If you have a plaster ceiling, it's possible for you to see water stains here and there. Often water leak from a pipe or anywhere of your plumbing can cause water stain on ceiling.
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Here we're going to show you three simple steps to get rid of water stains on the plaster ceiling. But before doing that you must know that first you have to repair leak part of your plumbing and make sure that it'll does't happen anymore. Wait for stained area to be dry and also make sure that there is no mold or mildew treat.
Look at the list below. You'll need this materials and tools:
- Clean rags
- Mildew resistant primer
- Plastic drop cloth
- Paint and Paint brush
- Stain lightening primer
- Work gloves
- Water and spray bottle
Step 1: Prepare to start
First of all you should wear protective eye goggles and gloves. Cause you'r going to work with chemicals. But before that, it's better to clear the place of any furniture.
Step 2: Use bleach mixture for cleaning the stain
Prepare a mixture of bleach and water (half of any) and then apply it to the stained area. Use a sponge for better applying and remove any mildew. After sponging area you should use water to rinse away mixture as much as possible.
Step 3: Paint the area
Final step. You have to blot the ceiling as dry as possible using rags. Then let it air dry for about one hour or two. After that apply a stain killing primer coat or mildew resistant primer coat and let that dry too.
Now you can paint the ceiling area. For better color match, go to the local color stores with a sample of your plaster ceiling color. It's Better to apply two coats of color.