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by Chivs
Tue Aug 28, 2007 10:53 am
Forum: Building Regulations and Planning Permission Forum
Topic: Requesting Building Controls for Staircase, Windows and Fire Escapes
Replies: 2
Views: 3881

Requesting Building Controls for Staircase, Windows and Fire Escapes

I have a house which has three floors. The ground and first floor are inhabitable and the third floor is just open plan with a window at each end. The windows do not open. I want to fit a stair case and then make a study, bathroom and bedroom up on this floor. Would I need to put building regs in pl...
by Chivs
Mon Jul 02, 2007 11:23 am
Forum: Decorating Forum
Topic: strip or sand?
Replies: 2
Views: 4864

Hi. Visit the projects page under paint stripping and you will find a very safe alternative to the so called nasty solvent based products out there.
by Chivs
Tue May 08, 2007 8:50 am
Forum: Decorating Forum
Topic: PAINT REMOVAL FROM SANDSTONE MASONRY
Replies: 2
Views: 6087

The artex remover on the projects page would be the answer I am sure. It is a non-solvent, so it wont dry out quickly like solvent based products and will work for longer. If you paste it up then cover it with some kind of plastic film and leave it overnight it can remove up to 8 coats. Now as far a...
by Chivs
Tue Apr 03, 2007 11:31 am
Forum: Plastering and Dry Lining Forum
Topic: Artexing
Replies: 4
Views: 5863

Artex Containg Asbestos Fibres

X-Tex Textured Coatings Remover is probably the safest way to remove artex contining asbestos fibres. Do not waste your time getting it tested as it will cost a small fortune for someone to come and do the test. I always feel that you should just assume that if it is pre 1985 that it will contain as...
by Chivs
Tue Mar 27, 2007 10:02 am
Forum: Decorating Forum
Topic: Paint removal from UPVC window frames
Replies: 1
Views: 12480

Hi. Home Strip paint and varnish remover will remove it without damaging the UPVC. It is totally safe and solvent free.
by Chivs
Thu Mar 22, 2007 3:13 pm
Forum: Fillers, Sealants and Adhesives Forum
Topic: silicone sealer
Replies: 5
Views: 5711

There is a chemical product you can get in Focus. it is in a tube in the fillers section and it is a silicone remover. It stinks like hell and wear gloves. Sorry cannot remember the make. Homebase sell it too. :)
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