Application tips

  • Wherever possible structure a job to maximise drying time
  • Don't apply the paints too thickly
  • On exterior trim, if starting on bare, new wood - use the Weathershield Aquatech Preservative Basecoat+.
  • Stir the undercoat thoroughly before use with a wide edged stirrer.
  • Only sand lightly between coats - vigorous sanding will worsen the blocking of sand paper
  • Where a quick turn around time is needed consider a water based undercoat followed by a solvent based top coat. A high gloss will still be achieved from the top-coat

Note: if switching from Weathershield Exterior Undercoat to Weathershield Quick Drying Exterior Undercoat the durability of the system will go down to 6 years,

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