Plastering Chester

Chester Plasterers: You should be looking for an experienced and professional plasterer whenever you need some plastering or rendering doing on your home in Chester. Whether the job is small or large shouldn't matter, this is not a task for amateurs. Plasterers can take many years to hone their skills, so plastering is not really something you can do for yourself.

Even seemingly insignificant home improvement projects can generate the need for plastering work. It may be installing coving or cornices before decorating, re-plastering a ceiling, plaster skimming a dry lined partition or screeding. The truth is, it may be any one of a large number of plastering related chores.

Plasterers Chester Cheshire

Now there are plenty of Chester plasterers to choose from, and you need to find one who knows their stuff. If they've got a website you could study images that they have posted, or you could ask to see a portfolio. Plastering requires a focused attitude and should not be attempted by "cowboys". Though it may not always be immediately obvious, substandard plastering can result in big complications down the line.

The defects will soon show up on the freshly plastered wall the moment a coat of paint has gone onto it. They will look even worse with the sun shining on them. So, make sure you only consider experienced plasterers in Chester.

You need to remember that the plastering is the base on which other materials are applied, so it should be smooth and flat. An unevenly plastered area can lead to severe difficulties with the fitting of kitchen units, kitchen or bathroom tiling, fitting skirting boards and the painting and decorating of the surfaces.

Plasterer Chester Cheshire

The most skillful Chester plasterers will get a polished finish directly from the trowel. You can recognize when plastering has been done by an expert, because a quick rub down is all that is required and no heavy sanding is necessary. If forceful sanding is required, you can pretty much assume that the plastering has not been done correctly. You should be very wary if you see the power sanders coming out or their boxes.

Plastering and Coving Chester

Covering up an artexed ceiling, is one of a plasterers most typically requested tasks in recent times. At the height of fashion in the seventies and eighties, artex is out of favour in Chester homes at present. Those old artexed ceilings can be made to look fresh and contemporary once again by calling in your Chester plasterer to cover them up. Those of you who are more retro in taste might wish to have your artex ceilings repaired and brought back to their former glory.

Pebble Dashing Chester: Some people love it and some people hate it but pebble dashing has been around for many years and used to protect and decorate the exteriors of houses in Chester, Cheshire. There are pebbledashing specialists around, but from time to time Chester plasterers will gladly do this kind of work for you. Pebble dashing (or pebbledashing) is a type of external wall covering normally consisting of a couple of layers of a base made of sand and lime onto which small pebbles, gravel or shells are firmly pressed to create an attractive, maintenance free and robust finish on both refurbished and new buildings.

Dry Lining Chester: Many plasterers in Chester also provide dry lining services, which will be needed in a lot of improvement projects. Dry lining is the process where plasterboard is mounted on metal framing, a timber studding or joist or a brick surface to produce a wall surface that does not have to be plastered. Whilst you may paint or decorate the plasterboard surface itself, in reality most people like to have the plasterboard skimmed with a thin plaster coat to give it a smoother and harder finish. As for fittings, when fixing plasterboard to wooden stud or joists, drywall screws or nails are used, when fixing to a brickwork wall the "dot and dab" method is used and when fixing to a metal frame self-tapping (or Jack-Point screws) are used.

Chester plastering specialists can normally help with skimming over existing plaster surfaces, Venetian polish plastering, artexing preparation, floor screeding and levelling, coloured acrylic screeds, dry lining and skimming ceilings, lay in grid suspended ceilings, the rendering of concrete, drywall installation and repair, artex broken leather patterns, the fitting of coving, ceiling replacements, cornices and ceiling roses, rendering with sand and cement and other plastering work in Chester, Cheshire.

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