How to Paint Varnished Timber (Interior)

Give pre-loved areas in your house a fresh new look, but remember that preparation is key when painting over varnished timber indoors.

Substrate: Varnished timber (interior)

Surface Preparation:

Proper surface preparation is crucial to maximum finish performance. The durability of this product can be impaired by an unsound or poorly prepared surface. Surfaces must be clean, dry and sound before painting.

  • Clean surface with degreaser cleaner e.g sugar soap
  • Allow surface to dry
  • Lightly sand with find sandpaper
  • Remove dust

Application of Primer:

  • Can be applied with brush, roller or spray
  • Apply one coat of Colourtrend Prime 2
  • Allow 20-30 minutes to be touch dry (time depending on drying conditions)
  • Recoat in 45-60 minutes (depending on drying conditions)
  • Allow to dry fully

Note: Drying time will be greatly reduced with airflow

Application of Top Coat:

Choose between Colourtrend Eggshell, Satin or Gloss in your desired colour.

  • Can be applied with brush, roller or spray
  • Apply one coat of chosen colour and finish
  • Allow to dry (recoat in 6-8 hours depending on drying conditions)
  • Apply second coat of chosen colour and finish
  • Allow to dry

Note: Coating will achieve full adhesion in seven days.

 

 

 

 

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