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    Bedroom walls

    Any suggestions? Thanks
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    Bedroom walls

    Just to note, all walls, including the internal walls is smelling of plaster, but not sour at all.
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    Bedroom walls

    Hi, No the new wallpaper is not vinyl, it has a very slight texture, plain finish for painting. No cavity insulation. The room has one external, one internal connected to next door, one main internal and one internal connected to Hall. Yes the room, main external wall is facing the west...
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    Bedroom walls

    Hi, Thanks for your reply. It was a plain wallpaper from bandq, not textured, mattish finish, wasn't lining paper, creamish white colour.
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    Bedroom walls

    Hi, I've raised this before and had some good advice, but the issue is still persisting. A friends bedroom needed painting. Painted with crown, which ended up in the sour paint issue. Crown gave me some sealer which didn't work. I decided to start from scratch and stripped the wallpaper...
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    damp smell from walls after decorating

    Hi all, Sorry if this is in the wrong place as I wasn't sure to put this in the projects or disasters, as its a bit of both. An old dear I know had a bedroom painted from the 1970's and it was drab, with yellowing matt emulsion paintwork on the walls. The walls are poured concrete with a...
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    House crack update with new pictures

    ok, here is drawing, give you all a laugh! Our biggest concern as we say is the crack above the garage that runs along horizontally on the side of the house above the garage roof, apparently the path doesn't indicate movement in the foundations, but really, no other builder can tell us the...
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    Can you solve this building 'mystery'

    Hi Ree, thanks for replying yes, pics 2&3 are to the right side of pic 1 the path movement is from looking straight at the corner of pic on would be on this side and follows all the way around the house to the back left of pic. the movement is just a bit a way from right side corner which...
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    Can you solve this building 'mystery'

    Hi folks Does anyone have any idea what's caused these cracks in the walls? Will try to describe this the best I can. This is a bungalow built on sloping ground, front of house is solid stone, rear of house and half of the gable ends are stone the other half concrete breeze block - by half I...
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    Please Help Novice - Damp Proofing an old croft house

    Hi Im thinking about buying an one of two old croft houses in the North of Scotland they dont have any form of damp proofing, so in both home reports there coming in as a 3 for damp and rot. One house has concrete floors, though I would guess there proberly not that thick and the other have...
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