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21 Jun Painting Over Vinyl Wallpaper
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Two of my kids bedrooms have old vinyl wallpaper and I would like to paint them instead, but do I have to strip offall the old paper first before painting. (Karen Mulligan, Dalkey)If your wallpaper is..
21 Jun Painting Our New Home
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We are moving to a new house that we’ve decided to paint ourselves, and are wondering if the new plaster on the walls and ceilings should be given a coat of primer or is there any products that you re..
21 Jun Painting alu And PVC Windows/Doors
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Q. Can I paint bronze coloured aluminium windows and doors to a white?(E Nolan Monkstown)Yes, but you need a special primer though to make the paint stick to the aluminium and the natural colour beadi..
21 Jun I Don't Like The Smell Of Paint
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I have loads of decorating to do, but I hate the smell of paint, any ideas? (R Moran D12) Actually there is a clever little product I’ve come across from Australia of all places, called Paint Odour El..
20 Jun Cleaning Marble Fireplace And 5 Painting Tips
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I have a marble fireplace, and over the years have been treating it with linseed oil which has now built up a coating. I was wondering what would be the best way to clean it off? Only recently I have ..
19 Jun A Few Ideas On Painting Your Home
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Make your next home painting job easier First, keep a record of how much paint it takes to cover each room by writing the amount in a log you can keep in your records file or shed. Before putting t..
19 Jun How To Get a Great Painting Finish
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Is there any way to avoid brush and roller marks when I am applying paint? There are ways and means, unfortunately only known to the professional contractors but we’ll let you in on a great secret. Fi..
19 Jun Painting Wardrobe Mirrors
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I have four smoke glass mirrors floor to ceiling. I have found it impossible to keep them clean. The room is south facing and when the sun shines in the smears and streaks appear all over the mirrors...
19 Jun Paint Splashes On Concrete & Kitchen Doors
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I have a problem with paint stains. After painting outside walls with Dulux Weather Shield Magnolia, I find drops of paint on the concrete paths. Can you please advise me on how to remove these paint ..
19 Jun What Do I Do With My Shiny Interior Doors?
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I have a number of white interior doors in my home which have a shiny surface, and appear to me to have a plastic coating.  I do not know if they are laminated or not.  They were fitted when my house ..
19 Jun Oil Paints Peeling Off Garden Wall
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Paint Flaking Off My Garden WallI have a small wall in my front garden which has been painted with oil paint but it flakes off. Last year, I scraped it all off. I applied an undercoat and thin gloss b..
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