Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Our Expert Answers Your Questions

Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Our Expert Answers Your Questions

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QWOULD it be all right to put either wax or matt varnish on a pine table top to protect it? M Aldworth, by email AIF YOU get water marks on the table, just dry-rub them and polish with a product called Bri-wax. The more you rub in the wax, the more you bring out the sheen.

QI'VE got a couple of loose floor tiles which make a noise when stood on but are not cracked. Is it possible to remove the grout and replace it with something more robust, such as resin, then grout over? Derek Millard, by email AEVENTUALLY all the grout round the tile will break away and it will move and crack. Lift the tiles by breaking up the loose ones and use a good quality 'Bal' flexible floor adhesive and re-grout. Avoid using resins or grab adhesives as they never look right. …

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