Problem Solver - Distemper
Form of whitewash normally made using chalk or lime and a size in extreme cases lead was also used . You can identify by wiping your hand over the surface, is a white powder is present it is likely to be distemper.
Stage 1 - Preparation
Wash the surface with clean water to remove surface powder.
If mildew is present use a fungicidal wash to manufacturers recommendations.
Albany Fungicidal Wash 1L
- A 1 litre concentrated multi surface treatment to prevent the growth of surface mould on timber and masonry
Stage 2 - Basecoat
Once the surface is clean and all loose material has been removed, treat with an Alkali Resisting Primer or suitable plaster primer and allow to dry.
Albany Primer Sealer White 2.5L
- Dual purpose primer, alkali resistant, for interior and exterior walls. Ideal for dry aged plaster.
Stage 3 - Topcoat
Apply a suitable topcoat.
Albany Vinyl Matt Brilliant White 2.5L
- Durable, high obliteration, high opacity, matt finish, suitable for interior use on walls and ceilings