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by tomwilkinson84
Tue Jan 25, 2022 7:49 pm
Forum: Decorating Forum
Topic: How do I prep my walls?
Replies: 0
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How do I prep my walls?

I recently bought a flat that needs a complete overhaul. I've stripped the wallpaper and scrubbed the walls to the point where they're flat, but they're still covered in a layer of old, dusty paint which comes off on your hands when you touch it but is a real pain to get off entirely. Do I actually ...
by tomwilkinson84
Wed Jan 19, 2022 11:36 am
Forum: Flooring and Floor Coverings Forum
Topic: Kitchen floor wrecked by water pipes
Replies: 1
Views: 1085

Kitchen floor wrecked by water pipes

I've just had some old thermoplastic tiles taken out of my kitchen and found this monstrosity underneath! The pipes seem to be resting on sand with concrete poured over the top, which has perished over the years as the pipes have pushed through it. Does anyone have any idea how I'd go about fixing t...
by tomwilkinson84
Wed Jan 19, 2022 11:23 am
Forum: Plastering and Dry Lining Forum
Topic: Stripped some wallpaper but unsure what to do next with part plastered wall
Replies: 2
Views: 1661

Re: Stripped some wallpaper but unsure what to do next with part plastered wall

Excellent! Thanks for the advice, I'll give that a go
by tomwilkinson84
Sat Jan 01, 2022 4:11 pm
Forum: Plastering and Dry Lining Forum
Topic: Stripped some wallpaper but unsure what to do next with part plastered wall
Replies: 2
Views: 1661

Stripped some wallpaper but unsure what to do next with part plastered wall

I bought a flat recently which needed some modernisation. I started by taking the wallpaper off and scrubbing the walls with a view to painting them, but I'm slightly stumped as to what I need to do next. The bottom section of the walls are plastered and have been painted over; the top sections are ...
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