Plastering Basildon

Basildon Plasterers: Whether you have a small plastering task or a substantial plastering project to be carried out on your property in Basildon, you will need a qualified and professional plasterer to handle the work in a correct and proper manner. It is not advisable to attempt plastering yourself, since it is a craft that can take many years to master.

Plastering work needs to be carried out on a variety of home improvement projects, even small ones. It might be plaster skimming a dry lined partition, plastering over artex, screeding or installing coving or decorative mouldings before decorating. In fact, it might possibly be any of a multitude of plastering related tasks.

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Now there are plenty of Basildon plasterers to choose from, and you need to find one that knows their stuff. If they have a website you could study pictures that they have posted, otherwise you could ask to see a portfolio. For this kind of work, you definitely don't want to be hiring "cowboys". Even poor quality plastering can sometimes look tolerable at first, but later on, the problems start.

Any imperfections will become glaringly obvious as soon as some paint starts going on to your newly plastered ceilings and walls. Even more so, with the sun shining onto the freshly plastered surfaces. By picking only from competent plasterers in Basildon, you will avoid this problem.

The primary attribute of plastered surfaces is that they be smooth and flat, forming a level base for other materials to be applied to them. An unevenly plastered surface may cause severe problems with any area of wall tiling, the painting of walls and ceilings, the accurate fitting of architraves and the installation of kitchen units.

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You should expect nothing less than a perfect, polished finish straight from the trowel. You should never need to sand down a plastered ceiling or wall apart from a quick rub down before decorating. If the plastering hasn't been done properly, strenuous sanding may be needed, and calls the plasterers ability into question. You should check out the quality of the plastering thoroughly, if you see electric sanding machines being used.

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Plastering over an old artex ceiling is a typical reason for calling in a plasterer in recent times. During the 1970's and 80's, artex was the "in" finish for ceilings in Basildon, currently that is not the case. Those artexed ceilings can be made to look sleek and contemporary once again by calling in your Basildon plasterer to cover them up. Most plasterers will also gladly slap on a coat of artex if you'd like to bring back that 70's style to your ceilings.

Rendering Basildon: Rendering is a similar procedure to plastering, and is the process where a mix of lime, cement, sand and water is applied to exterior (and occasionally interior) walls to achieve a smooth or textured surface. Rendering is quite popular throughout Europe and is particularly widespread in the Mediterranean region. A rendered finish is water resistant and has some fire retarding qualities, though it is mostly used for cosmetic purposes. While it is of course possible to apply paint to a rendered surface, a better solution is to mix colour into the render itself, giving a more durable, long lasting finish.

Pebble Dashing Basildon: Though it isn't to everybodys taste pebble dashing has been used for many years to protect and decorate the outside of houses in Basildon, Essex. There are tradesmen specialise in pebbledashing around, but quite often Basildon plasterers will happily do this type of job for you. Pebble dashing (or pebbledashing) is a kind of exterior wall covering generally consisting of a couple of layers of a base made from sand and lime into which small gravel, pebbles or shells are pressed to form a decorative, maintenance free and strong finish on both renovated and new structures.

Dry Lining Basildon: Certain plasterers in Basildon also offer dry lining services (plasterboarding), which are required in plenty of improvement projects around the home. Dry lining is the procedure where plasterboard is fixed to Gypframe metal framing, a masonry or brickwork surface or a wooden studding or joist to create a wall surface that does not have to be plastered. Whilst you could decorate the plasterboard surface as it is, in general most like to get the plasterboard skimmed with a thin plaster coat to give it a smoother and harder finish. As for fittings, when fixing to a brickwork wall "dot and dab" adhesive is used, when fixing to a metal framework self-drilling, self tapping (Jack-Point screws) are used and when fixing plasterboard to wooden joists or studding, drywall screws or nails are used. (Tags: Dry Lining Basildon, Dry Liners Basildon, Plasterboarding Basildon)

Basildon plastering specialists will likely help you with dry dashing, float and set plastering, plastering over artex, damaged plaster repairs, artexing work, metal studding partitioning, floor screeding and levelling, blown plaster, cornices and ceiling roses, rendering with sand and cement, flood and fire restorations, asbestos testing, skimming plaster ceilings and walls, plastering estimates and other plastering work in Basildon, Essex.

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Basildon Plastering Services

A swift browse on a local business directory for "plasterers Basildon Essex" highlighted the following results: JDF Plastering SS13 1BT, GLO Plastering SS14 1PL, Leo Plastering SS14 2HF.

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