Plasterers Harrow

Harrow Plasterers: Whether you have a small plastering task or a sizeable plastering project to be done on your home in Harrow, you'll need an experienced and professional plasterer to handle the work in a correct and proper manner. It is not advisable to attempt plastering yourself, since it is a craft that takes many years to master.

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Most home improvement projects will require some plastering work to be done, even modest jobs. It may be plaster repair prior to tiling, skimming dry lining, rendering a brick wall or installing coving or cornices before decorating. In fact, it could be any of a number of plastering related chores.

Plasterers Harrow Greater London

Viewing a portfolio of successfully completed work is a good way to determine the quality of any prospective Harrow plasterers, you need to find someone who knows what they're up to. This is not the kind of work you want to be trusting to "cowboys". Even poor quality plastering can sometimes look tolerable at first glance, but later on, the problems start.

Any defects in your newly plastered ceilings and walls will soon show up when a splash of paint is applied. They'll look even worse with the sun shining on them. To avoid problems like this, pick only from experienced plasterers in Harrow.

Smooth and level are the main attributes of a plastered surface, because other materials will always be applied to it. A poorly plastered area could cause serious problems with the fitting of kitchen units, any area of tiling (kitchens or bathrooms), the fitting of skirting boards and the painting of ceilings and walls.

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The most experienced Harrow plasterers will get a perfect finish right from the trowel. You should never need to sand down a plastered ceiling or wall apart from a quick rub down before decorating. You would be right in thinking that the plastering hasn't been done to a satisfactory standard if extensive sanding is necessary. Be very wary of re-hiring plasterers who make regular use of electric sanders.

Plastering and Coving Harrow

Though you might call on the services of a plasterer for many tasks, a typical reason in recent times is for plastering over old artexed ceilings. A popular decorative finish for ceilings in Harrow during the seventies and eighties, the popularity of artex has decreased recently. Covering that artex ceiling with plaster is something that most Harrow plasterers will be happy to do so as to make it look more fresh and modern. It could be that you actually love artex and may want your smooth ceilings transformed by applying this material. Most plasterers will be just as willing do this for you.

Rendering Harrow: Rendering is a similar technique to plastering, and is the process whereby a mix of lime, cement, sand and water is applied to external (and sometimes internal) walls in order to achieve a textured or smooth surface finish. Rendering is popular across Europe and is particularly common in the Mediterranean countries. A rendered finish has some fire retarding qualities and is waterproof, although it is predominately used for cosmetic purposes. While of course it is possible to paint a rendered surface, an even better option is to mix colour into the render itself, giving a more durable, long lasting result.

Dry Lining Harrow (Plasterboarding): Many plasterers in Harrow also provide dry lining services (plasterboarding), which will be needed in a lot of home improvement jobs. Dry lining is the name of the process by which plasterboard is mounted on Gypframe metal framing, a brickwork surface or a wood studding to form a wall surface that does not have to be plastered. Whilst you can paint or decorate the plasterboard surface itself after a bit of filling, usually most folks choose to get the plasterboard skimmed with a fine layer of plaster afterwards to give it a harder and smoother finish. As for fittings, when fixing to a metal frame self-drilling, self tapping (Jack-Point screws) are used, when fixing plasterboard to timber joists or studding, drywall screws or nails are used and when fixing to a masonry or brick wall the "dot and dab" method is used. (Tags: Plasterboarding Harrow, Dry Lining Harrow, Dry Liners Harrow)

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Some Harrow streets covered by Harrow plasterers: Spencer Road, Apsley Close, Althorpe Road, Brandreth Court, Bradenham Road, Sherwood Road, Broadlawns Court, Thornley Drive, College Close, Chantry Close, Beaumont Avenue, Scott Crescent, Cymbeline Court, Cross Road, Suffolk Road, Dorchester Way, Stuart Avenue, Courtenay Gardens, Bedford Road, Drinkwater Road, Daintry Close, Dominion Parade, Alexandra Close, Sefton Avenue, Colton Road, The Leys, The Drive, Astall Close, Colbeck Road, Ashbourne Avenue.

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