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    Paste thickness

    My 1400 was put up with the same mix as yours and has been painted with two coats and is still on the ceiling after four months. :D
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    A few gaps in lining paper

    Someone on this site theorised that leaving small gaps in lining paper was the way to go and painting before filling would show up any areas requiring filling while also allowing you to see any edges which may have lifted to be gently glued back down. The fact that an edge may lift after filling...
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    UK Gas regulations for extractor fans.......

    Cheers PDB, but I wonder if you can actually separate these two phrases..... 1. The room MUST be equipped with an air extraction system that expels any combustion fumes. ........ this is then quantified by the following statement showing the only two methods capable of expelling...
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    UK Gas regulations for extractor fans.......

    Thanks Foxhole but sadly it does not SUGGEST anything but clearly STATES what MUST be done. "This unit (may be installed and used) ONLY in permanently ventilated rooms in accordance with current national guidelines. The following requirements MUST be observed. The room MUST be equipped...
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    UK Gas regulations for extractor fans.......

    Hotpoint GC604IX Gas Hob which is a very basic four burner hob. Kitchen 3.5m x 4.5m and ceilings 3.75m high which has always had a gas cooker and gas fire and has never seen any mould, moisture build up or damp. This is a Victorian built flat from 1900 with wooden floorboards, drafty doors...
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    UK Gas regulations for extractor fans.......

    Just bought a Hotpoint GC604IX Gas Hob for installation by gas fitter and on reading the "blurb" I noticed it requires an extractor fan??? Reads as follows........ "This unit may be installed and used only in permanently ventilated rooms in accordance with current national guidelines. The...
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    Coving on un-true corners..?

    Nothing wrong with filling joints carefully using the fixing adhesive as well as lots of sandpaper and patience. Just finished my daughter's living room with chimmney breast and wall / ceiling angles that had me tearing my (grey) hair out! Ended up getting it as close as possible and...
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    How long after putting up lining paper can you paint it?

    I didn't trust my wallpapering skills enough to butt join without leaving any overlaps so when I put up 1400 lining paper, I purposely left small gaps of about 1mm which I filled with Gyproc Easyfill (20 minutes) before leaving to dry and sanding flush. Filled the corners with caulk taking...
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    Hanging 1700 Grade Lining Paper

    I used 1400 Anaglypta Lining Paper (B&Q) which recommends soaking for ten minutes and put it up horizontally in preparation for wallpaper but defective paper meant we just went with the painting method instead. Amazingly, after filling seams and caulking corners it doesn't look anything like...
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