Staining solution

The bottom 18" of my downstairs cloakroom is below the damp course. Several small brown spots keep appearing on the wallpaper. I've tried applying more emulsion, gloss and then emulsion and PVA and emulsion but nothing seems to work. Any ideas?

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Need applications(zinsser)Cover stain
2nd Nov 2019
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Good ventilatoin, heating and a damp proof membrane to be applied on the and a non-porus paint to be used or paper. In some situation injecting a dpm into the wall can be done.
6th Nov 2019
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Treat the area with stain block and repaint.
18th Nov 2019
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Hi. Try zinsser bin primer sealer stain blocker. That normally blocks it out but if it still comes back through then it means theres still a leak problem.
26th Oct 2019
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VKV DECOR LTD
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Use zinsser stain killer.
8th Nov 2019
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AdjAbuilder Ltd
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Best to Remove wall papers. As will hold Damp,
Once removed. Look at wall to see if Damp.
Suggest useing a lime wash to let wall breath.
Acrylic paints Trap water behind paint. Causing problems
11th Nov 2019
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Horsham Refurbish
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Try the Zinsser Cover Stain Spray. Easy to use, seals water, smoke and nicotine stains. Recoat in 1 hour.
20th Nov 2019
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Plaster
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First need chek from whear it's dump its biggest problem whit wintiletion first need chek day after need paint with special staf from dump ant after paint whit normal
Emulsion paint
20th Nov 2019
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West Windsor walls
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I would strip back and render it with a decent integral waterproofer as should stop any damp coming back through internally
28th Nov 2019
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Try some zinzs stain block or some oil based undercoat
2nd Jan 2020
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Cotswold Paint & Paper
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No number of coats of more paint will sort the issue. Not even a hundred.
You need to clean the area, spray bleach if mouldy. Let it dry, sand if needed( prep is king ) .Apply a coat of Zinsser stain block. Water or oil to suit your finish.
Now once dry, get your desired finish coats on. job done
23rd Jan 2020
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