Newspaper article Evening Chronicle (Newcastle, England)

Our Expert Answers Your Questions

Newspaper article Evening Chronicle (Newcastle, England)

Our Expert Answers Your Questions

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Byline: DIY DONNY

QMY IN-LAWS had a new bathroom installed just over a year ago, but the top of the toilet cistern has been left stained by a bottle of orange-coloured Listerine. How can it be removed? Max, by email AIF EVER I get a mark or chip on a bathroom suite, I use a company called The Bathroom Surgery (bathroom surgery.com). They repair chips, cracks, holes, scratches and carry out stain removal.

QI'M HAVING a problem in my kitchen with what may be silicone used to fit my ceiling. It's seeped out down the wall. I've tried to paint over the marks several times, but after a few weeks it comes back through.

Andrena, by email AIF IT'S silicone, then paint won't stick to it. I would sand back the area and then wash it with silicone remover - you can get this from most DIY stores for under PS10.

Then rinse the affected area, leave to dry and apply paint again. …

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