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jimmyjamz02 12-09-2011 01:58 PM

priming new plaster
 
my name is Jim, I have a question for any one who knows, should newly plastered walls and ceilings be primed

jimmyjamz02 12-09-2011 02:00 PM

is it totally necassary to prime new plaster with oil base primer

nealtw 12-10-2011 11:03 AM

I don't about oil based primer. You can seal it with a couple coats of lite color water based paint mixed with 50% water.

panzerfaust0 12-24-2011 12:10 AM

hi
 
hi newbie question:

what is "priming" and why is it important to prime? what is being primed?

thanks

nealtw 12-26-2011 07:24 PM

New plaster is porise and can suck the moisture out of the paint making it dry to fast and blotchy.


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