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    Hello I am undergoing some redecoration of a bedroom at the moment. Recently we have replastered the walls and applied a first coat to the walls. Afterwards, we will be applying a second coat to the walls, then some minor repainting work on the ceiling afterwards. I have been told that using paint pads can provide a more even finish and are less messy to use, than normal paint rollers. Has anyone had any past experience of using both to compare? An even coat is my main priority with this, so if I can manage this with less mess using the paint pads, I’ll be keen to try them out.

    Asked by June on 18th Aug 2019

    Hi all A few months ago I had been redecorating my bathroom, which included repainting the ceiling. I had used Dulux’ bathroom specific paint – for better mould and moisture resistance. Since then, the paint has become flaky as small cracks are appearing – surely this is too soon for any noticeable wear? Is there any better suited paints for bathrooms ceilings? Or is there some way that the paint should be applied to be most effective?

    Asked by Karen on 31st Jul 2019

    I have a room that we plan to remove all the wallpaper from, as part of the room’s redecoration. We are planning to remove it by peeling away from the corners, using a damp cloth where required to loosen up any stubborn areas. As precautions, we will cover up the floors nearby and the switches/electrical sockets in case of any accidents in the process. Is this the simplest method for us to try or is there any quicker, more efficient methods we could try instead? Any ideas would be welcome!

    Asked by Carherine on 4th Jul 2019

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    How do I work out how much wallpaper I will need for a room?

    Asked by Brigitta on 9th Jun 2019

    Hello I have been installing floor tiles in my kitchen recently, as part of my kitchen’s renovation. We are planning on having decorative tiles fitted on the walls too. So far, it looks like I will have leftover adhesive from the floor tiles - would these be suitable to use for the wall tiles too? Or should I use some kitchen or wall specific tile adhesive instead? Thanks

    Asked by Robert on 4th Jun 2019

    What paint is best for exterior walls near the seaside , I’ve been recommended both oil and waterbased , but no real explanation

    Asked by Chris on 6th May 2019

    How much to strip wallpaper from hallway and two staircases and landing including ceiling of all of it except hallway?

    Asked by R.j on 28th Apr 2019

    Hello All, I have a number of walls which are currently painted magnolia and am currently considering repainting them in a light grey colour. Should I use white paint to prime the walls before the grey paint, or would I be able to go straight for covering the magnolia with light grey paint? Thanks, Gill

    Asked by June on 9th Mar 2019

    Hi all, I have a wooden door which is due to be installed in my porch soon. Does anyone have any advice for what type of paint I should be using on the outside to protect it from the weather over the long term. Is it something that would need treating or repainting annually, etc?

    Asked by Luke on 4th Mar 2019

    Hello, I am planning on repainting some bathroom walls, but I’m unsure which paint is the best choice. Dulux Trade Diamond Matt or Dulux Bathroom Paint or something entirely different? Any advice on this or even for the choice of primers or sealants would be greatly appreciated. Thanks, Lou

    Asked by Lou on 3rd Mar 2019
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