Interior Paints Painting Process

Surface Preparation
STEP #1

Rub the surface u sing a suitable abrasive paper and wipe it off to ensure that the surface is clean, dry and free from dirt, grease, wax or any other defective or poorly adhering material.

STEP #2

Apply a coat of Nerolac Cement Primer ** (water thinnable) followed by Nerolac Wall Putty**/ Nerolac Cement Putty** (wherever required) to level and smoothen the surface.

STEP #3

Sand the surface with emery paper 220 and wipe clean.

STEP #4

Apply another coat of primer on puttied areas.

STEP #5

Sand the surface with emery paper 320 and clean the surface with cloth before painting.

STEP #6

Finally, apply two to three coats of Nerolac Interior Emulsion as per recommended thinning. Dark shades may require additional coat for hiding.

RECOMMENDED USAGE

#1

Primer** (1 coat)

Dry in 4 – 6 hrs.

#2

Putty**

Dry in 6 – 8 hrs.

#3

Primer** (1 coat)

Dry in 4 – 6 hrs.

#4

Finish Nerolac Impressions Eco Clean Emulsion (2-3 coats)

Dry min. 3-4 hrs in between coats.

For Repainting on Smooth Lime / Distemper / Emulsion / Enamel Masonry Surfaces skip steps 1 and 2 and start with step 3

Exterior Paints Painting Process

Surface Preparation
STEP #1

The surface to be painted must be free of all dust, grease, traces of paint, flaks, algae, fungus etc.

STEP #2

The surface previously coated with paint must be cleaned thoroughly with a stiff wire brush, to remove dust, dirt, chalking or any friable material & loose flakes.

STEP #3

Wash thoroughly with water and allow to dry. This ensures proper adhesion of the new paint system.

STEP #4

In case of fungus affected area, apply a liberal coat of Nerolac Fungicidal Solution. Allow it to react for minimum 6-8 hours. For parapet tops and other horizontal surfaces, application of 3 coats is recommended.

STEP #5

All structural cracks must be open in V shape and filled with cement/cement based plasters and leakage should be stopped before actual painting.

STEP #6

Freshly plastered surfaces must be allowed to cure completely. Apply top coats as follows

RECOMMENDED USAGE

#1

#Primer (1 coat)

Dry in 4 - 6 hrs.

#2

Finish Coat

(2-3 coats) Nerolac Excel Total All in one Acrylic Exterior Emulsion

#Primer: Self priming of Nerolac Excel All in One Acrylic Exterior Emulsion (100% thinning) or Nerolac Exterior Primer. For highly absorbent surfaces like Mangalorean roof tiles, apply a coat of Nerolac Air Drying Clear Sealer.

Essential Tools

Simple tools to make the process even simpler