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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 ..
20 Jun Ceiling Paint Peeling
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My problem is that paint always peels off the ceiling in a particular room only a couple of months after re-painting it. There is no dampness but yet it just flakes off.This problem is very common on ..
20 Jun Am I Too Late To Treat My 5 Week Old Deck
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We installed a new deck five weeks ago, and the contractor promised to come back and treat it, but failed to do so, and I don’t want him back now in any event. Am I too late to do something with it no..
20 Jun Transform Your Kitchen On Shoestring Budget
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If you have a kitchen full of dull presses or cabinets, boring tiles in the bathroom, or weary wardrobes in the bedroom, take heart... you don’t have to take out a big loan to refit the whole place, j..
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 Peeling Paint on Seafront
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I live right on the seafront and am fed up to the teeth with paint peeling off most of the sea facing exterior walls. We’ve had several different painters do re-paints over the years, and despite the ..
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 Brighten up the Dull, Tired Kitchen
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My kitchen units are looking very tired and I would like to brighten them up. Can I paint them? They are a matte brown and white.   The answer is a definite yes, provided you don’t mind a bit of wor..
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 Refurb Of Wooden Front Door
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I have a front timber door, partly mahogany I do believe, facing west which is about ten years in place (original). It was stained and varnished before we moved in five years ago.In places, particular..
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 ..
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