Should I prep the surface?
Yes, depending on the surface a decent prep may be necessary. For optimal adhesion on non-mineral surfaces, we recommend one layer of Wallprim.
The surface has to be free of fat, dust and has to be coherent.
Can I use any random primer?
No, P&O specially developed Wallprim for Fresco Lime Paint and Marrakech Walls. We can only guaranty perfect adhesion with the use of P&O Wallprim.
Is it possible to apply lime paint on lacquer?
No, unless you sand it until it is matte and prep it with our special primer first.
Is it possible to apply lime paint over latex?
Yes, lime paint can be applied over latex, as long as the Wallprim is used first for good adhesion. The primer can be ordered in the same colors as lime paint.
Is it possible to apply lime paint on top of lime paint?
Yes, however, lime paint has to be fully dry and cured. Our advice is to wait for at least 48 hours. Wallprim might be helpful to eliminate the absorbent property of lime paint.
Is it possible to paint wallpaper with lime paint?
Yes, as long as you apply Wallprim first. Be careful with wallpaper that has a texture, it affects the natural texture and appearance of lime paint.
What about lime paint on wood?
Yes, it's possible to apply lime paint directly on bare wood. On MDF we recommend using one layer of Wallprim.
Can lime paint be applied to plaster and stucco?
Yes, adhesion on mineral surfaces is fine, as long as it is dry and solid. Remove loose parts and dust. Wallprim might be helpful to eliminate the absorbent property of stucco.