This can be painted on almost any bare or painted indoor surface but you’ll still need to do a small amount of prep before you can apply it.
How to prepare bare wood for priming
- Use 120 grit sandpaper and sand in the direction of the wood grain.
- Wipe down the dust with white spirit and a cloth.
- Fill in holes and cracks.
How to prepare tiles for priming
- Clean the tiles with bleach.
- Use grout cleaner to get rid of stains.
- Wipe down with a damp cloth
- Repair any damaged grout
How prepare cupboards for priming
- Grab some 120 grit sandpaper and give your cupboards and good sanding.
- Let the dust settle and then wipe it off with white spirit and a cloth.
- Any small cracks or holes should be filled in.
How to prepare metal for priming
This isn’t suitable to use over rust.
- Lightly sand with fine wet and dry sandpaper. If you’re painting galvanised metal, you don’t need to sand it.
- Wipe down the sand shavings with white spirit and a cloth.
How to prepare uPVC for priming
- Just lightly sand with 120 grit sandpaper.
- Wipe down with a damp cloth.
How to prepare previously painted surfaces for priming
- Paint that’s in a good condition only needs a quick sand.
- Paint that’s peeling, flaking or cracked should be sanded off. Once you’ve done that, wipe down with white spirit.