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by ciccia
Tue May 26, 2009 5:43 pm
Forum: Decorating Forum
Topic: This paint stinks!!!!
Replies: 392
Views: 460432

Gas smelling paint

Hi - not sure if you have had a chance to read all the entries but I posted several in July 08 mentioning the very same problem. I posted an entry saying that I had solved the problem with one coat of alkali resisting primer and a coat of dulux emulsion..... thought it doesnt seem to work for everyo...
by ciccia
Tue Jul 29, 2008 10:18 am
Forum: Decorating Forum
Topic: This paint stinks!!!!
Replies: 392
Views: 460432

smelly gassy paint

We have now re-painted all the ceilings with primer+1 coat of dulux emulsion and the problem does seem to have gone..... However, not in the sitting room - to my horror I have now discovered that my painters also used Crown on the walls (not Dulux as they normally do) and therefore we are now repain...
by ciccia
Sat Jul 12, 2008 9:47 pm
Forum: Decorating Forum
Topic: This paint stinks!!!!
Replies: 392
Views: 460432

Gassy smelling paint

We have used the alkali resisting primer (undiluted) + 1 coat of dulux emulsion in the sitting room as a trial before we start repainting all the other ceilings. Unfortunately it hasnt been very sunny - though Fri was warmish and I did smell something in the other rooms but not the sitting room.... ...
by ciccia
Sun Jul 06, 2008 5:38 pm
Forum: Decorating Forum
Topic: This paint stinks!!!!
Replies: 392
Views: 460432

Gassy smelling paint

How very bizarre! - We had our house painted in March 08 - when the weather warmed up I started smelling 'gas' at the back of one of the rooms that had been painted. I called out Transco twice and they thought I was barmy. We then sold our house in June - still confused but knowing that it wasnt a g...
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