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How To Paint Limewash/Distemper Walls

Can you paint over limewash and distemper? Our 4-step guide will show you how to prepare, prime and decorate interior limewash and distemper walls (usually found in traditional, heritage buildings) in more than 350 colours using Zinsser products. Quick Links The Benefits Step 1. Surface Preparation Step 2. Patch Priming & Bring Forward Step 3. Priming Step 4. Decoration More ...

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How To Paint MDF

Our 3-step guide shows you how to properly prepare, prime and finish MDF – a typically porous substrate that can react with and even absorb conventional paints – with Zinsser products. For painting kitchen cabinets, our blog post on the topic may be of use: Painting Kitchen Cabinets: As Good as New Quick Links The Benefits Step 1. Surface Preparation ...

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How To Paint Over Efflorescence

Follow our 3-step guide below on how to paint over efflorescence on masonry, an issue easily overcome with the use of Zinsser Watertite. Quick Links What Is Efflorescence? Step 1. Surface Preparation Step 2. Priming Step 3. Decoration Note More Information Further Reading What Is Efflorescence? Efflorescence appears as a result of salt being pushed to the surface of masonry ...

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How To Paint Over Fibreglass

Follow our 3-step guide below on how to paint over fibreglass for interior and exterior projects, with Zinsser Bulls Eye 1-2-3, Perma-White, and Allcoat products. Quick Links Zinsser Paint Over Fibreglass Products The Benefits Step 1. Surface Preparation Step 2. Priming Step 3. Decoration More Information Zinsser Paint Over Fibreglass Products Zinsser Mould Remover (Preparation) Zinsser Bulls Eye 1-2-3 (Priming) ...

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How To Paint Over Fire Damage (Odourless Method)

See our 3-step guide below for painting over fire and smoke-damaged interiors with low-odour Zinsser products, ideal for commercial businesses looking to re-open quickly after fire damage. Quick Links Zinsser Paint Over Fire And Smoke Damage Products The Benefits Step 1. Surface Preparation / Priming Step 2. Priming Step 3. Decoration More Information Further Reading Buy Zinsser Paint Over Fire ...

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How To Paint Over Fire And Smoke Damage (Water-Based Method)

See our 3-step guide below for painting over fire and smoke-damaged interiors. If you’re a business or a landlord that has recently suffered from fire damage, Zinsser’s low-odour, water-based products provide quick and professional redecoration of walls and ceilings. Quick Links The Benefits Step 1. Surface Preparation and Priming Step 2. Priming Step 3. Decoration More Information Further Reading The ...

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How To Paint Previously Painted Water Stained Surfaces

Quickly and easily paint over previously painted water-stained surfaces using Zinsser products, particularly Zinsser B-I-N Primer Sealer Stain Blocker. Our 4-step guide below will show you how to prepare the surface, sealing and blocking water stains permanently, priming and decorating interior walls and ceilings. Quick Links Click below to jump down to the corresponding section: Zinsser Paint Over Previously Painted ...

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How To Paint Over Water Stains (Odourless Method)

Water stains on walls and ceilings may seem like a daunting task to seal and redecorate over; using odourless Zinsser products simplifies the whole process, with preparing the surface and priming to decorating with a finish coat in over 2,700 colours able to be completed in just a few hours. See our simple 3-step guide below to solve your water ...

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