THE PAINTERS RAG

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Nov 04, 2017

Making a brick looking fireplace wall with textured paint

Hi I would like to paint over a painted fireplace wall. I would want it to look like colored rough, brick. Is there a texture, could I put some mortar

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Oct 12, 2017

Recurring stain on newly painted ceiling

I applied a white emulsion (latex or water based paint) to a freshly plastered ceiling, which had been `sized` with no problems. There was a frieze spot

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Oct 10, 2017

Types of paint sprayer guns

How many types of spray guns are there? I need an explanation

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Sep 08, 2017

Floor Transition

Short and sweet: I have a black and white tile bathroom floor that leads into my closet, carpeted in red. What kind of strip do I use to transition from

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Aug 10, 2017

Breathable paint

I'm looking for paint that will let my basement cinder block walls wick moisture...Thanks

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Aug 10, 2017

Damp wall

Good morning. My kitchen wall is showing damp marks. I have washed with sugar soap but the marks are still showing. What should I do please.

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May 15, 2017

How to repair damp walls

Good morning. My kitchen wall is showing damp marks. I have washed with sugar soap but the marks are still showing. What should I do please.

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Mar 31, 2017

Painting over vinyl wrapped MDF

I hope you will tell me I can do it. I bought a vanity unit online which was supposed to be grey but is more like taupe to me. I decided to paint it to

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Mar 11, 2017

Repair water stain on ceiling

Hi, I had a leak in my roof and I have fixed it but it left light brown stains on the ceiling. Now after repainting with white emulsion (latex) the stains

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Nov 14, 2016

Ceiling flaking and peeling

We had a decorator in to do our hall. There wr a couple of cracks in ceiling which he filled rubbed down and painted. But the area keeps peeling back .

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