I'm David 46 years Exspirenced.
Iv been Trading for 25 years in the Building industry.
Covering All Aspects of the Building Trade
Small Plastering repairs. To Extensions
Inc, Damp proofing,
And Sash window Repair work.
I started as a sole trader, and gained a good reputation and trade off people around me to fullfill my needs as company to complete jobs to a high standard And Working to Specifications.
Bear wall.mix a pva sealer. bonding agent, and primer,
apply to bear wall.
a wall paper glue will seal bear walls. then apply paint.
bear wall with distress of mortar perished.
bush of surface. apply pva
next time google information first.
Sharp implement at least scrap of paint.
make sure you apply a layer of new putty
You can but it's a dirty way of decorating.
soak old wall paper with sugar soap water
then scrape off
Glazing unit can be replaced.
one would need to measure the glass unit for correct size and depth aswell correct colour insert to panels.
glazing units do break down
first signs are condensation,
if left unchecked condensation turns in to water.
hope this is helpful.
One would have been given a average quote as tradesman would be trying to win the job,
as he knows you could get other quotes.
one would suggest to you to rebuild wall.
rather than repair wall.
one can get as many quotes as you like.
you got a quote for rebuild.
get a quote to repair.
you compare different quote.
you now have a choice.
i myself as a tradesman would go for repair, if i thought wall could be repaired.