Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Our Expert Answers Your Questions

Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Our Expert Answers Your Questions

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QTHE bulb has gone in the grill of our Bosch double oven and we can't unscrew the glass cover to get to it. Any ideas? Steve Curtis ATRY an elastic band between the tip of the screwdriver and the screw head. You can also use a hairdryer to soften grease. Or buy a screw reverser/ extractor for under £5 from Screwfix.

QMY front brick wall is painted red, but I have to repaint it every couple of years as it flakes off. Can you recommend any products to stop this happening? Mrs K McCamley AIF it's flaking off, then the wall must get damp. Most masonry paint will guarantee against fading, cracking, peeling and blistering for 15 years as standard, so make sure you use a good masonry paint. Sandtex is a good start, or Leyland stabilising primer before a Leyland top coat.

QWE moved into our house a year ago and have problems with condensation on the kitchen floor which is ceramic tiles laid on concrete. …

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