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    Plastering over silk paint

    Hi all! I have moved into a house and looking to do a spot of decorating. It looks like the previous owner has done some plaster patch repair work to a wall which looks god-awful (As you can see from the image). They have then painted all of the walls in a hideous pink silk. Ideally I would...
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    Skimming over silk wall's

    Hi all looking for a bit of help / advice. I've just bought a house and I've gotta to re-skim the lot as they are too rough to do anything with. The walls are plasterboarded skimmed and painted with silk. Is it a simple case of blue grit the lot, leave it dry and skim ? What's better to use...