How to remove ceiling stains so they wont show through after painting

Task difficulty: Very easy

A water leak has caused a nasty brown stain on the ceiling and wall which no amount of paint will cover.

Step by step process

  1. Step 1

    Step 1

    It couldn't be simpler - just spray Stain Stop lightly and evenly over the stain to cover it.

  2. Step 2

    Step 2

    Once dry re-paint. Stain - what stain? For larger areas, use brush-on Stain Stop in a 1 litre tin, enough to cover up to 9 sq. m (95 sq. ft) on a smooth surface.

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