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British Paints Prep 4in1

British Paints Prep 4in1

4.0 from 3 reviews

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Paint is very thin

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Used water based primer before and consistency was fine, but to stop water based stain, using this BP oil based primer now. problem is its very thin even after mixing it well. Its hard to handle because its dripping every where from the brush. Is this normal or this is one bad tin of paint? Thanks

Date PurchasedMay 2018
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NickBritish Paints

fred

fredSydney, NSW

  • 3 reviews
  • 3 likes

good paint

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It is good as long as the painters do a good job. I had to be at them every second, not to thin the paint out, paint with a bid more paint on the brush and roller etc.
Done all that, great paint to cover up mud stains.
Recommended as long as you keep an eye on the painters.

Date PurchasedMar 2018
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NickBritish Paints

Hi Fred, Thanks for taking the time to review our Prep 4 in 1 product. We appreciate the feedback, all the best with your next project. Regards, The British Paints Team.

David

DavidSydney, NSW

  • 15 reviews
  • 6 likes

Outstanding oil-based primer

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Nice self-levelling slow-drying old school oil based primer. Great results under Dulux Super Enamel as well. Much better than any other oil-based primer in your average hardware store. I used to always use Dulux oil-based primer under gloss finishes. Something changed with the formula about 5 years ago and it became gluggy to apply, it doesn't smooth well and tacks too fast.

Date PurchasedNov 2016
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Garth M.British Paints

Hi David, Fantastic! We are glad to hear you are happy with the result using our product. The British Paints Team

Questions & Answers

Ligiateresa V.

Ligiateresa V.asked

Is prep4in1, suitable for plastic surfaces?

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DuluxGroup A.British Paints

Thank you for taking the time to contact us with your query, Ligiateresa! We’d love to help! Please give our Help & Advice Team a call on 13 25 25 (Option 2), and they will be able to answer all of your questions! – The British Paints Team.


colin medlycott

colin medlycottasked

I have outdoor bench which was varnished/gloss wood, do I lightly sand and use waterbased Prep 4 in 1 ?

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henry h.British Paints

Hi Colin, if you are looking at painting a previously varnished outdoor bench we would recommend removing the previous varnish by a thorough sand then use a primer (British Paints prep 4 in 1) you could go oil based for extra adhesion then 2 coats of British Paints exterior Paint and Prime - _ The British Paints Team


John K.

John K.asked

What life expectancy is it for a can of British Paints Prep 4 in 1 Water Based Multi Purpose as I have a can that is quite old on the bottom of the can is 02/08/12. It has not been opened and sounds as if it is ok. Would like your opinion prior to undercoating bathroom bits on a renovation I am doing.

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fred
fred

open it see what you got. make a test piece see how that turns out, paint a small section see how it turns out
if all else fails, take it to British Paint store and have them check it, simple


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CategoryPaints & Varnishes
TypeInterior and Exterior

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