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Traditional rendering Rendering is an external plastering on the outside of your home. It will protect your property from the elements and if done correctly will add value to your home. In this blog we concentrate on the older established methods. Scratch coating Every render finish should always have a scratch coat prior to the […]
Rendering is an external plastering of your property. That protects your home from the elements and done correctly will add value to your home. There are many different types and render finishes available in today’s market. From the traditional sand/ cement to the modern coloured renders to the acrylic insulated systems. In this blog we […]
There are many different types of plasterboard. All varying for each specification depending on the project. In this blog we go through some of the more popular boards we use on a day to day basis. Fire line ( pink in colour) These plasterboards are used for areas were increased fire protection is needed. This […]
Painted or finished plastering that you see. Always must of had an undercoat prior to the skim finish. You can’t just skim straight onto bare brick or breeze block. In this blog we go through some of the different methods we use before the finished article. Floating Is applying an undercoat of plaster ruled off […]
A huge part of internal plastering is making sure your wall/ceiling has the correct background preparation. It is vital that it is done correctly. Knowledge is crucial it’s gained through the years of being experienced plasterers. Checking walls/ceiling Checking properly is more then visually looking at the wall/ceiling. Obviously there is a reason why the […]
Plastering is not one of the cleanest home improvements. To be frank it is a messy job. There are lots of steps to be taken prior to plastering. Preparation is key and can make or break a job. This blog is based on an example of a standard living room with a carpet down to […]