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Removing Bitumen Paint From External Brick Windowsill
External stone window sills had paint on already and had been sanded down. Bitumen paint applied over the top by mistake. What's the best way to remove the bitumen paint please? I'd torch ( ) and...
3 years ago 1
 
storing paint for 1 yr or more
1/2 gal of paint stored upside down for 1 yr. It was hard when I opened it recently. How can I store paint for over a year You should've easily been fine for a year, regardless of which way you had...
3 years ago 1
 
Painting old summer house
Wanting to paint the old previously woodstained summer house. Does anyone know if it's ok to undercoat in a cheap Matt emulsion first to prevent using litres of expensive cuprinol colour paint?? It's...
3 years ago 1
 
Paint storage
What's the best way to store paint for over a year? If the can has been open, use a rubber mallet to make sure the lid is tight and sealed, flip the can upside down to further seal the lid, and put it...
3 years ago 1
 
KemAqua question
Hello, I'm new to HVLP's. I just picked up a titan 105 cap spray. I also thought that I'd start to play around with water based KemAqua. So far all is relatively well but I'm still getting a slight...
3 years ago
 
how to fix a bad mud/tape drywall job. room was already painted; look horrible
No further details provided Short of replacing the drywall entirely and installing it correctly...Vertically or Parallel with structural framing and back-blocking any and all unsupported edges. You...
4 years ago 1
 
can i use appliance epoxy paint inside my microwave
can i use appliance epoxy paint inside my microwave No. There shouldn't be anything added to the inside of a microwave, as it will introduce undesirable and even harmful toxins and flavors to all...
4 years ago 1
 
paint peeling on basement block
paint on basement block wall has been peeling..I have a perimeter water away system that has been installed around the entire inside wall of basement. There is a metal lip which catches any water that...
4 years ago 1
 
paint over sapele door with gloss paint
No further details provided I'm assuming the doors have a clear finish. You need to sand the doors not to remove the finish, but to scuff it up. Apply two coats of a good primer, either BIN or KILZ,...
5 years ago 1
 
Will paint stick to wall board
We just bought a house, when we looked at it the people still lived in it and it smelled ok. We came to the house the next morning after they left and the house smells horrible of cat urine. I have...
5 years ago 1
 
Can I put water-based paint on the oil-based Kilz primer?
The bookshelf is now finished with oil-based stain and butchers wax. We want to have it painted white. We have a sufficient amount of oil-based Kilz and water-based white paint. Should the water-based...
5 years ago 1
 
Behr deck stain/paint
I bought a 5-gallon bucket of Behr deck stain/paint. I thought it was stain. However, my niece opened it, stirred it real well, and began to "stain/paint" a few deck boards. It is rather thick like...
5 years ago 1
 
What is the best exterior flat paint that actually LOOKS flat!?
I'm trying to find a flat exterior paint and everything I've brought home so far (Behr, Sherwin Williams) has been shiny. I don't want a shiny house. I live in Minnesota and I'm painting the color...
5 years ago 1
 
What is the best product to remove paint from aluminum decorative posts
No further details provided Automotive Spray-on Paint Remover, brush-on is a little less efficient...either is the most effective and very quick acting. After that, any sort of gel or semi-paste...
5 years ago 1
 
Copper pipes newly painted with Dulux Quick Dry Satinwood showing green
Relatively new central heating pipes installed 12 months ago just painted with Dulux Quick Dry Satinwood paint appearing pale green three days after painting. Looks unwise to have used this...
5 years ago