3. How to paint new cement and lime plasters?

Fresh cement and lime plaster can be painted after a 4-week seasoning. Whole surface should be primed before applying topcoat paint. You can start painting if the cement and lime plaster does not spall and spill. First apply latex primer to improve adherence of topcoat paints and to assure even absorptiveness of base. The next step is the application of Senseo topcoat paint.