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  1. https://www.findleyroofing.co.uk/how-should-you-de...

    Posted by Sean, 10-12-21
    https://www.findleyroofing.co.uk/how-should-you-deal-with-your-chimney-leak/
    hi sarah ,read the link above full of useful information.
    hope it helps.
    ​​​​​​​regards Sean saunders
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  2. Hi Beth, if you could post some pictures that...

    Posted by Sean, 08-12-21
    Hi Beth,
    if you could post some pictures that would be very helpful. Sounds like thereís an issue with the rendering but it could also be a roofing problem or leaking gutters nearby?
    I would advise...
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  3. Think Iíve got old tin of magnolia paint and some...

    Posted by Sean, 03-12-21
    Think Iíve got old tin of magnolia paint and some woodchip wallpaper I can donate 👍😄
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  4. Carpets in the bathroom are as bad as carpets in...

    Posted by Sean, 03-12-21
    Carpets in the bathroom are as bad as carpets in the kitchen 😆. Lauren if itís your first mortgage then you should get some good first time buyer deals,might even get a good deal on a new build if...
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  5. Hi Lauren, my first concern would be how much are...

    Posted by Sean, 02-12-21
    Hi Lauren, my first concern would be how much are the communal costs in maintaining the flats and what happens if a major repair is needed,like a new roof ectÖ if the flat is quite new then you...
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  6. Hi SalKhan, sounds like you might have purchased...

    Posted by Sean, 09-11-21
    Hi SalKhan,
    sounds like you might have purchased an emulsion paint ideally for walls and that might be the reason it hasnít covered.
    personally I wouldnít use a Matt paint on doors as it will mark...
    3 Replies
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  7. Hi, looking at the pictures I would say it...

    Posted by Sean, 01-11-21
    Hi, looking at the pictures I would say it definitely can be repaired and made water tight. The only problem is whether it will be cost effective to repair.
    I would recommend getting quotes from...
    3 Replies
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  8. Yes a good plasterer should be able to carry this...

    Posted by Sean, 05-08-21
    Yes a good plasterer should be able to carry this out,and when done probably will look really good.
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  9. No never plaster over wallpaper even if itís hard...

    Posted by Sean, 03-08-21
    No never plaster over wallpaper even if itís hard to get off.
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  10. Be good to know more information. First rule if...

    Posted by Sean, 09-07-21
    Be good to know more information. First rule if you not happy donít pay.
    ​​​​​​​hopefully you can talk to the tradesman and get him to rectify the problem.
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  12. A plasterer will sort this out.

    Posted by Sean, 28-04-21
    A plasterer will sort this out.
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  13. Contact a sealant company who specialises in...

    Posted by Sean, 25-04-21
    Contact a sealant company who specialises in doing this work.
    3 Replies
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  14. I get asked to do a lot of pre sale decorating,...

    Posted by Sean, 21-04-21
    I get asked to do a lot of pre sale decorating, usually I suggest decorating everything that looks tired. Getting rid of any cracks and loose paint makes a big difference. Decorating hall stairs and...
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  15. Find a local blacksmith they will make up...

    Posted by Sean, 07-04-21
    Find a local blacksmith they will make up something to suit your needs.
    2 Replies
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  16. If itís just a case of it looking tired and faded...

    Posted by Sean, 07-04-21
    If itís just a case of it looking tired and faded and the paint is flacking off and itís solid then I would clean it down ,prime any bare metal then use a good quality exterior paint. I like using...
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  17. I would call an experienced builder to first...

    Posted by Sean, 28-03-21
    I would call an experienced builder to first identify the problem and if needed call in a structural surveyor.
    If the property is structurally sound then plasterer or decorator should be able to...
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  18. As a decorator I fix and replace a lot of door...

    Posted by Sean, 17-03-21
    As a decorator I fix and replace a lot of door handles for customers but you should also try local handyman as they will probably be most cost effective solution.
    5 Replies
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  19. Painting and decorating business will be best...

    Posted by Sean, 15-03-21
    Painting and decorating business will be best suited to painting a conservatory.
    not all decorators are happy to take on exterior work so itís worth checking if they are happy to quote for exterior...
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  20. One coat is enough,I usually mix it with 30%-50%...

    Posted by Sean, 04-03-21
    One coat is enough,I usually mix it with 30%-50% water and use a basic contract Matt emulsion.
    when spraying a mist coat you can mix it one part water to one part paint.
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  21. Yes this is extremely unusual. Any reputable...

    Posted by Sean, 26-02-21
    Yes this is extremely unusual. Any reputable company wil be more than happy to issue you with I written quote on headed paper. Also ask to see their terms and conditions which most companies have...
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  22. Read reviews and look at social media accounts to...

    Posted by Sean, 23-02-21
    Read reviews and look at social media accounts to see any pictures ect.
    ​​​​​​​checkout website and talk to the tradesman ask questions and ask about previous jobs.
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  23. I have worked on a lot of barn conversions for...

    Posted by Sean, 18-02-21
    I have worked on a lot of barn conversions for builders and know they can be hard work. A lot of builders wonít entertain a barn conversion or will build in costs to cover themselves.
    there is...
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  24. As Ajw said small screw, keeping the screw high...

    Posted by Sean, 17-02-21
    As Ajw said small screw, keeping the screw high as not to leak.
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  25. The best product I could recommend is a water...

    Posted by Sean, 16-02-21
    The best product I could recommend is a water based paint stripper called peelaway.
    ​​​​​​​it will be a messy job and time consuming and will still take some elbow grease.
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