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how to brighten up white gloss paint on woodwork??

(10 Posts)
popsycal Sat 26-Mar-05 12:44:51

any products or special concoctions????
tia

hermykne Sat 26-Mar-05 12:58:05

i'd guess that pair from channel four would say elbow grease!! they have a website i think might have something

popsycal Sat 26-Mar-05 13:00:55


i mean 'off white' woodwork rather than manky blck gunky woodwork

NomDePlume Sat 26-Mar-05 13:16:54

I've perked mine up with a simple spray of Flash with Bleach. Spray on, leave for a minute or so and wipe over with a panscrub or sponge and it should come up bright. worked for me

popsycal Sat 26-Mar-05 13:17:46

will try when i can get ds2 off my boob for a moment !!

NomDePlume Sat 26-Mar-05 13:18:48

I thought we'd have to fork out to have them re-painted, but the flash did the job.

popsycal Sat 26-Mar-05 13:20:55

oh good - as the room has been redecorated,,,,water leak in ceiling....and dont want to have to redo woodwork and doors

NomDePlume Sat 26-Mar-05 13:26:08

Hate glossing with a passion, I'm totally crap at it. Having said that one of us (dh & i) will have to get the paintbrush out as our window sills need redoing.

NomDePlume Sat 26-Mar-05 13:29:30

Given that I've just spent 2.5 hours slogging in the garden i think it's only fair that I should nominate DH for the glossing

tiffini Sat 26-Mar-05 13:53:13

sugar soap

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