|Mon Jan 11, 2016||Total posts : 7
| Topic: Painting
What is the exact procedure for internal painting...is it 1 coat primer + 2 coat putty & 2 coat paint or 1st 2 coats putty + 1 coat primer & 2 coats paint...kindly clarify my doubt...and which type of painting method can be done brush painting or roller???
Thanks in advance...
|Tue Jan 12, 2016||Post #1|
Join date: May 2014
|Process is to have putty-primer-paint. Number of coats depends upon the paint and finish you need. U can use roller as most of the modern paints has good finish with roller.|
|Tue Jan 12, 2016||Post #2|
Join date: Apr 2015
|Thanq for the information...|
|Tue Jan 12, 2016||Post #3|
|S L Gupta (Civil Engg)|
Join date: Mar 2008
Apply one coat of putty on newly plastered surface, than rub it with sand paper after that apply 2nd coat of putty and again rub with sand paper after cleaning the surface apply primer and than paint with roller.
Before you start painting work
1. Fix scaffolding properly Planks, bamboos and ‘Ballies’ don’t
rest on or touch the surface to be painted. Proper stage scaffolding is
erected for painting of ceiling. Double scaffolding is provided for
2. Fill surface voids, pores and cracksAll masonry or plaster surface voids, pores and cracks, nail holes are filled with filler before starting paint work.
3. Clean painting surface and roomThe surface is thoroughly
cleaned off mortar droppings, dust, grease and other foreign matters.
Old work, all loose material and scales are removed by sand papering.
The room is thoroughly clean/broom and the whole building is cleaned at
least one day before painting.
4. Dry up priming coat for 48 hours The priming coat applied already should be dried out for at least 48 hours before starting painting.
5. Fix electrical, water supply, sanitary pipes and door and window framesAll
electrical fittings, water supply, sanitary pipes and door and window
frames are fixed in required position and if found any short coming, it
should be corrected and repaired before starting painting.
6. Wet the surface with water before applying cement paintThe
surface is wet with water before applying cement paint. The surface of
cement paint is cured (watered) after 24 hours of painting.
7. Employ skilled painterThe painter employed for painting is skilled enough to do the job well.
8. Allow newly plastered surface to mature for six monthsNewly
plastered surface should be allowed to mature for a period of at least
six months prior to painting work. If you want to start painting before
six months, a coat of alkali resistant priming paint should be done.
9. Fix ladders properlyLadders used for painting work are tied
with pieces of clothes on the top end of vertical members to avoid
damage or scratches on painting surface.
While painting the surface/wall
10. Mix adequate distemper for one roomEnough distemper is mixed to finish/paint one room at a time. Color preparation for oil bond distemper is computerized.
11. Do painting in right weather conditionPaint work must not
be done in adverse weather condition like hail storm and dust storm
especially for exposed work. The paint work is not done in cold weather
i.e. room temperature is not below 5 degree Celsius.
12. Stir paint well to maintain uniformityThe paint is stirred
well in its original containers with the help of a solid wooden or iron
stick during application of paint to maintain uniform consistency.
13. Do subsequent coats after 24 hoursSubsequent painting coat should be done at least 24 hours after the first is dried well.
14. Paint edges, corners, all doors and window accessories well
edges, corners, top and bottom, bolts, nuts, sides, rebate, cleats,
stops, bidding and sash putty with glass pan are painted well. There is
no damage to furniture and fixtures during paint job. At the time of
spray painting, cover doors, windows, bushes etc.
15. Utilize proper brushes
The brush should be of 15 cm long,
double bristles for wall paint. After each day’s work brushes are washed
in hot water thoroughly with soap solution or with thinner and hung
down to dry. Clean containers in hot water with soap solution also.
16. Wear protective glasses and be safe While painting over head, wear protective glasses to avoid the fall of paint in your eyes.
17. Avoid alcohol and smoking The painter should not drink
alcohol during painting work as toxic fumes from paint are dangerous for
his health. While painting, do not smoke to avoid fire near painting
18. keep children away from painting areaDon’t allow children
to enter painting area as some paints contain harmful toxic elements.
They should be not allowed to spoil painting work, if so wash them
thoroughly with soap and water.
19. Park your vehicle away from painting area to protect it from the fumes of paint.
Check after painting is over
20. No brush mark is left on surfaceAny brush mark is not left
on the surface after the paint is dry. To avoid splashes of paint on
wall the paint should be done on ceiling prior to walls.
21. Clean paint drops thoroughly
Paint drops on floor, electric fittings, door and window fitting and
glass panes are thoroughly cleaned with good quality paint remover.
After cleaning paint drops there are no scratches on glass panes and
|Thu Jan 14, 2016||Post #4|
Join date: Apr 2015
|Thanq so much for the detailed information sir...very useful info...|
|Thu Jan 14, 2016||Post #5|
|S L Gupta (Civil Engg)|
Join date: Mar 2008
See the paint section under construction subhead of the website gharexpert.com for more information, there are lot of information in the article about paint and painting process.
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