I am having my kitchen plastered tomorrow and I've spent all weekend trying to get all the paper off the wall. It was a horrible green paint...
Cheers Gerry. I've already bought my primer and undercoat separately unfortunately, so I guess I'll prime then undercoat then top coat, yes? Cheers.
Can I check with this, with bare timber, do I prime using primer, then undercoat then paint with top coat? I've knotted, just need to know what's...
Do I need to get this back to the wood then, or is it just to remove "flaky" bits of paint?
Thanks again, this is great help.
Looks like I need to get sanding then! Cheers
Is it OK to use any quick dry undercoat, or do you get a special satinwood undercoat?
And the decorator used "high gloss". Anything wrong with that?
Great, thanks aptsys.
Thanks wgt52 - this is brilliant and has rested my mind a lot(!) but still have a few questions if that's OK?
Again, many thanks!
I have lots of woodwork to paint; door frames, skirting boards, doors, etc.
The door frames already have paint on them and so do the...
How about the pipes that are already in the kitchen? For example, there’s a pipe that connects to the current cooker which i’d like...
Will get a plumber to do both the removal of the current sink and then the fitting of the new sink then I imagine?
My kitchen is in need of a huge overhaul.
However, I want to do half the job now and half the job later to save on cost for now as I have...
Here’s part of the report. As you can tell, we were advised of the issues with the external defects, so it’s my fault I guess for not following...
Thanks for the reply.
The building is approximately 100 years old we believe.
I’m not too technical I’m afraid. The exterior is brick,...
So, this is a common problem right? That damp gets mistreated by damp proofing when damp showed on the walls? It’s happened to us....
Cheers Andy. Unfortunately, I’ve been working for months on the house, so it’s not really leaving everything to the last minute. My query was...
I have £6000 to do some work to my home with, but I’m wondering how best and how efficiently to do the work.
I need a whole range of jobs;...
OK, thanks. I thought a damp rag could warp the wood? No special solution needed then?
I ripped up the carpet on a house I bought three months ago and have been doing lots of work to the house. It's very dusty! Eventually,...
Is 180 grit silicone carbide paper something I can easily find in my local B&Q/Wickes?!
I’ve got satinwood paint to go over.
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