Plasterboard repair - do I prime?

Discussion in 'Painters' Talk' started by PJA, Nov 26, 2018.

  1. PJA

    PJA New Member


    I've had to sand down a ceiling in an ensuite bathroom, the existing paint was flaking off, and I'm wondering if I should now prime (?) the area before putting my main colour on?

    In the master bedroom, I've done a bit of repair and sanding, so do I prime those selected areas also?


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  2. RolandK

    RolandK Active Member

    A mist coat of watered down matt emulsion will do. NOT VINYL. Don't use PVA.
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  3. Wayners

    Wayners Well-Known Member

    Acrylic primer undercoat I'd use. Any
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