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Paint Stripper Chemicals Found in E-cigs

May 3, 2017
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The risks of Benzene, associated with paint stripper and similar chemicals are used in e-cigs There are some schools of thought where smoking e-cigs are seen to be safer than tobacco. For a start, Public Health England says vaping is…

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Stripping Lead Paint

April 26, 2017
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About stripping lead paint and the safety measures you need to take Before 1992 in the UK, our paint used to have lead. For example, in white primer and topcoat paint, substantial amounts of lead used to form part of…

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Shabby Chic Furniture Stripping Videos

April 19, 2017
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A look at how shabby chic furniture can be stripped and stained Shabby chic: you either love it or you hate it. You might be a purist and insist on having your dressing table or sideboard stained and restored. Or…

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Furniture Stripping for Mental Health?

April 18, 2017
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Did we really suggest that stripping your doors and other wooden furniture was good for mental health? Early last year, the Daily Mail published a retrospective article on Mother and Baby magazine. The publication celebrated its sixtieth birthday. If you…

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Mackinac Bridge Stripped: 60 Years On

April 12, 2017
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Michigan suspension bridge to be stripped for the first time since its construction 60 years ago After 60 years, a section of a famous Michigan state suspension bridge will be stripped and repainted for the first time ever. This is…

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Infographic: Door Stripping Tips

March 16, 2017
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Premium Doors and Stripping’s handy little infographic on door stripping tips We at Premium Door Stripping are passionate about stripping furniture and fixtures, from sideboards to panel doors. For example: the right kind of stripping methods; do we dip the…

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Paint Stripping Alters Big Ben’s Bongs

March 8, 2017
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How a paint stripping job at Elizabeth Tower will alter the Westminster landmark’s iconic chimes The familiar Westminster chimes could sound slightly different after a paint stripping operation. After their refurbishment, the University of Leicester thinks renovation work will alter…

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What Makes Up Paint Stripper?

February 23, 2017
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A look at the chemicals used in paint stripper Paint stripper is made up of a collection of chemicals. One of them, no longer used in EU Member States is carcinogenic. There are two main types of paint stripper varieties:…

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In Video: Antique Fireplace Restoration

February 21, 2017
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How antique fireplace restoration is undertaken Situated in the delightfully named Holy Bones in the city of Leicester, Britain’s Heritage work in a similar field to our company. They not only work in the furniture restoration business: another area of…

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A Look at Laser Paint Stripping

February 9, 2017
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A look at how laser paint stripping could change the way we strip our fireplaces Lasers are sensational. If Goran feels the need to put on his favourite music CD, stereo sound is played back with clarity. Give or take…

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