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by fraccalo
Wed Nov 16, 2022 7:00 pm
Forum: Decorating Forum
Topic: What paint for window's wood frame in bathroom
Replies: 1
Views: 806

What paint for window's wood frame in bathroom

Hi all, I have a PVC window in my bathroom, and I'd need to paint the wood frame around it (see picture here: https://www.dropbox.com/s/6j3ovr3na5pdqa6/WhatsApp%20Image%202022-11-16%20at%2018.41.09.jpeg?dl=0 ). I am now sanding the old paint away (as it was heavily exfoliating), and I am wondering w...
by fraccalo
Tue Apr 12, 2022 8:07 pm
Forum: Plastering and Dry Lining Forum
Topic: Suggestions on renewing bedroom walls (fill holes, skim, replace skirting board)
Replies: 2
Views: 1507

Re: Suggestions on renewing bedroom walls (fill holes, skim, replace skirting board)

Hi stoneboy,
thanks a lot for your reply!
Do you have any suggestions for plaster bonding agent and plaster (even if not ready mixed) brands that you would recommend?
Building styles and materials here in UK are quite different from what I am used to back in Italy, so any suggestion is welcome :)
by fraccalo
Sun Apr 10, 2022 2:45 pm
Forum: Plastering and Dry Lining Forum
Topic: Suggestions on renewing bedroom walls (fill holes, skim, replace skirting board)
Replies: 2
Views: 1507

Suggestions on renewing bedroom walls (fill holes, skim, replace skirting board)

Hi all, I am taking off the wallpaper(s) from the walls of my bedroom, and I’m looking for advice on a couple of things. First, the walls have a few holes to be fixed: I can easily fill the small holes from nails/screws with some filler, but I am not sure of how to best approach the larger damages i...
by fraccalo
Sun Jan 30, 2022 2:51 pm
Forum: Ironmongery and Locks Forum
Topic: Replace mortice deadlock in wooden flat door
Replies: 1
Views: 1539

Replace mortice deadlock in wooden flat door

Hi folks! My flat's wooden door got an old mortice deadlock that needs replacement. It's one of the old Chubb locks, that apparently (from what I can find online) is now rebranded Union. However, the new mortice locks seem much more low-profile than the old ones, and I could only find a few locks on...
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