What next

Reply

  #1  
Old 07-14-03, 12:11 PM
JRRR.
Visiting Guest
Posts: n/a
What next

I recently resheetrocked my kitchen span. I have rolled on some PVA sealing primer 72 hours ago. I will be wallpapering this span. Should I apply sizing over the PVA? Apply paint first? Another type of primer? Please enlighten. Thanks.
 
Sponsored Links
  #2  
Old 07-14-03, 01:32 PM
C
Member
Join Date: Nov 2001
Location: Taylors, SC
Posts: 9,483
Received 0 Votes on 0 Posts
If you have good coverage, the color looks all the same, you should be set if this is supposed to be primer for wallpaper. You might check the label to be sure.
 
  #3  
Old 07-14-03, 02:12 PM
JRRR.
Visiting Guest
Posts: n/a
That is what I am wondering. Is PVA primer good for wallpaper? Or should I roll on another primer, topcoat?
 
  #4  
Old 07-14-03, 03:09 PM
prowallguy's Avatar
Member
Join Date: Jan 2003
Location: St. Louis MO
Posts: 2,597
Received 0 Votes on 0 Posts
I wouldn't use PVA as a wallcovering primer. Use a primer specially formulated for wallpaper such as Benjamin Moore's Wallgrip 3 or something similar. PVA primer can and will re-wet under vinyl which will cause either failure of the primer as in paper popping off or allowing the adhesive to soak in the wallboard making removal at a later date next to impossible.

prowallguy
 
Reply
Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off


Thread Tools
Search this Thread
 
Ask a Question
Question Title:
Description:
Your question will be posted in: