Plastering Burslem

Burslem Plasterers: Whenever there's plastering work to be done on your home in Burslem, whether large or small, you should be calling on a skilled and professional plasterer to accomplish this task. Unless you are extremely confident, plastering is not a job you should attempt yourself, mastering this art takes years of practise.

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There are a lot of home improvement projects, even modest ones, which result in some plastering work needing to be done. It might be plaster repair prior to tiling, re-plastering a ceiling, skimming a partition or fitting coving or cornices before decorating. In actual fact, it might be any one of a multitude of plastering related chores.

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Before any work begins you need to check out potential Burslem plasterers to see if they know their stuff. Ask to see some photos or a portfolio of completed work. You do not want to get landed with a bunch of "cowboys" doing your plastering. You could run into big problems down the line when the quality of the plastering is sloppy, and these are not always immediately obvious.

You will soon notice any defects once a coat of paint has gone on the freshly plastered wall. Your freshly plastered surfaces will probably look even worse with the sun shining on them. By using competent plasterers in Burslem, you should hopefully avoid issues like this.

You need to remember that the plastering is the base on which other materials are applied, so it needs to be level and smooth. A badly plastered area could cause severe complications with the accurate fitting of architraves, the wallpapering and painting of walls and ceilings, kitchen or bathroom tiling and the installation of kitchen units.

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With plastering it is preferable to get a perfect, polished finish, straight from the trowel, and this is what you can usually expect from competent Burslem plasterers. You should never need to sand down a plastered wall or ceiling apart from a quick rub down before decorating. You might realistically expect some areas that need a little work with sandpaper, but not to any significant extent. If you see the electric sanding machines coming out you should be very wary.

Burslem Plastering and Coving

Plastering over an artexed ceiling is a typical reason for calling in a plasterer in recent times. At present somewhat out of favour in Burslem, artex was the most fashionable decorative finish for ceilings during the 1970's and 80's. Covering that artex ceiling with plaster is something that most Burslem plasterers will be more than happy to do in order to make it look more sleek and contemporary. Plastering over artex is preferable to removing it because it is pretty tricky to get off or repair, which is doubtless why its popularity has waned.

Rendering Burslem: Rendering is similar in technique to plastering, and is the process where a mix of cement, sand, lime and water is applied to external (and now and again interior) walls to achieve a textured or smooth surface. Rendering is a popular method all over Europe and is particularly common in the Mediterranean countries. A rendered finish is waterproof and has some fire resistant qualities, though it is generally employed for cosmetic purposes. While it is quite possible to apply paint to a rendered surface, a much better solution is to colour the render itself, giving a more long lasting, durable finish.

Pebble Dashing Burslem: Some people love it and some people hate it but pebbledashing has been around for many years and used to protect and decorate the outsides of properties in Burslem, Staffordshire. There are people who specialise in pebble dashing around, but from time to time Burslem plasterers will happily do this sort of work for you. Pebbledashing (or pebble dashing) is a form of exterior wall coating which typically consists of a couple of layers of a base coat made from lime and sand onto which small gravel or pebbles are pressed to form a strong, maintenance free and decorative finish on both renovated and new houses.

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A quick browse on a local business directory produced the following results for "plasterers Burslem Staffordshire": D Haney Plastering ST6 4BL, Ward Plasterers Ltd ST6 1HT, Fineline Thermal Finishing Ltd ST1 6LE.

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