Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Diy Donny Our Expert Answers Your Questions

Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Diy Donny Our Expert Answers Your Questions

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QI USED double-sided tape on laminate flooring instead of masking tape. How can I get the glue off? Jo Crear, by email AI USE lighter fluid on solid material such as glass and metal, and rub it off with the edge of a piece of wood. A wood 'scraper' won't scratch in the same way metal will.

A product called sticky label remover also works well. Start by getting most of the tape off, then work down from scraping with wood to a cloth for the fine residual adhesive.

QWE HAVE a light oak headboard which has grease marks from our heads. Is there any way we can remove them? Irene Coldbeck, by email AI PRESUME you have tried various household cleaning products? For such a problem I'd use sugar soap. I've even used it to remove thick tree sap. Dilute the sugar soap so it doesn't scratch the wood.

QMY DAD painted an interior door with Weathershield quick-drying exterior gloss without realising it was for outside use. …

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