Paint Peeling

Anonymous Staff asked 4 years ago

House was built in 1894 and in one of the bedrooms the paint is peeling off the walls. So I’ve been scraping all off and their is like a blue paint underneath it. What is causing that?

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JT Creations, LLC Staff answered 8 years ago

A hot spot in the plaster most likely.

Visit a local paint dealer, preferably not one of the lumber stores which also happens to sell paint.

Ask their advice as to your remedy. Most will suggest a first coat of shellac followed by an alkyd topcoat or two.

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