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wall rust and peeling is the big problem in my house. How to beat it?

There is much more rust on our walls, especially drawing room walls are peeling, Any one plz inform me solution to hide it or remove it.

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A common way of making concrete walls look finished in the U.S. is to attach furring strips to the wall and then attach drywall. It sounds like you should start with some type of moisture barrier like tar or plastic sheeting. Then, bolt strips of wood to the walls vertically every 16" on center. Then, attach sheets of drywall and finish as usual. It won't peel off because it's not paint. It's a common way of finishing basements.
faisalch (author) 5 years ago
The member "canuckgirl" gave me two options, which r given below and I think she has suggested me the best :-
Option 1: Find a paint that is made for painting concrete swimming pools. It has additives in it to allow it to stick and stay on concrete even when under water. Since I don't know the companies in your area, you may have to ask around, but if you can find it, its probably your best option.

Option 2: There are also products available that allow you to add color to cement and apply a coating to the wall. (The coating is mostly sand, mortar, dye and water - no gravel). Here is a link to a company that sells this type of dye. They have almost 100 colors including white. You may be able to order from them and get more information, or they may be able to help find you a company closer to where you live. This option will take more work than paint, but the results can be quite beautiful.
canucksgirl5 years ago
Its probably a type of mold as suggested by Re-design, but to be sure, can you provide a picture of the problem?
faisalch (author)  canucksgirl5 years ago
U can see the pictures of rust and peeling.
peeling 2.jpgRust and peeling-1.jpg
faisalch, this looks like a concrete (cement) wall. Am I correct? If paint has been applied to a concrete wall and there is moisture behind the wall, then there is nothing that will stop the paint from peeling. Concrete is a porous material, meaning that water will penetrate it and cause the paint to peel. I don't see anything that looks like rust. Perhaps the reddish color in the photo is another layer of paint that was originally applied to the wall or moisture has caused this discoloration.

By the way, where is this wall? Is it in a basement (below ground level)? If it is, the only way to properly deal with this is to have the area covered with a professional spray foam treatment and then framed to allow for proper installation of drywall. Nothing like drywall or paint will ever stay on a concrete wall if it is left untreated. When the moisture builds up behind it, it will cause this damage and can also cause mold to grow, which can cause health problems.

Also, what country do you live in? It might help to know, for any further advice.
faisalch (author)  canucksgirl5 years ago
Yes, it is a Cement wall. I live in Pakistan (City Rawalpindi which is adjacent to Islamabad). Here in these two cities nearly every one face peeling due to humidity and moisture in the atmosphere as well as in the ground. The colour u observed is pink applier some time earlier, it is not red. The wall is not in the basement, it is the ground floor actually and it was the left side wall. Plz suggest me some solution. We r fed up due to this problem.
I think you have 2 options to fix this problem. For both problems, you will have to remove all the old paint (nothing will stick to peeling paint).

Option 1: Find a paint that is made for painting concrete swimming pools. It has additives in it to allow it to stick and stay on concrete even when under water. Since I don't know the companies in your area, you may have to ask around, but if you can find it, its probably your best option.

Option 2: There are also products available that allow you to add color to cement and apply a coating to the wall. (The coating is mostly sand, mortar, dye and water - no gravel). Here is a link to a company that sells this type of dye. They have almost 100 colors including white. You may be able to order from them and get more information, or they may be able to help find you a company closer to where you live. This option will take more work than paint, but the results can be quite beautiful.

I hope this helps you. :)
faisalch (author)  canucksgirl5 years ago
Both advices are very good to follow. I will see which one can be applied more easily.

Moreover, the link of company website which u referred was not found. Plz send me the address or name of the site / company.

I m grateful for ur analysis and advice. thank u.
You're welcome. I see from the other comment you left that you were able to visit the website I referenced.

I'm not sure that I can offer you any further help, but you are welcome to let us know what you found out, and what solution has worked for you.

Good Luck :)
faisalch (author)  canucksgirl5 years ago
My perception about u is that u r a nice person. I like to have good friends. Would u like to make me ur friend through e-mail?
Thank you. That's nice of you to say. Anytime you want to message me, you can do so by sending me a "PM" through Instructables. (Click on my username, and it will take you to my page, then click on the "private message" button on the left side). I sometimes check in here more than I do my email. :)

By the way, if you don't need anyone else to give advice for your question, then make sure you mark it as "answered" by choosing a "best answer".

Thanks.
faisalch (author)  canucksgirl5 years ago
Thank u. I have visited the website of DIRECT COLORS INC. And I also have e-mailed them for their assistance / advice.

I will inform u accordingly.
Let me clarify, that any treatment done to a wall like this will have to be done AFTER the paint has been removed,
onrust5 years ago
Whatever it is, start by eliminating the cause of your moisture. If it is a subterranean wall you may need to dig and install a French drain. But start with what is on the other side, or INSIDE the wall. Is there a pipe for a fixture in the wall...... is there a bathroom above.... are you watering flowers on the other side? Its a process of elimination. You can do it!
Re-design5 years ago
Unless your walls are made of steel, that mold or mildew. Caused from humidity in the air or water vapor in the walls. That would cause the peeling also. You need to lower the humidity by venting the walls or running a dehumidifier.
faisalch (author)  Re-design5 years ago
Which dehumidifier is the efficient one. But there i have to paint again, can the new paint survive longer?
lemonie5 years ago
Is the rust in circles like there are nails there? Or is this "rust" some other form of decay?

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