Recent content by Archer

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    hi-build finish

    It's difficult to patch in high build invisibly as it shrinks back when it dries, the edges need to be feathered using a brush dipped in thinners. There's also a very strong chance the colours won't match so the whole elevation will need repainting. With regards to going over what's already...
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    hi-build finish

    I used that stuff for ten years .
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    Opinions

    I did 12 years just rendering, I wouldn't ask about it either. Lucky enough I've got a mate who does any externals for me and I do his internals.:RpS_crying:
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    Leaflet drops

    A right mixed bag of answers there chaps, thanks. I'm still none the wiser but think I will get some done, what could go wrong!!!!!
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    Leaflet drops

    Has anyone tried leaflets for generating work? I was thinking of getting a few thousand printed up then delivered around my area to see what happens. I was just interested to hear if anyone had done it and what were the results.
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    Venetian

    I did the 5 day course in Essex and it was brilliant, there was someone there when I was doing it who only did 3 days. Even Andy himself said it wasn't long enough.
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    best way to clean a bucket

    Nah just your bog standard bucket, I thought that's what we were talking about????
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    best way to clean a bucket

    Buckets are only a quid from B & Q, most of the time I sling them rather than clean them out.
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    Nela s*p*r*lex users

    I love the Nela s*p*r*lex, I've been using it for the past month and have has no problems whatsoever. I lay on the first coat with my MT, flatten with the s*p*r*lex, then second coat with MT and finish with the s*p*r*lex .
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    late payers but a freind

    On the other side of the coin i plastered a good mate of mines kitchen, it was the ceiling and just down to below the cupboards. I've known him for years and he's helped me out in the past so I said just give me the price of the materials, it only took me a couple of days as it was a bit of a...
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    my builder

    Cheers for that, I'll pay it now. I've had no complaints as of yet about my work but there's still time!!!
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    my builder

    Funny enough I just recently joined MyBuilder, I got shortlisted for a job and got it today. It cost me £2 to get shortlisted and I priced the job at £300. Can anyone tell me what happens regarding paying the shortlisting fee? I'm sure I've not given them any payment details, my references...
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    P1ss

    Their site says they are back in stock, I've left my wallet in the work van though!!!!
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    P1ss

    The Nela s*p*r*lex, I was going to order it the other day but they were out of stock.
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    P1ss

    I'm going to be ordering a 14" s*p*r*lex tomorrow, it's a birthday present to myself.
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