Problem Solver - Polystyrene


Polystyrene (Expanded Polystyrne Foam) is often used in coving or as ceiling tiles It is made from a plastic base


Stage 1 - Preparation

Ensure surface is sound dry and clean

If any mould or mildew is apparent, treat with a suitable fungicidal solution, rinse again with clean water and allow to dry.

Brewers recommends:
  • 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, apply a thinned first coat of emulsion to satisfy the porosity (Thinned up to 10% Clean Water)

Brewers recommends:

Stage 3 - Topcoat

Apply an appropriate topcoat and allow to dry, followed by a 2nd coat to finish.

Brewers recommends: