Painting old rock wall


Old 01-03-17, 05:38 AM
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Painting old rock wall

The house was built in 1967. I don't know how old the rock is. It may have been there as far back as 1967 as well.

I want it painted.

Do I need a special primer paint?

Do I need a special paint?

Do I need to clean the rock and mortar?
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Old 01-03-17, 08:30 AM
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No paint is going to stick to stone and if you do paint it plan on it just failing and become an eyesore.
Is this in a basement?
Old 01-03-17, 08:51 AM
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How porous is the stone? Does it stay dry? where is it?

Generally the cleaner the substrate is the better the coating applied will adhere.
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