Putting it in a bucket of warm water for 10 mins won't do any harm either.
Just don't immerse it! :D
Same here but with clear water. What's better about soapy water?
A case of clean as you go??
I think you just answered your own question bud! :D
That's what I though. Pi$$ poor excuse.
I need to find this ebay seller with the cheap deals Becka! :shock:
Cheers Dec, there are 1 or 2 knots in there too. Would a thin coat of oil based undercoat first be advisable?
They previously emulsioned. Was thinking white water based satinwood (to avoid yellowing) as top coat.
I've got some wood on...
After sanding, what product is best to fill dents etc in things like dado rails?
Only ever used powder filler for walls etc but i'm guessing...
I use a little and dip my finger in washing up liquid/water mix. Gives a smooth finish and it doesn't stick to your finger so much!
Sorry to piggy back this thread but just had a 1mx1m part of wall re plastered. I'm lining and painting. Could I size the new plaster a few times...
As long as the problems that actually caused the damp in the first place has been sorted. A couple of thinned down coats of oil based undercoat...
Sounds good to me. :D
Opps, you're right with silicone carbide. Should have said that and not presumed. Works a treat every time.
Fair play, i'm guessing it's old woodwork that will need a decent rub down first as the old owners probably slapped it on.
Note the word...
It's bare so cheers for that Joe.
Just thinking of painting our bathroom mirror white, to tie in with the rest of the room and have oil based Leyland Undercoat and Satinwood...
I usually go with 180 to take the old gloss off, then smooth down with 400.
I'm painting my parents living room and finally painting over the horrible mushroom colour (to disguise nicotine) with matt white. After cutting...
I thought trade paint differs from diy stuff because the diy variant is designed to beapplied straight from the tin whereas trade stuff should be...
No sure when i'm going to get time to line it yet but once you've sized a wall, it's sealed.
Or is it better to strike while the iron's hot :?:
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