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    Painters & Decorators

    Do l need to put undercoat on wood outside before Varnishing

    Asked by Clarence on 17th Nov 2021
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    Walton DAR

    "I recommend you do not undercoat before varnishing, varnishing should be done on to clean bare wood so varnish will soak in."

    Answered on 17th Nov 2021 - Member since Feb 2019 - report
    M.W Spraying Decorating Services

    "No with outside varnish you sand varnish sand varnish sand varnish done"

    Answered on 17th Nov 2021 - Member since Mar 2018 - report
    SortIt4u

    "No, just rub down beforehand and give it two or three coats of an oil-based varnish"

    Answered on 17th Nov 2021 - Member since Aug 2019 - report
    S&H Plastering

    "No if it is varnish just sand it or you can apply a clear weather proof undercoat to soak in and then warning but do not use a normal (white) undercoat."

    Answered on 18th Nov 2021 - Member since Oct 2021 - report
    Steve's painting services

    "Yes it's best to undercoat before the final finish hope this helps"

    Answered on 17th Nov 2021 - Member since Jan 2020 - report
    MJL MAINTENANCE AND LOCKS LTD

    "No you don’t put undercoat on its varnish you are doing not painting"

    Answered on 17th Nov 2021 - Member since Sep 2019 - report
    AJF interiors

    "Yes. You need to use weather proof treatment first"

    Answered on 17th Nov 2021 - Member since Aug 2021 - report
    Michael pack decorater

    "No you don’t. Undercoat. On bare wood. Clean bare wood down then apply varnish"

    Answered on 17th Nov 2021 - Member since Jun 2018 - report
    Dario Medina

    "You should always put on an undercoat as it will help the varnish last longer and have a better finish"

    Answered on 17th Nov 2021 - Member since Mar 2020 - report
    PJProjects

    "Don't see the point of undercoating - unless for staining."

    Answered on 17th Nov 2021 - Member since Mar 2020 - report

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