If the surface is old (more than 5 years), or dump, or made from wood or have metal inside of it (nails for example), then we recommend coating it first with any oil-based paint, white color. Then coat it with usual emulsion paint for good adhesion. Then apply Silk Plaster. Oil-based paint is needed to make the seal between Silk Plaster and the wall. Our material is water-based and can absorb all the negative things from the wall, like rusting for example. So you have to protect Silk Plaster from what is inside of the wall. Oil-based paint is the best protection.
Question: Why is it natural?
Answer: Because all the components extracted from nature.
Question: How does it last longer than paints and wallpapers?
Answer: Wallpapers come off the wall in some places such as seam and joint points. Using paints you can face cracks and color changing. But with Silk Plaster nothing will happen.
Question: Why Silk Plaster doesn't need to be cleaned?
Answer: Because the material included anti-static additives that create a repulsive electrical charge, which prevents the sedimentation of dust and dirt on the walls.
Question: Why do you call Silk Plaster "clean" product?
Answer; Silk Plaster will not leave any stain in the floor and will not stuck in your hand like other paints, also it will not pollute your working area.
Question: Why is it odorless material? (Without smell)
Answer: Silk Plaster doesn't require any solvent or chemical material to be mix with it, also because it's all natural extract materials.
Question: What do you mean DIY product? (DO-IT-YOURSELF)
Answer: Because it sample only mix it with water and trowel it on the wall. No need to have experience or knowledge in painting.
Question: Can Silk Plaster be applied on rough surface like texture paint (spray by air machine)?
Answer: Yes, it can apply and will make it smooth but the material consumption will be more, to increase the thickness of layer.
Question: Can Silk Plaster be removed? How?
Answer: Yes it can be removed simply by spraying it by large amount of water than scratch it off.
Question: Where can I read the instruction?
Answer: Each pack of our product has a detailed instruction on it (it can also be found in our website).
Question: Can Silk Plaster be applied in thicker layers?
Answer: Theoretically it can, but keep in mind that if you apply fluid wall-paper in thicker layers material consumption increases. Mind you that you use a pack for an area of 4 square meters with 1 mm layer thickness. Respectively applying 2 mm thick layers you use a pack for only 2 square meters.
Question: What kind of room can decorative plaster be applied in?
Answer: It can be applied practically in any room. We do not recommend to apply it in rooms of high humidity (in bathrooms, for example).
Question: How enduring is Silk Plaster?
Answer: Plaster service life depends on your decision to change it because you’ve got bored. In contrast to traditional wall-paper which has juncture decorative plaster has no such thing and the problem of getting unglued is done with.
Question: Can the material be scratched or bit by a pet?
Answer: Naturally it is possible, but to remove the defect you only need to water the scratches and smooth them with a finger.
Question: Which types of decorative plaster are used more often in living areas, in bedrooms for instance?
Answer: For living areas they choose more frequently types with higher silk content due to their softness in touch: Silk – Monolit, Viktoria, Silk- Décor.
Question: If we wish to change interior, is it possible to apply a new type of decorative plaster on top of the old one.
Answer: Yes. If the old surface has no dirt on it, it will do to apply water-emulsion paint over the old surface and start applying another type.
Question: Can Silk Plaster be applied in a nursery room, is it harmful to children?
Answer: There are no harmful chemicals; we us silk, cotton, and coloring.