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Plaster – The Top 11 Types And How to Use Them
Bonding plaster, One Coat plaster or Tough Coat plaster? We all want that smooth, high-quality finish on our ceilings and[...]
How To Use Decorators Caulk
I love decorators caulk, it’s like a magic wand for giving a perfect finish! Cheap and easy to use, decorators[...]
How To Use Paint Pads
CostTimeDifficultyIf you’re looking to paint those tricky spots in your house, paint pads are a great option. It’s an easy[...]
Best Paint Sprayer UK – The Top 5 Reviewed
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Why You Should Use PVA for Plastering (and how best to apply it)
If you’ve got some plastering work that needs doing, you’re probably wondering whether you should try it yourself. Plastering is[...]
Garage Door Paint – What To Buy And How To Use It
Garage door paint can be used to give your garage a fresh new look. Your garage contributes to the overall[...]
Distemper Paint – What Is It And How Do I Remove It?
Chances are if you live in an older home built before the 20th century you have distemper paint on the[...]
How To Use A Paint Sprayer Like A Pro
Paint sprayers are recommended when painting a large area that requires a smooth, even finish. Sprayers are also a good[...]
How to Use A Wallpaper Steamer
Whether you’re looking to refurbish an old and tired interior, or you’ve just moved into a property with some seriously[...]
How To Apply Scrim Tape – A Step-by-Step Tutorial
Scrim tape, also known as panel joint tape, has a very specific job. The tape seals the joints between panels[...]
How Does Fire Retardant Paint Work (and how best to use it)?
A fire could destroy your home and even take away your life or that of your loved ones. Why take[...]
How Much Wallpaper Do I Need?
Blank walls are boring, so it’s fashionable to liven them up by papering them in a bold print. However, wallpaper[...]
What Is The Best Type of Roller For Emulsion Paint?
When it comes to painting large surfaces, a paint roller can save you a lot of time and energy. However,[...]