How to tackle an area of yellowing, stained ceiling

Task difficulty: Very easy

An area of your ceiling is yellowing and nicotine stains are visible.

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Step by step process

  1. Step 1

    Step 1

    Cover furniture and carpets, and keep windows and doors fully open to ensure good ventilation during the application and drying processes.

  2. Step 2

    Step 2

    Ensure the ceiling is clean, dry and free from loose material.

  3. Step 3

    Step 3

    Apply a coat of Polycell Stain Stop Liquid to the affected area using a brush or a roller.

  4. Step 4

    Step 4

    The ceiling will be touch dry in 2 - 3 hours, and fully dry after 12 hours. A second coat can now be applied if necessary.

  5. Step 5

    Step 5

    Once the Stain Stop is completely dry, re-paint the area to match the rest of the ceiling.

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