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by chaz57
Wed Jan 29, 2020 12:25 am
Forum: Decorating Forum
Topic: Paint Blistering Problem That Reoccurs Every Year (With Photos)
Replies: 3
Views: 1820

Re: Paint Blistering Problem That Reoccurs Every Year (With Photos)

you nailed it in one . efflorescent. better to plaster board over
by chaz57
Tue Jan 28, 2020 11:53 pm
Forum: Decorating Forum
Topic: Stripping Paint From 1930's Staircase
Replies: 3
Views: 2997

Re: Stripping Paint From 1930's Staircase

sorry no easy way to do this job only other way is to burn it of using a blow lamp and would not advise so both are very slow to do and the nitramoors will have to be washed down once complete its a PITA of a job i only remember doing it once in a painting and decorating career lasting more than 45 ...
by chaz57
Tue Jan 28, 2020 11:47 pm
Forum: Decorating Forum
Topic: Best Paint Product for Painting Worktops?
Replies: 2
Views: 6749

Re: Best Paint Product for Painting Worktops?

Tricky one. you have to provide a key for any paint to grip on to laminate on surface . so if you cant replace the top. i would use a sander with really heavy duty sand paper then search for a primer or you could try PVA then use a primer then under coat and a Finnish of your choice ither satin or g...
by chaz57
Tue Jan 28, 2020 11:36 pm
Forum: Decorating Forum
Topic: Steps for Painting Unpainted Window Sill
Replies: 2
Views: 1887

Re: Steps for Painting Unpainted Window Sill

Preparation is key. prime first , you dont have to buy a tin of primer but you can use a oil based undercoat . first pour out a small amout of undercoat into a container then thin with 50% white spirits to make up a very thin primer . use sparingly to coat sill then leave to dry to next day then san...
by chaz57
Tue Jan 28, 2020 11:28 pm
Forum: Decorating Forum
Topic: Will Wallpaper Residue Cause Issues for Skim Plaster?
Replies: 1
Views: 1778

Re: Will Wallpaper Residue Cause Issues for Skim Plaster?

David the residue will have to be completely removed prior to plastering . other wise it will reactivate the backing of the old wall paper and bubble up and that will show through to the finished plaster , so if you want a good job better to remove then sand when dry and apply a coat of PVA to bond ...
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