Problem Solver - Blistering - Bubbling Wood or Metal
Blistering or sometimes referred to as "bubbling" is when the top coat detaches from the coats beneath. This may occur suddenly or over a period of time. This problem in virtually impossible to predict. It is most likely to occur on a moist surface that was not completely dry at the time of decorating possibly due to rain around the time of painting, or excess humidity etc.
Stage 1 - Preparation
Remove all loose and defective paint.
Feather out all edges of the defective paint work to a smooth edge.
Flexovit Glasspaper Sheet Grade F2
- F2 - very fine hand sanding sheets, ideal for general purpose applications.
Remove all dust and ensure the repair is sound and clean.
Spot prime all bare repaired areas with an appropriate primer.
Albany All Purpose Primer White 1L
- Easy to apply, primes aged plaster, suitable for interior and exterior use. Versatile primer for many surfaces.
Stage 2 - Basecoat
Bring forward the primed areas with one "or" two coats of undercoat depending on "depth" of repaired area allowing the recommended drying times between coats. Allow to dry fully.
Albany Undercoat White 1L
- Excellent covering power, finish for interior and exterior use on wood and metal. Perfect for new work and redecoration.
Stage 3 - Topcoat
Apply two coats of a suitable gloss in accordance with the manufactures instructions.
Albany Gloss Brilliant White 1L
- Oil based, high opacity, gloss finish for interior and exterior woodwork & metalwork