Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Our Expert Answers Your Questions

Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Our Expert Answers Your Questions

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QHOW do I get car oil stains off a new brick pathway? In the last six months I have tried washing-up liquid, bicarbonate of soda and WD-40. Would hydrochloric acid work? Jeannie Putman, by email AUSE a degreaser that you can get from garage suppliers or Halfords. Scrub that into the oil and then hire a steam cleaner to remove what is left. If the stain persists, turn the blocks over.

QI HAVE a concrete roof that was meant to be a deck for an upstairs house but I decided to keep the building just one-storey. My trouble is the roof leaks when it rains. Is there a sealant I could use? Madge Tomah, by email ALIKE all roofs you need a slop for the water to run off. A floor on the other hand is level, so you'll need to screed it to form a slop. This should have been specified by your builder when you took the decision not to build a second storey on your home. …

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