Masonry paints are water-based so there is a high volume of water. When you paint a render, stone or brick wall and you have not sealed the wall then the wall will suck the moisture from your paint.
When your masonry paint starts to dry the walls sucks the moisture making your paint hard and brittle. The paint will start to peel off and crack. This can be disastrous and you will have to scrape all the paint off the wall before you start painting again.
The Solution To Peeling Masonry Paint
Peeling masonry paint is a beginner DIY mistake. But, there is a simple and cheap solution we use every time we paint a masonry wall or floor!
- Grab a bucket
- Add one litre of water
- 1/2 a litre of PVA glue
Make sure you give this
Once the PVA and water mix is dry you can start painting again. All this solution does is seal the wall and stops your paint losing its water content before the paint gets a chance to air dry.