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Re-skimming all ceilings - how long until I can paint?

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Cherryblossom200 Wed 15-Mar-17 12:34:40

Hi everyone,

I'm having all my ceilings re-plastered and wondered how quickly I can paint them? Also, do I need to do anything to prep the ceiling before putting on my paint?

Thanks in advance,
Cherry xx

wowfudge Wed 15-Mar-17 12:41:07

When it's dry - i.e.has changed colour from dark pinky brown to light pinky brown. Paint it with diluted white trade emulsion - called a mist coat. Don't use PVA on it.

Cherryblossom200 Wed 15-Mar-17 12:45:11

Great thanks smile

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