Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Our Expert Answers Your Questions

Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Our Expert Answers Your Questions

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QWHAT paint do you recommend to refresh an outdoor wall-mounted metal gas meter box? It has never been repainted and is weathered.

Philip Thomas AI would clean it with sugar soap first, you will be surprised at how much grime this will remove. If you still want to paint it after this, use Hammerite's direct to rust metal paint.

QI am changing the tiles in my kitchen and the units cover half a tile. How can I remove the tile without taking the unit off the wall? Len Head AI'D use an angle grinder with a diamond tile cutting disc attached. Protect the unit against damage by taping some hardboard to it, or several layers of masking tape. Kitchen tiles are usually ceramic which is soft compared to porcelain and are easy to cut. You will create a lot of dust which can be minimised by damping the area down.

QMY daughter has had artificial grass laid in her small back garden because she has a dog and the lawn was getting churned up in the winter. …

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