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by Sand_storm
Wed Apr 18, 2007 9:38 pm
Forum: Decorating Forum
Topic: Painting Walls
Replies: 3
Views: 5368

I'm no expert but I can tell you what happened in my house when the previous owners lined over the missing plaster and then painted--the paper soaked up moisture from the paint and buckled over the areas of missing plaster. I'm now in the process of stripping it so I can re-plaster--very messy and t...
by Sand_storm
Sat Apr 14, 2007 10:20 pm
Forum: Decorating Forum
Topic: This paint stinks!!!!
Replies: 392
Views: 460014

This paint stinks!!!!

Hi All-- I painted my sitting/dining room last July with 4 coats of Crown CoverMatt Emulsion paint over the 3 or so layers of wallpaper that the previous owners had left us. Shortly after, my wife and I noticed a sulfur-type smell (similar to natural gas or propane) coming from the walls when the su...
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