Problem Solver - Treating knots


Knots are resinous areas in timber, that left unsealed can bleed through paintwork leaving unsightly marks.


Stage 1 - Preparation

Using a cloth, apply Methylated spirits to the knot and surrounding area to degrease and remove any residue.

Stage 2 - Basecoat

Treat the knot with a knotting solution – using a brush, apply a thin coat, proud of the surface. Once dry, apply a 2nd coat.

Apply a suitable wood primer

Apply a suitable undercoat

Stage 3 - Topcoat

Apply a suitable topcoat