Repainting Elastomeric Coatings


Weathered elastomeric coatings may be refreshed by application of a quality exterior acrylic latex paint. Proper surface preparation must be done and the paint applied under appropriate conditions.

  • Remove all dirt, mildew, and chalk. Treat mildew with 3:1 water: bleach solution, leaving it on the surface for three to five minutes, and rinse thoroughly. Careful power washing with plain water (no cleaning agent of bleach added) being sure not to drive water into any openings there may be in the existing coating.
  • Seal all cracks and openings using Diamond Vogel’s Siliconized Latex Caulk. Do not use pure silicone caulks.

Check entire elastomeric surface for blistering or other adhesion loss. Carefully remove any blistering or failing coating and seal the edge of the surrounding remaining coating with a caulk. Apply a coat of Diamond Vogel’s Sure Grip Exterior Acrylic Latex Primer to the exposed masonry surface, then apply Diamond Vogel’s Permaflex Elastomeric Coating to the repaired area, overlapping it and feathering onto the remaining elastomeric. Identify and eliminate any source of intruding water or moisture that may have caused the blistering or other adhesion loss.

For further information on repainting exterior elastomeric wall coatings, contact your Diamond Vogel representative.

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