How to Stop Bathroom Paint Peeling

The bathroom is a high humidity area that can be a breeding ground for bacteria and mildew. With the added possibility of water damage, knowing how to stop bathroom paint peeling will ensure your bathroom always looks fabulous.

How to Stop Bathroom Paint Peeling

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If your house was built before 1979 it’s important that you check whether it may contain lead-based paint. We suggest you should hire a professional painter if this is the case.

Otherwise, the first thing you need to learn about how to stop bathroom paint peeling is to remove all the chipped paint. Wear protective eye wear and a dust mask to avoid paint flakes getting into your eyes or respiratory tract. Use a paint scraper or putty knife to carefully loosen the paint edges. Continue this process on all the bathroom walls and ceiling.

Once the chipped paint has been removed, you’ll notice some of the bathroom wall surfaces are uneven. Patch these up and allow to dry completely before sanding back. Note: bathroom walls and ceiling paint can peel because they weren’t properly primed.

Haymes Paint have an extensive range of primers and paints that are suitable for your bathroom. Once the prime has dried completely, you can repaint the bathroom walls and ceiling.

How to Stop Paint Peeling Off a Bathroom Ceiling

Paint can bubble and peel off the bathroom ceiling if the surface hasn’t been prepared properly. To understand how to stop bathroom ceiling paint peeling it’s important to prepare the surface well. Before you start removing the peeling paint from the ceiling, use drop sheets to cover up the shower, bath, toilet and basin. It’s also important to wear eye protection and a dust mask. Using the steps above you’ll need to remove the peeling paint, patch, sand, prime and repaint the ceiling.

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