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  1. General Painting Discussion
    Hi all, I've had a few jobs lately requiring large ceilings to be finished in either black or dark flat acrylic. A gym, and a couple of restaurants. The problem is roller marks are almost impossible to prevent. The ceilings look patchy and barely acceptable. These are new ceilings...
  2. General Painting Discussion
    Hi, Why are certain colours only available in certain finishes/sheens? I went to a large hardware store to purchase some flat/matte spray paint to only find certain colours available - white, gray, black, brown. Why is this? I was actually hoping for a lovely red/blue in a flat/matte...
  3. Surface Preparation and Application
    I take small interior jobs for friends, so you will have to humor my non-1000 gallon history. I have probably painted 30 gallons of flat over the last year, never had a problem. Now i am having a problem. And I am humble enough to think the problem is me, so I am taking advice It is a touch...
  4. General Painting Discussion
    In terms of testing washabilaty of a flat after an appropriate curing period (a month or so) I have been unable to find a brand which i have personally been happy with. I have got a very well to do customer with children and she wants the best washable yet flat paint available in the UK. My...
  5. General Painting Discussion
    Hi there, New to the forum, and I am glad I found it. I do the maintenance at a clothing design company and have been asked to paint a wall flat black. I have used this before with little trouble, but the particular wall I am tackling is larger in scale than any I have attempted. I did 3...
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