Wallpaper stripping techniques

Wallpaper stripping techniques 1 Before you begin… Remove a small section of the wallpaper in an inconspicuous corner first, using a scraper. This will give you a better idea of how much time it’s going to take and if necessary, you can change your plans. 2 Is it strippable? Pry up a seam edge using a utility knife and tug

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Fitting Plaster coving

Fitting Plaster coving. Required Tools A plastic mitre block. Check that it is designed for cutting coving & that your coving fits! Ideally get one that marks out all the internal & external coving mitre cuts for you. A saw for cutting the coving (I generally us a tenon saw or second-fix saw, just make sure it gives you a

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Preventing a door sticking after painting

Preventing a door sticking after painting Hearing the freshly painted front door’s paint stick to the jamb when you welcome guests to your home is embarrassing and it damages your paint job. Homeowners like the privacy and safety of a shut door, so leaving it open until the paint dries is not a preferred option. Careful preparation and good planning

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Simple way to Keep Paint Tin Rims Clean

Simple way to Keep Paint Tin Rims Clean When we use paint from directly from the tin, we normally remove excess paint from the brush by stroking it against the rim.  If you wrap a rubber band across the tin opening, you can stroke the brush against this instead, allowing the paint to drip directly back into the centre of

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