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General decorating


Spraying Discuss HVLP, airless, Air Assisted Airless... where you use them, with what and why. Exteriors The same as interior painting but different challenges, different thinking required. From preparation of woodwork, metalwork and render, through to finishing coats. Wall-papering Preparing surfaces, cross-lining, and hanging all types of wallcovering from vinyls to hand prints and Lincrusta. Specific reviews of tools should be posted under Tools! Painting Discuss every which way for painting walls, ceilings and woodwork. Preparing all and any surface; priming, sealing, undercoats, topcoats using brushes, rollers, pads, spray kit. Period-Heritage Decorating period property (pre 1920) has its own challenges, as does heritage work. This is the place to discuss any interior or exterior decorating projects falling under this category.
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General decorating 7 September 14, 2014
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Checking paint for adhension 4 May 18, 2019
Using water based gloss,under oil based undercoat 2 March 26, 2019
Paint removal 4 March 18, 2019
Choosing a brush/roller? 2 March 13, 2019
How to remove oil based paint from newly vanished wooden floor 4 March 11, 2019
Cleaning products 1 March 10, 2019
Choosing primer 1 March 10, 2019
Wooden fencing to paint 4 March 5, 2019
Front exterior boards 3 March 5, 2019
Best durable paint for stairs 2 March 4, 2019
My glass finish painted front door 19 February 23, 2019
Surely not totally dust free sanding 3 February 11, 2019
Wallpapering tips needed 65 January 30, 2019
Mould spots on new coving! 5 January 10, 2019
Polished Plaster / Venetian Plaster - Black like Italian Slate 7 December 17, 2018
Decorating a kitchen 5 December 17, 2018
Best Practice Wall Polishing & Painting 23 December 17, 2018
Wall ceiling sanders 2 December 17, 2018
Best mini roller sleeves for finished work 1 October 22, 2018
Paint testing 1 October 15, 2018
Choosing a quality paint 3 October 15, 2018
Benjimen moor 3 October 15, 2018
Primer options 22 October 10, 2018
Changing charastics of wall 8 October 8, 2018
Spray v roller for interior rooms 5 October 7, 2018
Paint thickness 6 October 7, 2018
Last Drop of Mythic 1 October 7, 2018
Practasing cuting in celinig lines? 6 October 6, 2018