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    • By malteser 1st Jul 05, 12:45 AM
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    Newly Skimmed walls and ceilings - how do i paint them?
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    Newly Skimmed walls and ceilings - how do i paint them? 1st Jul 05 at 12:45 AM

    we are having our 1930's house skimmed from top to bottom and its nearly finished. We want to paint everything white (for now) so that its fresh and clean and we can finally move in.

    our builder says we should use PVA on the walls first and the plasterer rekons watered down emulsion, i've also seen some specific paint for new plaster in wickes today so now i'm very confused.

    we plan to use dulux matt white paint and probably 2 coats everywhere.

    any advice would be appreciated.

    do we have to sand it all down first?

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