Plasterers Carrickfergus

Carrickfergus Plasterers: Plastering jobs come in all sizes and shapes and irrespective of how large or small, you'll want to locate a qualified and professional plasterer to work on your home in Carrickfergus. Plasterers can take many years to perfect their trade, so plastering is not really something you can do yourself.

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Even smaller home improvement jobs may require some plastering work to be done. It might be skimming a partition, plaster repair before tiling, plastering over artex or installing coving or cornices before decorating. In truth, it could possibly be any of a multitude of plastering related tasks.

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Any top notch Carrickfergus plasterers will carry a portfolio (or at least some pictures) of successfully completed jobs, ask to see it so you can make sure they know their stuff. Plastering requires an organised attitude and shouldn't be attempted by "cowboys". Shoddy plastering can result in significant complications down the line, and it may not even be apparent until the decorating starts.

It's easy to become aware of any defects once a coat of paint has gone onto the newly plastered wall. Defective surfaces become even more highlighted in bright sunlight. There are enough good plasterers in Carrickfergus, so be sure to pick a decent one.

Smooth and flat are the primary attributes of a plastered surface, because other materials will always be applied to it. An imperfectly plastered area can lead to severe problems with the tiling of wall surfaces, the fitting of skirting boards, the painting of the surfaces and the fitting of kitchen units.

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The main thing that you can expect from the finest Carrickfergus plasterers is 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. In fact, if any substantial amount of sanding is required, you can assume that your plasterer was not as skillful as you imagined. The alarm bells should definitely start ringing out if electric sanding machines are being used with any regularity.

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Covering up an artex ceiling, is one of a plasterers most commonly requested tasks nowadays. Right now somewhat out of favour in Carrickfergus, artex was the most fashionable decorative finish for ceilings during the 1970's and 80's. Those old artexed ceilings can be made to look sleek and contemporary once again by calling in your Carrickfergus plasterer to cover them up. On the reverse side, if you'd like to bring back that 1970's style, most plasterers will just as gladly slap some artex on your currently smooth ceilings.

Rendering Carrickfergus: Rendering is a similar procedure to plastering, and is the process by which a mixture of lime, sand, cement and water is applied to exterior (and now and again interior) walls to obtain a smooth or textured surface finish. Rendering is very popular throughout Europe and is especially widespread in the Mediterranean region. A rendered finish has some fire resisting qualities and is waterproof, although it is mostly used for aesthetic purposes. While it is quite possible to paint a rendered surface, a better solution is to colour the render itself, giving a more durable, long lasting finish. (Tags: Rendering Carrickfergus, Renderers Carrickfergus)

Pebble Dashing Carrickfergus: Although it isn't to everybodys taste pebble dashing has been around for many years and used to protect and decorate the exteriors of homes in Northern Ireland. There are pebbledashing specialists around, but usually Carrickfergus plasterers will be willing to do this sort of work for you. Pebble dashing (or pebbledashing) is a type of external wall coating that generally consists of 2 layers of a base made from lime and sand into which small gravel, pebbles or shells are firmly pressed to create a maintenance free, decorative and strong finish on both renovated and new homes.

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A few Carrickfergus areas serviced by Carrickfergus plasterers: Tudor Park, Glenburn Manor, Loughview Village, Harwood Park, Beechfield Avenue, Windmill Avenue, Beechgrove, Grasmere Park, Windslow Close, Regent Avenue, Dean Park, Prospect Gardens, Milebush Cottages, Jackson Drive, Crossgreen, Glynn Walk, Bridewell Drive, Sandringham Park, Windmill Park, Copeland Road, Hillview Drive, Brook Green, Marshallstown Mews, Tudor Drive, Hampton Court, Alexander Gardens, Essex Street, Fairview Crescent, Fulmar Avenue, Hillview Crescent.

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