New plaster to paint 2023
I tried a search but there were old threads. Sure it was asked more recently but it is what it is.
After 4yrs I've finally got a bathroom
The plasterer while good, got a bit carried away and ignored the markings and picture presented to him with the result that it's still drying out even in a heat wave.
I understand that I have to wait for the whole to go pale (dry) pink and I'll wait a tad longer as it's on plasterboard.
What is a 'mist' coat? Sounds like it's a spray but I'm thinking it means a diluted amount of paint.
Do I need special 'new plaster paint' ?
Should it be a trade variety?
Or can I use a dilute amount of ordinary paint?
The end colour I would like is Antique Cream by Johnstones. I find it does a decent job elsewhere.
Do I need to do a white base coat? Should it be diluted white or can I dilute the Johnsons?
The area is smallish as a tiny bungalow so don't want to do anything unnecessary
Sellers in my rural spot include Toolstation, Travis Perkins. Jewsons.
Money is tight with the amount that's gone wrong with the house and car at the mo but I want to get this right as I've waited an age, had to accept what's available in the hardware dept and worked like an aged donkey lately so any clear advice to get this right would be most welcome.
PS anyone looking up Antique Cream it's nothing like the photos online - sheesh!
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