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    Pva advice

    Just a quick update for anyone interested. After replastering every wall, ceiling in this 2 bedroom 150 yr old property, the best skimming I had was when I: - used blue grit over old wallpaper stuck fast to a half exposed skimmed wall, covered in distemper - used blue grit to seal a painted...
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    Pva advice

    Thanks for all the advice. I wish I had read the last post before starting on a 4x3m ceiling. Again, two coats of 1:4/1:3 didn’t stop first skim drying out too quickly. Got half way round then gave up. Applied more pva. Ended up with 3 skim coats and taking best part of a day. bought Evostick...
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    Pva advice

    Hi Very new to skimming, renovating a house and each crack I have at it is better than the last so I’m definitely making progress! ive had a couple of issues with old plastered walls drying out too fast (house is 150 yrs old) even though I gave em two coats of 1:4 or even 1:3 pva. I’ve been...
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