Blu tack

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g00se
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Jul 2021 21 08:13

Blu tack

Hi all,
Is there a product or trick for painting over Blu-tac stains?
I hate the greasy little blue lumps!!!
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Jul 2021 21 08:27

Re: Blu tack

I have had limited success with PVA. Depends on the surface really.
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Jul 2021 21 08:29

Re: Blu tack

you could try Knot sealer or an oil based paint if there aren't too many to cover them, then normal emulsion. Might have to light sand before the final coat
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Jul 2021 21 08:45

Re: Blu tack

I wiped with a magic sponge before painting

It worked quite good
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Jul 2021 21 13:25

Re: Blu tack

Have you tried using Sugar Soap prior to painting?
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Jul 2021 21 14:03

Re: Blu tack

decent stain block.

Might be worth using a better strength of paint for repainting - diamond or scrubbable.
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Re: Blu tack

At the moment i'm using Leyland trade hardwearing acrylic eggshell and it covers blu tack stains no problem.
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Jul 2021 22 09:08

Re: Blu tack

Thanks, they are everywhere and on all types of wall.
I will try the Leyland paint as it seems the easiest option.
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Jul 2021 22 10:43

Re: Blu tack

UnderPaid wrote: Thu, 22nd Jul 2021, 8:03am At the moment i'm using Leyland trade hardwearing acrylic eggshell and it covers blu tack stains no problem.
This is what I use as well and I can confirm it covers the stains left by blu tack.. -Thumb_up-

I just scrape walls before painting to remove any residue from the surface then paint straight over.
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Jul 2021 22 11:20

Re: Blu tack

Oil based primer
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