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  1. Lime wash is ok in old cottage & houses but a lot...

    Posted by Sean, 08-06-22
    Lime wash is ok in old cottage & houses but a lot of hard work .
    personally think good choice of colours and the odd feature wall looks good maybe some wallpaper with the effect your looking for...
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  2. ChelseaDave look amazing 👏👏👏👏

    Posted by Sean, 08-06-22
    ChelseaDave look amazing 👏👏👏👏
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  3. 1787​​​​​​​

    Posted by Sean, 04-06-22
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    Posted by Sean, 04-06-22
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  5. There is another thread where work pictures have...

    Posted by Sean, 24-05-22
    There is another thread where work pictures have been shared already .
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  6. Firstly do you have any building and contents...

    Posted by Sean, 13-05-22
    Firstly do you have any building and contents insurance,if so check your cover and maybe call them as you might have legal cover which would probably do a lot of the work for you or advise, but...
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  7. Also with water based make sure you thoroughly...

    Posted by Sean, 12-05-22
    Also with water based make sure you thoroughly wash them out until only clean water comes out of the brush . I do find a quality synthetic brush does take a lot of cleaning.
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  8. Ashcroft Brickwork now Iím feeling hungry 😋 looks...

    Posted by Sean, 11-05-22
    Ashcroft Brickwork now Iím feeling hungry 😋 looks good
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  9. I do like a bourbon but it has to be dunked in a...

    Posted by Sean, 11-05-22
    I do like a bourbon but it has to be dunked in a cup of coffee,also love chocolate hobnobs and cadburys chocolate fingers which is impossible not to eat the whole packet.
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  10. Nearly a whole packet of dark chocolate...

    Posted by Sean, 11-05-22
    Nearly a whole packet of dark chocolate digestives wow hope it was a small packet 😆 I love them but they do give me heartburn ❤️‍🔥 😋☹️
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  11. Lauren it will say on the tin usually but it...

    Posted by Sean, 11-05-22
    Lauren it will say on the tin usually but it depends if itís oil based or solvent based and obviously if itís water based then stick it under the tap 😄👍
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  12. I would suggest getting someone to project manage...

    Posted by Sean, 04-05-22
    I would suggest getting someone to project manage or a builder to take care of the whole job. Trades are generally to quick to blame each other if something doesnít go to plan or saying not my job...
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  13. I would recommend zinsser watertite which is £80...

    Posted by Sean, 29-04-22
    I would recommend zinsser watertite which is £80 for 5 litres and Labour to apply it going on an average lounge size room would most likely be around £300 but thatís without any other preparation.
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  14. Chiara I would get the new bifold doors fitted...

    Posted by Sean, 21-04-22
    Chiara
    I would get the new bifold doors fitted first, just in case when taking out the old frame and replacing it with the new one they could damage the new tiles,plus the new frame could be...
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  15. 1647 ​​​​​​​I have some kitchen cupboards to...

    Posted by Sean, 14-04-22
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    ​​​​​​​I have some kitchen cupboards to paint with valspar eggshell which the customer wants me to use, never used calspar eggshell before 😱
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  16. 1646 ​​​​​​​​​​​​​​no you donít need to put...

    Posted by Sean, 14-04-22
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    ​​​​​​​​​​​​​​no you donít need to put anything on top of the paint,itís all about the primer .a quality primer will stop the paint chipping and coming off . Most of todays quality water based...
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  17. Hi Lauren, first I always use a primer first, I...

    Posted by Sean, 13-04-22
    Hi Lauren,
    first I always use a primer first, I recommend zinsser shellac based primer sealer ,itís extremely tough but it does dry quick so you need to crack on when painting the doors,I use a...
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  18. Iíd agree white tiles and black grout much...

    Posted by Sean, 06-04-22
    Iíd agree white tiles and black grout much better.
    ​​​​​​​I love a splash of orange as Iíve just brought a kTM motorbike 😆👍
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  19. Richard I use dulux trade satinwood usually the...

    Posted by Sean, 30-03-22
    Richard I use dulux trade satinwood usually the quick dry water based one which is ok but I do feel on some jobs it doesnít cover that well,Iíd be interested if someone can recommend another make.
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  20. Hi Ajw. I was planning on doing exterior windows...

    Posted by Sean, 24-03-22
    Thread: Zinsser allcoat
    Hi Ajw. I was planning on doing exterior windows which have to be completed in a day off cherry picker.
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  21. Zinsser allcoat

    Posted by Sean, 23-03-22
    Thread: Zinsser allcoat
    Hi guys,
    just wondering if anyone has any feedback on Zinsser exterior allcoat good or bad .
    ​​​​​​​many thanks sean
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  22. ChelseaDave wow well done thatís amazing.👏👏👏👏👏👏👏

    Posted by Sean, 20-03-22
    Thread: Awards
    ChelseaDave wow well done thatís amazing.👏👏👏👏👏👏👏
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  23. Looking at the pictures,in my opinion it looks...

    Posted by Sean, 22-02-22
    Thread: What can I do?!
    Looking at the pictures,in my opinion it looks like you have the wrong size doors as the top door over hangs the bottom freezer door which means you wouldnít be able to open the freezer unless both...
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  24. I like using Dulux,farrow & ball, little greene,...

    Posted by Sean, 22-02-22
    I like using Dulux,farrow & ball, little greene,
    ​​​​​​​most popular colours are generally dark blues,greens,grey, but I do a lot of wallpaper and mural feature walls.
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  25. I would test it ,you can buy asbestos testing...

    Posted by Sean, 08-02-22
    Thread: House survey
    I would test it ,you can buy asbestos testing kits which you can send a sample to be tested, priced around £40-50 . If asbestos is present then inevitable itís going to cost more to remove.
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