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    Another painting over stain question

    out of interest, why use 123 rather than BIN. Ive read lots of the debates but found no definitive answers. The general thinking is use oil based (hence my choice of BIN) to cover water stains... What are your thoughts?
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    Another painting over stain question

    The other side of this wall is external. The render had blown and was coming away in chunks. This was causing water to seep through the wall causing damp patches. The rendering was replaced last week. I have scraped off the paint that was bubbling and peeling. The plaster work is in...
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    oh sh$t the house is falling down

    Had some problems with blown render on external wall and now notice this: see photo. It looks like the gable wall has not been keyed in and is falling away from the house. Several builders have suggested putting steels through to tie the walls back together... Any thoughts?
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    Cement mix for shed roof...not as mad as it sounds

    ve got a concrete slab shed roof with a block work wall around the top. When it rains, it fills with water. There is a drainage point but the rise and fall points AWAY from it! I want to lay a mix of concrete to create a valley and channel the water towards the drain. What mix should...
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    concrete mix for shed roof...not as mad as it sounds

    Ive got a concrete slab shed roof with a block work wall around the top. When it rains, it fills with water. There is a drainage point but the rise and fall points AWAY from it! I want to lay a mix of concrete to create a valley and channel the water towards the drain. What mix...
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