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    • Hoof Hearted
    • By Hoof Hearted 9th Aug 18, 1:33 PM
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    Ceiling stains.
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    • 9th Aug 18, 1:33 PM
    Ceiling stains. 9th Aug 18 at 1:33 PM
    Got some water marks on a ceiling following a leak. I know that if I just emulsion the ceiling, the stains come through. What would a pro do?
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    • Oakdene
    • By Oakdene 9th Aug 18, 1:34 PM
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    I used a stain guard paint which I then painted over the top of.
    Dwy galon, un dyhead,
    Dwy dafod ond un iaith,
    Dwy raff yn cydio’n ddolen,
    Dau enaid ond un taith.


    • NaughtiusMaximus
    • By NaughtiusMaximus 9th Aug 18, 1:45 PM
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    White gloss over the stained areas followed by a decent white emulsion on the whole ceiling will do the job too.
    • Ganga
    • By Ganga 9th Aug 18, 2:36 PM
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    • 9th Aug 18, 2:36 PM
    You can buy a can of spray on stain removal ( covers the stain ) then emulsion over it,worked for me,purchased from B & Q.
    ITS NOT EASY TO GET EVERYTHING WRONG ,I HAVE TO WORK HARD TO DO IT!
    • ariba10
    • By ariba10 9th Aug 18, 4:36 PM
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    • 9th Aug 18, 4:36 PM
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    • 9th Aug 18, 4:36 PM
    Had the same problem.

    Bought Covers Up from Screwfix. Did a first class job.

    Strongly recommend it.
    I used to be indecisive but now I am not sure.
    • Chrishazle
    • By Chrishazle 9th Aug 18, 4:37 PM
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    • 9th Aug 18, 4:37 PM
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    • 9th Aug 18, 4:37 PM
    Go to Brewers and ask them, they will give you proper advice and the product(s) to do the job. Done this quite a few times over the years, especially when we had a mould problem over the bath/shower in our family bathroom.
    • Norman Castle
    • By Norman Castle 9th Aug 18, 4:54 PM
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    • 9th Aug 18, 4:54 PM
    Used this recently which worked well.https://www.toolstation.com/shop/Painting+%26+Decorating/d150/Spray+Paints/sd2737/Stain+Block+Spray+Paint+400ml/p68979 Cheapest I could find. Don't be too stingy with it. It smells like car paint. Expect to properly ventilate the room for a few hours after using it.
    Don't harass a hippie. You'll get bad karma.

    Never trust a newbie with a rtb tale.
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