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    Patchy streaky wall after 3 coats

    Painters & Decorators

    I got magnolia plasterboard walls in flat bathroom and kitchen painted good job but lounge wall gone patchy streaky after 3 coats it's like plasterboard is sucking in the paint.

    Asked by John on 14th Jan 2021
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    A Naz Building&Decorating

    "The plasterboard is sucking it in. Try apply a coat of PVA and after carry on with the paint it will work"

    Answered on 15th Jan 2021 - Member since May 2020 - report
    Style Decorators

    "Are you letting it dry enough between coats.
    If it continues let the wall dry.
    Then PVA it let it dry coat it again should be fine."

    Answered on 15th Jan 2021 - Member since Jan 2020 - report
    East anglian decorators

    "What paint are you using, it cold be that if paper was in before or try stain block then give it another coat or 2 hope that helps"

    Answered on 21st Jan 2021 - Member since Jan 2020 - report
    Ps decor

    "Make sure you dilute the paint it will seal the plaster, then you can put the undiluted paint on second coat and then a final coat."

    Answered on 18th Jan 2021 - Member since Dec 2019 - report
    Reach N Shine Window Fascia Gutter Cleaning Handyman Professionals

    "Hi if there is a smoker this can happen and paint will not go on well are if the paint is cheaper and not the main brand all way stick to main brands and good review paint Wickes main brand is good."

    Answered on 22nd Jan 2021 - Member since Aug 2016 - report
    Jones & Leyland Property Maintenance

    "Apply pva before putting the next coat on this should give you a better coverage"

    Answered on 1st Feb 2021 - Member since Jan 2021 - report
    Kledi Construction Ltd

    "Must be the touching up you done after you’ve painting"

    Answered on 20th Jan 2021 - Member since Jan 2021 - report
    Pro-fix building and maintenance Ltd

    "You could try applying a product called shellac first, which is also a stain blocker."

    Answered on 16th Jan 2021 - Member since Dec 2018 - report
    Hamed D&C Company

    "It shows that the plasterboard is sucking and always you will get a good result, if you are painting in a dry day and keep inside temperature +18 and above. PVA it let it dry coat it again and will get the best result."

    Answered on 16th Jan 2021 - Member since Jan 2021 - report
    DJ Painters

    "Yes in time it will start to flake of the wall what u need to do it gets some water and water down your paint so the plaster doesn’t draw it in too quickly I hope this helps!!"

    Answered on 27th Mar 2021 - Member since Mar 2021 - report

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