before using leyland trade smooth masonry paint
Ensure surface to be painted is sound, clean, dry and free from grease.
Treat any mould or lichen with Sterilisation Wash as directed.
Truguard Smooth Masonry can be applied directly over bare and previously painted surfaces provided these are clean, sound and firm.
Chalky, underbound surfaces should be scraped, dry brushed and then given a coat of Truguard Stabilising Masonry Primer. Remove any limewash or distemper completely.
Wear a suitable face mask if creating dust.
Before applying Truguard Stabilising Masonry Primer to the whole surface, first carry out a test application to a small area.
If this dries to a glossy film, thin with one part of White Spirit to two parts of Truguard Stabilising Masonry Primer and then test again in another small area.
It is important to ensure that a non-glossy, dried, sealed surface is produced.