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    The Apprentice replied to the thread Refurbishment Question.
    The one without timber has had moisture, be that condensation or another source by the looks of things. I had someone having a go at me...
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    The Apprentice replied to the thread Refurbishment Question.
    Im not 100% but I think it would be, not sure when the product guarantees were introduced. Interesting to see that its failed on timber
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    The Apprentice replied to the thread Over mixing.
    Over mixing speeds up the setting of the plaster and can breakdown the particles of plaster which can lead to a multiple of issues. Soon...
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    The Apprentice replied to the thread Refurbishment Question.
    That looks like browning, it used to be available in grey due to the different mines
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    The Apprentice replied to the thread £1 a bag.
    Apparently it used to happen but long before my time…..must have been a long time ago
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    The Apprentice replied to the thread £1 a bag.
    No changes to the retarders throughout the year
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    The Apprentice reacted to hstoke's post in the thread Thistle pro finish. with Like Like.
    It goes like s**t off stick cheers Gary 3 seperate mixes in the loft room today I proper stretched the day out lol
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    The Apprentice reacted to John j's post in the thread Thistle pro finish. with Funny Funny.
    I put some on I reckon it was about 3 boards . Including g round doors . I find I can put 2 3rds of a bag on wash bucket flatten mix...
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    The Apprentice replied to the thread Thistle pro finish..
    My memories not that good. I chose own brands as well as more expensive ones to get a good cross section and the ones on the trial...
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    The Apprentice replied to the thread Thistle pro finish..
    No, it’s got polymers in to make sure it adheres properly to the substrates when they found out the additives didn‘t
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    The Apprentice replied to the thread Thistle pro finish..
    It was tested on approximately 8 types of pva and none of the tester’s had any issues on tacky pva
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    The Apprentice replied to the thread Thistle pro finish..
    If you do use a fresh mix for the 2nd coat, make sure the 1st is really flat. Any trowel lines will grin through to the 2nd and you...
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    The Apprentice replied to the thread Thistle pro finish..
    Are you flattening off between coats?
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    The Apprentice replied to the thread Can I PVA this yet?.
    The problem with PVA from a British Gypsum side is quite simply that they have no say in how it’s made so if BG tested it with plaster...
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    The Apprentice replied to the thread My friends at.
    Now then “best of the best”, you nearly got away with it till you said I was sharing jelly beans. That is not going to happen The...
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    The Apprentice reacted to spunky's post in the thread Skimming over SBR with Agree Agree.
    It’s an artex ceiling it doesn’t matter what you paint on it it could still end up on the floor in the morning
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    It just shows how far folk have travelled of late with an understanding and appreciation of mental health issues. Itwasn’t long back...
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