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  1. it wouldn't matter if the roller was wet......the...

    it wouldn't matter if the roller was wet......the paint was acrylic (which is water based). it has more to do with the roller you used, the nap of the roller, how you applied it, the coverage rate...
  2. waiting for the photo, but like master splinter...

    waiting for the photo, but like master splinter said the most probable cause is foreign deposit. it could be anything from cleaning products, grease, grime..... the list would be endless. are you...
  3. sugar soap does work very well. it cleans the...

    sugar soap does work very well. it cleans the wall prior to painting to make sure the paint adheres properly. (failing this you could have all sorts of problems) blistering,peeling,crazing............
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    yeah 2pac has GREAT results, but with everything...

    yeah 2pac has GREAT results, but with everything great comes the bad. bare minimum need is fresh air intake, extraction fan, full sealed face mask. i was speaking to my mates old man (floor...
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    one more thing any stubborn bits (theres always a...

    one more thing any stubborn bits (theres always a few stubborn bits. get a hot air gun if you have one hold it there for a few seconds and then get it off that way. the reason i suggested haymes...
  6. my bad, in south australia we refer to weather...

    my bad, in south australia we refer to weather boards as concrete sheeting, no one has wooden weather boards here. if it is on wood the two reaosns it has happened is sap or moisture, get a scraper,...
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    atleast you got started. ok firstly , if you...

    atleast you got started.
    ok firstly , if you want to speed things up what i do when using paint strippers (not often anymore) where a mask, open windows, drink water. as for the process, go buy a...
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    no worries. ceiling paint is weak, but saying...

    no worries. ceiling paint is weak, but saying that, it does not need to be strong.
    the ceiling never gets touched. providing you dont play footy in the house or remove roof tiles to let the water...
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    you dont always need two tradies to do cornice,...

    you dont always need two tradies to do cornice, couple of nails here and there tacked in on the bottom, slip the cornice onto it. comes out perfect. and long arms dont hurt LOL
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    my apologies an "industrial strength degreaser"...

    my apologies an "industrial strength degreaser" to get the oil out. sanding prior to applying the degreaser will open up the pores of the timber and work out more productive. it will always have a...
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    seems like alot of effort going into something...

    seems like alot of effort going into something that will make minimal difference. if i was you i would use the most cost effective way. heavy machinery over floors will always wear (i have done some...
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    as above use a long nap roller (stucco roller)...

    as above use a long nap roller (stucco roller) dont use flat ceiling paint , the reason why it cracks is because flat paint has no properties to it, you have to put it on so heavy that the DFT (dry...
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    i would personally scrape all that you can off, i...

    i would personally scrape all that you can off, i would think judging by the photos it will come off without to much fuss . scraping isnt hard just turn of your brain so you dont loose motivation (i...
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    i should point out 3M changed the name to 3M...

    i should point out 3M changed the name to 3M delicate tape.....in stead of low tach
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    hi , the reason why the paint came of is because...

    hi , the reason why the paint came of is because ceiling paint is the most basic paint you can get, there is no PRIMER what so ever in ceiling paint. NEVER TAPE ON CEILING PAINT. saying that it is...
  16. hi, i dont think your problem is as mentioned...

    hi, i dont think your problem is as mentioned painting over previous oil base paint as all outside paints have no problems going over old enamel paints (saying that i wouldn't put to much trust in...
  17. ok when the walls were rendered, did the renderer...

    ok when the walls were rendered, did the renderer tell you that you could put oxide into colour the render???? doesnt really matter now anyways, but if you have let the walls dry out sufficiently...
  18. seal it with an exterior sealer (it will use a...

    seal it with an exterior sealer (it will use a bit of paint, render is very porous) then do 2 coats of exterior paint (good quality)
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    make sure you sand intill ALL shine is removed...

    make sure you sand intill ALL shine is removed (will look dull) . then i use some metho and rag to get rid of all dust and grease. use a spray etch primer ( a good brand , dont go cheap, this will...
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    Alright, there are a few reasons why the paint is...

    Alright, there are a few reasons why the paint is flaking, poor quality paint which gets harder with its aging therefore getting brittle and cracking, no undercoat used, wrong undercoat used, cheap...
  21. sorry i forgot to reply to your second...

    sorry i forgot to reply to your second question............... NO DO NOT USE THE LOW SHEEN ACRYLIC AS AN UNDERCOAT. it will not adhere to the timber , remeber your top coat can only be as strong as...
  22. there are no magical shortcuts when it comes to...

    there are no magical shortcuts when it comes to painting. however when it comes to better primers/sealers this is what my company uses Rust-Oleum / Zinsser Asia Pacific | Zinsser High Performance...
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    although you could use a grout pen, the question...

    although you could use a grout pen, the question is why?, painting is already going to make it look painted (cheap renovation), why do you want to highlight that with grout pens. In my opinion...
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    it really doesnt matter acrylic or enamel, they...

    it really doesnt matter acrylic or enamel, they will both fade with time being RED. but it shouldn't get to that stage because you should keep painting up to scratch. i would make every effort to...
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    ol' painting in right. make sure you do not go...

    ol' painting in right. make sure you do not go straight over the enamel with acrylic. UNDERCOAT.
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    i dont know if you have been successful yet, but...

    i dont know if you have been successful yet, but i would look into a product called "PEEL AWAY". you paint on the liquid onto affected areas, layer with peel away sheets, wait then peel off. they use...
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    i live in Adelaide so mould only happens in...

    i live in Adelaide so mould only happens in bathroom ceilings, but if you are getting mould it means you have mould spaws inside the timber, the only way to conquer the problem is to get rid of the...
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    painted tiles will always look PAINTED. even if...

    painted tiles will always look PAINTED. even if you spray them because all the tiles will be uniform, usually the grout lines border tiles but they will be covered. so if you really want to have a...
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    you can blueboard it and use dulux fibreglass...

    you can blueboard it and use dulux fibreglass tape and dulux acra patch course (with 10% cement) to joint. but then comes into rendering it. it does become expensive. you could always use...
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    i am painter by trade. dulux one coat...

    i am painter by trade. dulux one coat hahahahaha. by normal acrylic paint. dont waste your money. DULUX like to target diy's, thats where most of there money comes from in the painting sector (i...
  31. Im a painter by trade, and i say undercoat every...

    Im a painter by trade, and i say undercoat every time. then when it is dry, sand the edges and coat them again. (the faces only need one). if your painting with aquanamel made by dulux it is water...
  32. hi, if they have been painted before, go to an...

    hi, if they have been painted before, go to an unnoticeable area , and scratch with your nail (firmly), if it doesn't come off then you should be pretty safe. if any bit does come off i wouldnt...
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    hi everyone.

    hi everyone, my name is chris i am 25 years old from adelaide. joined the site because i love the site. that ROD knows what he talking about (and actually does things properly). the only thing i...
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