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Thames skim Coat


Product:Thames Powder Based Range

$38.00$24.00/per kilo

A skim coat is a thin layer of finishing plaster or joint compound applied to a wall or ceiling to create a smooth and flawless surface. It serves as the final touch in the preparation of surfaces before painting or wallpapering, providing a clean and even appearance. Skim coating is especially useful for repairing imperfections, covering minor cracks, or achieving a uniform texture on both new and existing walls.

Composition Clean the walls to remove any dust or debris. Patch up larger holes or cracks with a suitable filler.
Color Follow the instructions on the skim coat product for mixing. Typically, it involves adding water and stirring until you achieve a smooth, lump-free consistency.
Sizes Using a trowel or putty knife, apply the skim coat in thin, even layers across the walls. Work systematically, ensuring complete coverage. Feather the edges to create a seamless transition between the coated and uncoated areas.
Viscosity Allow the skim coat to dry completely according to the product instructions. This may involve multiple coats, with drying time between each layer.
Minimum Film forming temperature Once dry, lightly sand the surface to smooth out any remaining imperfections and create a uniform finish.
Flash point Apply a primer to ensure proper adhesion of the paint and to create an even surface for the final coat.
Painting With the skim coat providing a smooth canvas, paint the walls in the desired color to achieve the refreshed and modern look you envision.
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