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Rustoleum Chalky Finish Furniture Paint - and more reviews

Posted by Charles Budd on Sunday, June 7, 2015,
Some of you may know that I'm one of the reviewers on the Painting and Decorating Product Reviews website. It's a relatively new site but already proving popular and reviews are now coming in thick and fast. 

Over the next few weeks the team of professional decorators who do the reviews will be adding new products to review, as well as lending their experienced eye to review products already on the site. 

The plan is to provide both professional decorators and DIY decorators alike with a comple...
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Zinsser Peelstop and Zinsser Coverstain - repairing water damage to walls and ceilings

Posted by Charles Budd on Tuesday, October 21, 2014,

I'm often asked to repair walls and ceilings which have had water damage from leaks. It really helps to know what products to use to sort them out. 

Zinsser Peel Stop

On a recent job this summer, I was asked to repair some peeling and cracking paint by a kitchen hob. 

All the loose paint was scraped off. And all the cracks were 'raked out' (this gives filler something decent to grab onto). Then one coat of Zinsser Peel Stop water-borne primer was brushed onto the whole area, taking care to brush...
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