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    Re: brushes and rollers

    yep , agree with leo , bag for rollers if your using same colour regularly , use brushmate box for oil based , dead convenient if your using every day
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    Re: Emulsion: Matt or Silk

    as desert dog states , if it is a stain etc coming through , you can get a can of spray stain block. The one we use when doing water damaged ceilings etc is B.I.N stain block , in a red can available...
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    Re: have u every painted your house lol

    @davvy101 , im a decorator 2 , my wife seems to think its changing rooms the amount of times i've painted my house tho , LOL
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    Re: repairing outdoor windowframe

    Just a personal opinion and not a professional on , but if the rest of the frame is ok and you are going to maintain it , and it is far cheaper to replace just the lower strut then i would do that ....
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    Re: Roofline work

    obviously you want to replace the wooden roofline eg - soffit , facia , gutters and downpipes with pvc. If you are reasonably competent at joinery work , then you would save a fortune as you can buy...
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    Re: good tip for the women

    im good at diy , just wish my wife would apreciate it instead of barking orders LOL
    and SHE expects dinner on the table!!!!
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    Re: vasaline

    other uses hmmmm.- if you are using a roller for example on a fence with oil based stain etc . put vaseline on your arms and face , when you get the spray all over you , it will just wipe off instead...
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    Re: How do you get a good finish on MDF

    OK , i am a professional painter/decorator , working mainly on new build houses. It depends on what type of finish you are looking for. e.g for gloss finish , the spec is generally 1 coat primer of...
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    Re: Emulsion: Matt or Silk

    In my opinion matt hides a lot more imperfections in walls/ceilings etc with the silk highlighting imperfections due to its sheen . I always recommend matt to my customers as it is easier to apply...
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    Re: The Big Debate: Nokia or Sagem

    i have a 1x sagem , had it for well over a year now and not a problem. it can be funny on some images but commando 4 is very stable , i cant compare to a nokia as ive never had one , but the sagem is...
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    hello everyone

    just to say hello , and like the look of the forum
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