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Puma

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I have been a decorator for many years and have posted on other forums thousands of times. I have come here as I am looking for advice on water proof skim coats to use on the walls and floor of a shower cubicle. Feel free to ask any decorating related questions.
 

Puma

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Not sure, I think it is at the same shop they sell paint glue to stick the paint on.
 

Puma

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#5
Thanks James, that looks like the kind of thing I am looking for- I've put a post here
 

RobJack

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Hi mate. As mentioned micro cement will do the job for walls and floors. Waterproof when finished and most suppliers offer 30 plus colours. When doing a complete wet room I've used impey system before and not had a problem. There are quite a few on the market now
 

choppa

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I have been a decorator for many years and have posted on other forums thousands of times. I have come here as I am looking for advice on water proof skim coats to use on the walls and floor of a shower cubicle. Feel free to ask any decorating related questions.
Are you a painter and decorator or a painter that hasn’t got a clue about filling and sanding?
 

Puma

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Hi mate. As mentioned micro cement will do the job for walls and floors. Waterproof when finished and most suppliers offer 30 plus colours. When doing a complete wet room I've used impey system before and not had a problem. There are quite a few on the market now
Thanks mate. Now I know the term micro cement a lot more is coming up in Google.

A couple of other queries I have are whether to bother to remove the pink skim or not and should I just go for it with a normal 12 inch steel trowel and a cornering trowel. Also would you recommend other kit like a polisher. The walls are subterranean brickwork, tanked with slurry, sand cemented and pink skimmed. Thanks.
 
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Are you a painter and decorator or a painter that hasn’t got a clue about filling and sanding?
I've done loads of high end stuff mate. Dutch doors aka mirror finish doors etc
 

RobJack

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Thanks mate. Now I know the term micro cement a lot more is coming up in Google.

A couple of other queries I have are whether to bother to remove the pink skim or not and should I just go for it with a normal 12 inch steel trowel and a cornering trowel. Also would you recommend other kit like a polisher. The walls are subterranean brickwork, tanked with slurry, sand cemented and pink skimmed. Thanks.
I'm getting the impression you haven't plastered before mate. Which is not a problem normally but I think your biting off quite a bit. If the plaster is sound then you can apply micro cement to it and it can be a waterproof system. There is a process and it depends on the manufacturer but normally you prime the surface first. Then add how ever many coats are recommended and required to obtain a particular finish. Followed by a sealer to ensure the system is water proof. It can get complicated but again it depends on the manufacturer.