Surfaces should be clean, dry, sound and in good condition,
free of wax, loose paint, grease, old wallcovering adhesive, mold and
mildew,and other residue. Inspect the surface for paint bonding,
loose wallcoverings, damaged wallboard or plaster. Remove old
or loose wallcovering and residual wall covering adhesive with
DIF Wallpaper Stripper. Repair unsound surfaces.
If you scrape, sand or remove old paint, you
may release lead dust. LEAD IS TOXIC. EXPOSURE TO
LEAD DUST CAN CAUSE SERIOUS ILLNESS, SUCH AS
BRAIN DAMAGE, ESPECIALLY IN CHILDREN.
PREGNANT WOMEN SHOULD ALSO AVOID
EXPOSURE. Wear a NIOSH-Approved respirator to
control lead exposure. Clean up carefully with a HEPA
vacuum and a wet mop. Before you start, find out how to
protect yourself and your family by contacting the National
Lead Information Hotline at 1-800-424-LEAD or log on to
Remove joint compound dust with a damp cloth before
applying two coats of ShieldZ Clear Wall Size. Wait two
hours between coats. Product may not protect drywall
surface from damage when removing wallcovering for
redecorating. ShieldZ Universal Wallcovering primer is
recommended if drywall protection is desired.
Painted or Glossy Surfaces
Adheres to all surfaces including glossy paint
and other hard-to-stick surfaces without the need for sanding.
Prime bare metal surfaces with Bulls-Eye 1-2-3 Primer.
Remove whenever possible. Apply ShieldZ Clear
Wall Size to prime over non-removable wallcovering. Old
porous or metallic wallpaper should be removed or sealed
with B-I-N Primer before applying ShieldZ Clear Wall Size.
New plaster must age at least 90 days before application
of ShieldZ Clear Wall Size.
Thoroughly mix before using. Do not thin. Apply only when
air, material, and surface temperatures are between 50-90ºF
(10-32ºC) and the relative humidity is or less than
85%. Apply with a brush, roller, or sprayer.
Cut in entire surface using a brush at the corners, edges, and openings.
Close container tightly after each use.
ShieldZ Clear Wall Size may be tinted to dark colors to
match the background color of the wall covering or to hide
seams or gaps. Use a maximum of 1oz. of universal
tinting color per quart.
Clean up all tools and immediately with warm soapy water.
Keep from freezing.