm sure theirs is ok too....just do it.

whataboutbob Sat 15-Nov-14 09:49:28

Yes you're right. In the event the colour was wrong and I'm starting again with a new one. I think maybe 4 hours would be OK.

Sandthorn Sat 15-Nov-14 21:37:44

I think that caters for all drying conditions. In most circumstances, a shorter gap is probably fine.

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