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 Post subject: New paint peeling
PostPosted: Sat Jun 16, 2018 6:42 pm 
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My GF has painted all my skirting boards, I've found that when removing the masking tape in the bathroom the new paint peels off quite easily. She used standard gloss, the original paint was probably bathroom paint, could this be the cause?What else could cause this peeling?


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 Post subject: Re: New paint peeling
PostPosted: Sat Jun 16, 2018 6:46 pm 
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What prep ? sanding de-greasing old paint ?

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I don't know because I wasn't there but I suspect not much prep if any. She's now my ex GF


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davej wrote:
She's now my ex GF


:shock: That's a bit extreme... :lol:

anyway, it'll all need rubbing back to sound (I use those sponge sanding pads on skirts) wipe off any dust, undercoat and 1 or 2 top coats.

If using oil based then crown next generation

https://www.crowntrade.co.uk/product/in ... lus-gloss/

seems to have a good reputation for staying white.

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If I may add ... a scraper and particularly a sharp putty knife example: https://www.wilko.com/en-uk/wilko-putty-knife/p/0343147 can help you peel off the paint. Then sand down any remaining paint and the old surface. Use undercoat before your top coat in case you miss what wine~o said.


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