Plasterers Ely

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

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Many home improvement projects will need some plastering work to be done, even modest jobs. It could be installing coving or cornices before decorating, skimming dry lining, latex screeding or plastering over artex. In reality, it could be any of hundreds of plastering related chores.

Plasterers Ely

Any decent Ely plasterers will carry a portfolio (or at least some pictures) of successfully accomplished jobs, ask to see it so you can make sure they know their stuff. You should avoid hiring "cowboys" for this kind of work, no matter what. Even shoddy plastering can sometimes look reasonable at first, but later on, the problems start.

The imperfections will soon manifest on the freshly plastered wall the moment a coat of paint has been applied to it. In bright sunlight your substandard plastered surfaces will look even worse. By using decent plasterers in Ely, you should hopefully avoid problems like this.

Being smooth and level is the most important thing for plastered surfaces, because they are just a base onto which other materials are applied. A badly plastered surface may cause major issues with the fitting of kitchen units, the fitting of architraves, the decorating of ceilings and walls and kitchen or bathroom tiling.

Plasterer Ely

The main thing that you can expect from the busiest Ely plasterers is the perfect 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 finished plastering needs vigorous sanding, you know that it hasn't been done correctly. You should be very wary if you see the power sanders coming out or their boxes.

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One of the most commonplace tasks for plasterers these days, is plastering over old artex ceilings. Today somewhat out of favour in Ely, artex was the most widely used decorative finish for ceilings during the seventies and eighties. Those old artexed ceilings can be made to look sleek and contemporary once again by calling in your Ely plasterer to cover them up. If you are a bit retro in your taste, you may want to give your currently smooth ceilings some character by actually putting on some artex.

Rendering Ely: Rendering is a similar procedure to plastering, and is the process whereby a mix of sand, lime, cement and water is applied to external (and occasionally internal) walls to achieve a textured or smooth surface finish. Rendering is extremely popular all over Europe and is especially common in the Mediterranean countries. A rendered finish has some fire retarding qualities and is waterproof, though it's predominately employed for cosmetic purposes. While it is of course possible to apply paint to a rendered wall, a better option is to mix colour into the render itself, giving a more long lasting, durable end result. (Tags: Rendering Ely, Renderers Ely)

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Screeding Ely: Many plasterers in Cambridgeshire also offer screeding services, whereby a smooth, level floor surface is created using a cement mix. Screeding is generally put on over a rougher concrete sub-floor to receive an appropriate floor finish (such as tiles, floor boards or carpet), to be used as a finished hardwearing floor surface or to cover underfloor heating pipes. A properly laid screed can help to extend the lifespan of the complete floor and positively affect its quality, durability and finish. The hand mixing of screed should only be used for smaller areas, and preferably a proper screed pump should be used to speedily guarantee an even, smooth mix of sand, cement and water and to transport (pump) this fine mix directly to its exact location, avoiding the need for wheelbarrows and similar paraphernalia. There are several different kinds of floor screeding available in Ely, therefore you need to enquire about which is suitable for your particular project, you'll need to pick from bonded screed, fast drying screed, traditional screed, structural screed, floor levelling compound, free-flowing screed and unbonded screed.

Dry Lining Ely (Plasterboarding): Several plasterers in Ely also provide dry lining services, which will be required in plenty of home improvements. Dry lining is the process where plasterboard is attached to Gypframe metal framing, a brickwork or masonry surface or a wooden studding or joist to create a wall surface that doesn't need plastering. Whilst you may decorate the plasterboard surface after a bit of filling, usually most folks choose to have the plasterboard skimmed with a fine plaster coat afterwards to give it that extra special, smooth finish. As for fittings, when fixing to a brick or masonry wall the "dot and dab" method is used, when fixing plasterboard to timber studding or joists, nails or drywall screws are used and when fixing to a metal Gypframe self-drilling, self tapping (Jack-Point screws) are used. (Tags: Dry Lining Ely, Plasterboarding Ely, Dry Liners Ely)

Artexing Ely CambridgeshireArtexing Ely: Although most popular through the 1970's and 1980's artex is still a good way to enhance the appearance of ceilings, in particular shabby or cracked ones. It isn't quite so simple to track down a plasterer that will deal with artexing at the moment, whereby at one time you would find many tradespeople who did very little else but apply artex and do artex patching. What raised its popularity was possibly the large range of designs and styles that it was applied in, and it appeared to be the case that everybody had their favourite, perhaps it was criss-cross, hook & line, basket, medusa, pairs, circle, swirl, scroll, bark, stippled or broken leather. No matter what your taste was, there seemed to be a design of artex to suit. Obviously you can still get all of these artex styles these days, simply find a local Ely plasterer who regularly executes this type of work, rather that one who'll basically "give it a try", by doing this you can be certain that you're going to get a good job done of it. The only pitfall with artex, and what probably led to its drop in popularity, is it's really difficult to patch or repair.

Ely plastering specialists will likely help with polymer screeds, screeding concrete floors, skimming plasterwork, dry lining and skimming walls, the rendering of concrete blocks, metal studding partitioning, damaged plaster restoration, repairing holes in walls and ceilings, lath and plaster ceilings, floor screeding and bull floating, fire and flood renovations, rendering with sand and cement and other plastering work in Ely, Cambridgeshire.

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Latest Cambridgeshire plastering projects: In Great Paxton Mr Niall Luke needs a plasterer who can screed his utility room floor, Luis Milner in Helpston, Cambridgeshire needs to find somebody to remove some artex, Mr and Mrs Forsyth are searching for a plasterer in Caldecote to re-skim their living room area, Marco Ballard wanted a plasterer in Warboys, Cambridgeshire to do some fancy plastering, In Over Mrs Cadi Croft needs a plasterer who can dot and dab her bedroom, Hadiya Cunningham was in need of a plasterer in Downham, Cambridgeshire to skim a wall, In Whittlesford, Cambridgeshire Elsie-Mae Mcghee needs a plasterer to plaster her lounge, Bruce O brien and Ayana Crane in Shepreth need to find somebody to pebble dash their detached house, Arian Farmer from Haslingfield, Cambridgeshire wants to hire somebody who can skim some plasterboard, In Northborough Mr and Mrs Booth need a plasterer who can dry line their living room area

A recent look on Yell turned up the following results for "plasterers Ely": S & J Plastering CB6 2HX, Dampex Construction CB6 2XE, C B Property Maintenance CB6 2JR.

Some Ely streets covered by Ely plasterers: Arundell, Cracknell Drove, Bellairs, Cannon Street, Sycamore Place, Butchers Row, Barton Square, Suffolk Close, Spencer Croft, Churchill Court, Simeon Close, Butts Lane, The Drove, Beech Close, Sutton Road, Station Drove, Ship Lane, Cloverfield Drive, The Cotes, St Peters Place, Corner Close, Brays Lane, Dean Peacock Court, Stuntney Causeway, The Slade, California, Seppings Close, Clarkes Lane, Bridge Road.

Places near Ely: Littleport, Isleham, Prickwillow, Haddenham, Kennyhill, Queen Adelaide, Little Thetford, Little Downham, Soham, Burnt Fen, Witchford, Witcham, Coveney, Mepal, Stretham, Chettisham.

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