How do I keep my white washed fireplace from chipping?
KattywhampusLOL on Sep 24, 2017Hello Donna, My understanding of whitewash is that it does eventually wear off over time which gives it a beautiful aged look as on the house in the link below (which the builder actually purposely whitwashed this way for aged effect on the house in the second link)"... however, whitewash flakes off over time, and powders your clothes when you rub against it. The good news is that it leaves no permanent ..."http://www.resilience.org/stories/2014-04-29/use-whitewash-instead-of-paint-for-traditional-look-and-no-toxins/stains.https://www.askthebuilder.com/whitewashing-brick/The link below tells how to SEAL your whitewashed brick.... is that something you did? If you DID seal it, then there really isn't anything more you can do technically to keep it from chipping when you move your screen except to be extra careful not to bump or scrape it with the screening:http://www.victorianinbloom.com/2012/how-to-seal-whitewashed-brick/Good Luck Donna, and thanks for using HOMETALK for answers :)Helpful Reply
Johnavallance82 on Sep 25, 2017Seal it!Helpful Reply
Hope Williams on Sep 25, 2017sesl it with Creteseal. It is beyond easy to apply and I never had the first chip!Helpful Reply
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