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How to wash off water-based paint

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Water-based paint is resistant to moisture, it is very difficult to wash it off. Special problems are caused by a waterproof coating, which does not let water through at all.

But you can remove the paint from the ceiling, the main thing is to try a little.

Of course, to wash it off simply with a rag and water is unreal, you will need other tools and a little effort.

You will need

  • -water
  • - a fluffy roller
  • -putty knife

Instructions

    1

Well, soak the ceiling several times with a roller. Use warm water, and wet as much as possible. It is necessary to achieve the soaking of a layer of water-based paint. If your paint does not absorb water at all, it means that it is moisture-resistant. You can not suffer, soak it will not work with any substance, let alone water. Substances added to this type of water-based emulsion, repel moisture, and do not allow it to penetrate into the molecules of the paint.

    2

Scrape off the soaked with a spatulaCoat of paint. You can use a scraper on a long handle. It should be removed fairly easily, to the base of the inner layer of the ceiling (putty). If the paint is water resistant, rip it with a spatula, however, it is not so easy to do it. Put on a respirator so that dust does not get into your lungs. If there is no result from the spatula, tap the ceiling with a hammer and continue to tear off.

    3

If in some places the paint was washed off and the pieces disappearedPlaster, dilute any mixture for putty and level the surface of the ceiling. Let everything dry up a little, and apply a coat of primer. You can paint the ceiling again in a different color. The same version of treatment and washing of water-based paint is used for the further installation of suspended ceilings.

How to wash off water-based paint Was last modified: May 23rd, 2017 By Luwgyusb
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