Painting the lounge ceiling today, I was shocked to discover that I didn't have enough paint to complete the job. A second trip to homebase calls. I should have remembered the important lesson learned when, at 16, I spent 6 months with the pit top brickies at the local coal mine. Measure twice, cut once, they said. Ah, but it was a long time ago, no wonder I forgot!
Cerb, The tin should have read, get more of me,
Cos it does exactly what is written on the tin,
Best Wishes.
scrummy wrote: Cerb, The tin should have read, get more of me,
Cos it does exactly what is written on the tin,
Best Wishes.

Scrummy, the chart I consulted at homebase when estimating the volume of paint req'd was wrong. On top of which, they sell paint in tins of 2.5ltr when it turns out I needed 3ltr. Obviously they wanted to me to buy 2 tins when I only needed 1. It wasn't my fault, it was their's