How to apply Polyvine Decorator’s Varnish

Want to know how to apply Polyvine Decorators’ Varnish?  Polyvine Decorators’  Varnish is one of our best-selling products, and as varnishes go, it is pretty impressive.  Designed for use on emulsion paint, wallpaper and other surfaces, and gives long-term protection against finger marks, stains, scuffing and colour fading.

This unique, clear acrylic varnish uses nanotechnology to protect a wide range of decorative surfaces such as paintwork, wallpaper, fabric, wood and plasterwork. And given its UV blocking and absorption properties reduce ageing and deterioration, it’s no wonder it’s the varnish of choice for so many.

how to apply polyvine decorators varnish

Polyvine Decorators’ Varnish is the go-to choice for professional and amateur decorators looking for a superior, long-lasting finish.

So how do you properly apply it?

  1. Preparation is key – all surfaces must be clean and free from dust, dirt, oil and contamination.
  2. Thinly apply 2 to 3 coats with a synthetic varnish brush.
  3. On porous surfaces, dilute the first coat with 10% water.
  4. For a dead flat finish with high durability and stain resistance, apply 2 coats of satin followed by 1 of dead flat.
  5. Instructions in the technical data sheet must be followed.


The experts use it

Don’t just listen to us, listen to the 1000s of painters and decorators all over the country who use Decorators’ Varnish on a range of professional projects.  Jordan from The Mural Company uses it to protect both interior and exterior murals, giving them years of protection, while wallpaper designers and manufacturers Sian Zeng recommend using it to protect their wallpapers.  1000s of other trade experts are using Decorators’ Varnish for both interior and exterior projects, protecting emulsion paint, wallpaper, wood, furniture, walls, murals and more.  Search #decoratorsvarnish on Instagram to see for yourself!

Further Polyvine application advice

For more advice on how to apply Polyvine Decorators’ Varnish, and for other application advice, visit the Technical tab on our homepage.

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