A step-by-step DIY guide for curing rising damp
STEP 1: Remove any paint completely back to a cement/plaster surface.
STEP 2: Wash with Polycell Sugar Soap, rinse and allow to dry.
STEP 3: Remove and repair poor plaster with Polycell Masonry Patching Plaster.
STEP 4: Apply 3 coats of Plascon Dampseal, allowing 24 hours drying time between applications. Thin the first coat 30% with Mineral Turpentine.
STEP 5: I f required, skim the wall with Terraco EZ Skim (TER 1100 OR TER 1200) for a perfectly smooth surface.
STEP 6: Finish with your chosen Plascon topcoat, such as Double Velvet, Cashmere or Polvin.
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