You can roll it or brush it on but make sure you get under the small lip at the bottom of each asbestos siding shingle.
Paint that seals asbestos siding.
Use the paintbrush to brush the rolled primer into the wood.
Cinder block semi gloss exterior paint is a base level solution for asbestos abatement.
Well it s never a bad idea to prime anything before you paint it.
There really is no right paint when painting asbestos siding as it doesn t require anything out of the ordinary.
Apply a coat of stain blocking primer to the siding using a clean paintbrush and roller.
If work is to be carried out at height appropriate precautions must be taken to prevent the risk of falls.
If it needs to be primed.
Corrugated asbestos roofing asbestos cement and asbestos sheeting require specialist coatings to seal repair and protect large surface areas.
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Our method of choice to first apply zinsser peel stop triple thick primer which is a water based acrylic binding primer designed to penetrate and stop previous coatings from peeling.
Painting asbestos siding once we have cleaned and prepared the surface then there is really no difference when it comes to painting.
If it needs to powerwashed first or.
Testing shows it should perform adequately to prevent exposure to asbestos during its rated lifetime which is typically about 3 5 years.
Allow the primer to dry completely.
Fiber cement shingles both new non asbestos product and the older asbestos cement product are provided from the manufacturer with a coated surface usually white.
Apply the primer to the siding with the roller.
Where paint is to be applied appropriate respiratory protection to control the paint vapours mist must also be considered.
The epa recommends hiring a licensed professional to apply a light coat of paint to encapsulate and seal asbestos materials such as those used for popcorn ceilings.
Avoid the temptation to go with the cheapest paint you can find as painting asbestos siding is no different than painting any other exterior surface that s exposed to the elements.
Rawlins paints offer a wide selection of solvent and water based rubber sealants and protective coatings for industrial properties factories and commercial buildings.
Picking the right paint for asbestos siding.
Preparing the asbestos work area.
Pick a good quality exterior paint from a company like benjamin moore or sherwin williams and you ll be fine.
Before starting assess the asbestos cement for damage.
When the asbestos cement siding is soiled or moldy or has an algae coating we prefer to gently clean the surface with a sprayer perhaps a deck cleaner solution.
The primer creates an adhesive surface for the paint and helps seal the color of the old paint.
I have asbestos shingles and they look not really great and i d like to paint them but i just don t know what kind of paint to use.
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