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Crowborough Plasterers: You should be looking for a qualified and professional plasterer whenever you need some rendering or plastering doing on your home in Crowborough. Whether the job is big or small should not matter, this is not an activity for novices. Plasterers can take many years to perfect their trade, so plastering is not really something you can do yourself.

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There are a lot of home improvement projects, even smaller ones, which result in some plastering work needing to be done. It might be applying some screeding, plastering over artex, skimming some dry lining or fitting coving or mouldings before decorating. The fact is, it might be any one of dozens of plastering related jobs.

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There are several ways to find out if potential Crowborough plasterers know their stuff, one approach is to ask for a portfolio of previous jobs. You should avoid hiring "cowboys" for this type of work, at all costs. You could run into significant complications as work progresses when the quality of the plastering is inferior, and these aren't always immediately obvious.

When a coat of paint is applied to your freshly plastered ceilings and walls, the defects will become blindingly obvious. Even more so, with the sunlight shining onto the freshly plastered surfaces. By using experienced plasterers in Crowborough, you should hopefully avoid problems like this.

The primary attribute of plastered surfaces is that they be flat and smooth, forming a level base for other materials to be applied to them. A shoddily plastered area may cause severe problems with the fitting of kitchen units, the accurate fitting of architraves, the wallpapering and painting of walls and ceilings and any area of tiling (bathrooms or kitchens).

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What you really need is the perfect finish straight from the trowel, and the most skillful Crowborough plasterers can be expected to produce results like this. Walls and ceilings that have been plastered by a professional, should never need to be sanded down. If extensive sanding is taking place, the plastering wasn't done properly in the first place. If electric sanders are being used you need to check the quality of the plastering meticulously.

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Covering up an old artexed ceiling, is among a plasterers most frequently requested tasks nowadays. A large number of homes in Crowborough had ceilings that were coated with artex during the seventies and eighties, when it was at its height of popularity. To give your ceilings that sleek and contemporary look once more, most plasterers in Crowborough will jump at the chance to cover them with plaster. Most plasterers will also be glad to put on a coat of artex if you would like to bring back that old style to your ceilings.

Rendering Crowborough: Rendering is a similar technique to plastering, and is the process by which a mix of lime, cement, sand and water is applied to external (and sometimes interior) walls to obtain a textured or smooth surface finish. Rendering is a popular method all over Europe and is especially common in the Mediterranean region. A rendered finish has some fire resisting properties and is water resistant, although it's largely employed for cosmetic purposes. While it is quite possible to paint a rendered surface, a much better option is to mix colour into the render itself, giving a more long lasting, durable end result.

Pebble Dashing Crowborough: While it is not everyone's cup of tea pebbledashing has been around for many years and used to protect and decorate the external walls of dwellings in Crowborough. There are pebbledashing specialists around, but usually Crowborough plasterers will happily do this kind of job for you. Pebbledashing (or pebble dashing) is a form of exterior wall covering that usually consists of a couple of layers of a base coat made from sand and lime onto which small pebbles, gravel or shells are pressed to create a decorative, tough and maintenance free finish on both new and refurbished buildings.

Plasterboarding Crowborough (Dry Lining): Some plasterers in Crowborough also provide dry lining services, which will be needed in a lot of home improvement jobs. Dry lining is the name of the process by which plasterboard is attached to Gypframe metal framing, a brickwork or masonry surface or a wood studding or joist to form a wall surface that does not have to be plastered. While you could decorate the plasterboard finish after a bit of filling, normally most folks elect to have the plasterboard skimmed with a thin plaster coat to give it a smoother and harder finish. As for fittings, when fixing to a metal Gypframe Jack-Point self drilling, self tapping screws are used, when fixing plasterboard to timber stud or joists, nails or drywall screws are used and when fixing to a masonry or brick wall "dot and dab" bonding compound is used.

Plaster Crowborough: Plaster is a common building material that is used for decorating or protecting ceilings and walls in Crowborough, and for the production of decorative components. In the UK the term "plaster" typically pertains to a material that's utilized on the inside of buildings, while the material used on exterior surfaces is referred to as "render". The most common types of plaster mostly contain either gypsum, lime, or cement, though all basically work in the same way. Plaster is is produced in powdered form and when required, is simply blended with water to make a stiff but easy to work paste just before application. The reactions between the plaster and water generates heat through crystallization and the mixture subsequently becomes hard. (Tags: Plastering Crowborough, Render Crowborough, Plaster Crowborough)

Crowborough plastering specialists can usually help you with fire and flood renovations, ceiling replacements, float and set plastering, drywall taping, artexing a ceiling or wall, dry lining and plastering ceilings, interior screeding and rendering, repairing holes in ceilings and walls, ceiling crack repairs, ceiling roses and cornices, stud partitions, the rendering of blockwork and other plastering work in Crowborough, East Sussex.

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A swift browse on a business directory highlighted the following results for "plasterers Crowborough East Sussex": Martin & Bowles Ltd TN6 1ST, Webb Drylining Ltd TN6 2BB, C Patching Services Ltd TN6 2BJ.

A few Crowborough locations served by Crowborough plasterers: Starfield, Coopers Wood, Alexandra Villas, Southridge Road, Tollwood Park, St Johns Close, Charity Farm Way, Dodshill, Crowborough Hill, Beeches Road, Bainden Close, Spion Kop, Alderbrook Close, Croham Road, Beacon Gardens, Station Road, Aviemore Road, Swift Close, Cornford Close, Clackhams Lane, Courtlands Place, Chant Lane, Chapel Green, Bramble Croft, Springhead Way, Burdett Road, Treblers Road.

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