Posted by Sean, 10-12-21Thread: Leaking chimney??
hi sarah ,read the link above full of useful information.
hope it helps.
regards Sean saunders11 Replies12,089 Views
Posted by Sean, 08-12-21Thread: Leak Above Window
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...8 Replies12,623 Views
Posted by Sean, 03-12-21
Think Iíve got old tin of magnolia paint and some woodchip wallpaper I can donate 👍😄15 Replies18,790 Views
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...15 Replies18,790 Views
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...15 Replies18,790 Views
Posted by Sean, 09-11-21Thread: Have I ruined my doors?
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 Replies4,906 Views
Posted by Sean, 01-11-21Thread: Replace or repair porch
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 Replies5,699 Views
Posted by Sean, 05-08-21Thread: Can you plaster over artex?
Yes a good plasterer should be able to carry this out,and when done probably will look really good.5 Replies7,677 Views
Posted by Sean, 03-08-21
No never plaster over wallpaper even if itís hard to get off.5 Replies9,917 Views
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.7 Replies1,451 Views
Posted by Sean, 05-07-21
Excellent 👍7 Replies5,564 Views
Posted by Sean, 28-04-21
A plasterer will sort this out.3 Replies1,458 Views
Posted by Sean, 25-04-21
Contact a sealant company who specialises in doing this work.3 Replies4,126 Views
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...6 Replies5,867 Views
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...7 Replies5,564 Views
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...4 Replies4,019 Views
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 Replies4,955 Views
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...3 Replies3,975 Views
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.5 Replies5,974 Views
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...7 Replies2,796 Views
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.10 Replies3,654 Views
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...4 Replies2,105 Views
Posted by Sean, 17-02-21
As Ajw said small screw, keeping the screw high as not to leak.5 Replies3,980 Views
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.7 Replies4,407 Views