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by pete the paint
Fri Dec 16, 2016 1:50 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: new user
Replies: 2
Views: 1393

Re: new user

Welcome to the forum.
by pete the paint
Sun Dec 11, 2016 5:56 pm
Forum: General Decorating Chat
Topic: Painting small commercial office
Replies: 4
Views: 2113

Re: Painting small commercial office

I think £5m liability is now a std requirement for commercial insurance.
by pete the paint
Sat Dec 10, 2016 3:54 pm
Forum: General Decorating Chat
Topic: Protection of office equipment
Replies: 3
Views: 1503

Re: Protection of office equipment

Yes as Colin says. Polythene sheets taped down with masking tape if req. Dust sheets too heavy.
by pete the paint
Sat Dec 10, 2016 3:52 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Hello all
Replies: 1
Views: 1157

Re: Hello all

Welcome back.
by pete the paint
Thu Dec 01, 2016 12:56 am
Forum: General Decorating Chat
Topic: Paint cutting in techniques
Replies: 4
Views: 1961

Re: Paint cutting in techniques

I have always used a 2.5 inch brush to cut in. Holds more paint making a quicker, straighter line. Fan it out slightly below and work up to the ceiling.
by pete the paint
Thu Dec 01, 2016 12:50 am
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Hello
Replies: 3
Views: 1564

Re: Hello

Welcome to the forum.
by pete the paint
Sun Nov 13, 2016 3:00 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: The best render
Replies: 3
Views: 1859

Re: The best render

K rend can be jet washed to keep clean. An annual fungacide solution can be applied on area where mould happens. If not rendered yet then normal sand cement with sandtex will last a while.
You can get K-Rend paint as mentioned. Ask in a local paint supplier shop like Brewers.
by pete the paint
Sun Nov 13, 2016 2:52 pm
Forum: Paperhangers Forum
Topic: Paint wall before papering
Replies: 0
Views: 5423

Paint wall before papering

Did a wallpaper job last week with a new collegue of mine. The walls were white and paper was dark green pattern. I painted the walls first with same colour as paper without needing to cut in top and bottom in detail. After finishing and dry if there were very small amount of shrinkage white wall di...
by pete the paint
Sun Nov 13, 2016 2:44 pm
Forum: Paperhangers Forum
Topic: Lining Paper - to butt or not to butt
Replies: 3
Views: 2281

Re: Lining Paper - to butt or not to butt

I always but join if painting. If there is a very slight gap i always finely fill with caulk and sponge off excess. Leave till next day to paint.
by pete the paint
Sun Nov 13, 2016 2:41 pm
Forum: Paperhangers Forum
Topic: Removing wallpaper from plasterboard
Replies: 0
Views: 3810

Removing wallpaper from plasterboard

I need to remove wall paper from plasterboard walls. They have been previously painted. I did not want to use my steamer so wondered what was the best additive to put in the warm water to use with a sponge.
Thanks