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Sealing a wall with neat pva by mistake...!

Are there any negative knock-on effects from accidentally sealing bathroom walls by painting on neat PVA? (I didn't realise I was supposed to dilute with water)... Some of the walls will be painted and the rest tiled around a shower bath.

2 Answers from MyBuilder Bathroom Fitters

Should be fine.... maybe wash the walls down a little with plain water using a roller or brush. Feel the wall - does it feel like the tiles will stick? If in doubt, put a couple of tiles on and check them 24 hrs later.... if you have trouble pulling them off, then once grouted they'll never move!

2013-01-08T16:30:01+00:00

Answered 8th Jan 2013

No negative effects at all other than where the thick PVA dries lumpy, it may need scraping/sanding off if wall is to be painted.

2013-01-11T12:55:01+00:00

Answered 11th Jan 2013

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