Is it possible to paint an artex ceiling. Our ceiling is starting to looking discolored and I am wondering whether we will need to overboard or remove the artex or whether we could just paint the artex the artex. Thank you.
Hi, yes you can, it's not the best thing to do but you can do it.
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Under no circumstances should you remove the art exhibit yourself, it's got an asbestos continent.
Paint or overboard it
Hi, it is fine to paint artex. I would recommend a matt emulsion but dilute the the first coat with water about 10% water to 90% paint then the following coats neat paint.
You can paint over artex. It would require 2-3 coats. In my personal opinion I would overboard the ceiling or if you wanted new down lights put in a suspended ceiling under original. U can then either tape & joint it or plaster each giving a much better finish
I have 14 years experience and it's completely safe to paint over any Artex Ceiling two coats of brilliant white mat emotion would do the Job.
If you want to not spend out too much just paint it. If you would like to modernise then you can overboard and skim it. If your just going to paint it then use a brush as it gets better coverage. A roller might not get in the pattern as well and will more likely make a mess from splashing.
It is not unusual to emulsion over Artex, proving there no major cracks or damage. So, therefore you can paint the Artex
Yes. Vynil matt or silk emulsion will look good. If the artex is pre 1980,s do not scrape dry as it contained asbestos until they were told to change the formula.if wanting a flat ceiling again its better to over caulk it rather than scrape. The more recent artex can be removed with a steam stripper.hope that helps.
Helli im craig from donnys decor yes you can paint over artex it will be fine
yep just paint it, if its not been painted before seal it with some watered down pva approx. 5 water 1 part pva this will seal it and make it easier to paint.
Yes can you paint. Artex it's emulsion.
Lightly rub your hand over the artex and if you get a powdery coating on your hand it will mean it hasn't been painted. Another indication of whether it has been painted is visible brush or roller marks in it. To avoid paint flaking, I would recommend thinning out the fist coat with water, say 15% to 20%.
But Asbestos hasnt been used since about the end of the 80's (i think)..so I really think it will be ok
As regards painting it...it wont flake or peel providing you thin the first coat out a little..say about 15-20%
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Yes that is possible,two or three coats of dulux white emulsion. if it's a kitchen ceiling same process as above but use vinyl silk emulsion.
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Yes, sure. It will be look great after 2 coats of paint.
Hi yes you can paint over artex with any emulsion, I would use a good Quality roller .
I can paint the artex with a good quality paint with two coats
If that of text is not cracked and you want to keep the car text then it is good to paint over
It is perfectly fine to paint over artex it maybe worth using sugar soap first to clean surface prior to painting.
Yes of course you can paint over artex. I would advise only to do this if the artex is in okay condition and not falling away or damp - in which case you would need to get this fixed. Important to note when painting artex is that if it is not a smooth surface then you have to paint by hand with a brush and not a roller as you will miss points. Also, if it is in a bathroom or kitchen that you get specific paint for these rooms which are designed to deal with water and condensation.
You can paint artex with a special roller for the job.
Yes BUT the MORE paint you put on THE more difficult to remove if ever required
If artex is firm on no problem can paint to get best results paint it 2 times.
Yes you can paint over Artex. the best way to paint it is. If Artex has never been painted before use a stiff sweeping and just brush the ceiling to get rid of the sharp edges first as they will only get in your paint when you start painting. Then using a thick pile roller paint as normal.
Yes with emulsion /waterbased paints
Yes you can ,just use long hair roller or paint sprayer
Yes you can paint straight onto artex .
If you want a smooth wall you will need to plaster board the ceiling tape an join then paint .
Yes you can paint over artex. Depending on the texture I would suggest using a long pile roller with emulsion paint.
Yes you must use a long pile roller and it will take a few coats as the artex can suck it back
Yes you can just paint an Artex ceiling.
If its old rather than new it may draw the moisture out of paint quick so add a little water to thin out. If the ceiling is cracked or artex is flaking you Can have it overboarded or unibonding then skimming, I wouldn't advise scraping back as some artex contains small quantities of asbestos.
Hi There. Yes you can paint the artex easy. Hope this is help.
Yes you can paint over artex no problem. Would recommend super Matt emailsion .
Yes artex can be painted over.
Yes, you can paint over Artex
Yes you can paint over artex as long as it's not flaking off.
Yes you can paint artex ceiling. Always get artex tested for asbestos if it is to be removed/disturbed. Most customers overboard ceiling.