Step 1: Surface Preparation
Ensure that the surface is clean, dry, free from all loose particles, dust, dirt, grease, wax, mould, fungal growth etc. before application. All surfaces should be thoroughly rubbed down using a suitable abrasive paper and thereafter wiped off.
Step 2: Application process
Prime surface with ICI water-based cement primer and allow it to dry overnight. Now use ICI Wall Putty to rectify cracks and smoothen out the surface and later apply the second coat of putty. Apply another coat of primer on the puttied surface. Dilute the paint with 25% - 30% of clean water and apply the first coat. Dry for 5-6 hours before recoating.
Step 3: Drying time
Touch dry for the paint is up to 1 hour and allow 5-6 hours of drying time for recoating.