Artex on coving

Postby sambo666 » Thu Dec 31, 2009 2:25 pm

Help - the house i'm renovating has got artex (textured paint) covering the coving - can anything remove this or can I cover it at all??
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Simply Build It

Postby rosebery » Fri Jan 01, 2010 11:26 am

Is it artex or is it textured paint?

Artex can be removed but I've never tried removing it from coving and theres a better than even chance of damaging the coving in the process. So it strikes me you have two options: just paint it or replace the coving to save time and energy.

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Postby sambo666 » Fri Jan 01, 2010 2:31 pm

Thank you!
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Postby pbp » Tue Jan 05, 2010 10:39 am

If im not too late X-Tex will remove it form coving. I did some about two months ago. You do have to be carefull but it worked a treat. Look in projects under removing artex.
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