Plastering Jarrow

Jarrow Plasterers: When there's plastering work to be done on your property in Jarrow, whether small or large, you should be calling on a qualified and professional plasterer to accomplish this task. Mastering the art of plastering can take many years of practise, so it isn't a job you can do yourself unless you are very confident in what you are doing.

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Some plastering work is often needed, even on smaller home improvement jobs. It may be screeding, re-plastering a ceiling, skimming a partition or fitting cornices or coving before decorating. In fact, it could be any one of dozens of plastering related chores.

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Before any work starts you need to check out prospective Jarrow plasterers to see if they know their stuff. Ask to see some photos or a portfolio of completed projects. You do not want to get landed with a bunch of "cowboys" doing your plastering. Significant problems can result from shoddy plastering, as you will quickly come to realise.

Any defects in your freshly plastered ceilings and walls will soon show up when a splash of paint is applied. Even more so, with the sunlight shining onto the freshly plastered surfaces. So, make sure you only consider competent plasterers in Jarrow.

Being merely a base onto which other materials are applied, means that plastered surfaces must be level and smooth above all else. An irregular plastered area can cause serious issues with the painting and wallpapering of walls and ceilings, the fitting of skirting boards, kitchen or bathroom tiling and the installation of kitchen units.

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What you really need is the perfect finish straight from the trowel, and the best Jarrow plasterers can be trusted to produce results like this. A quick rub down before decorating is all that a plastered ceiling or wall should need, it should never require sanding. If any amount of vigorous sanding is needed to smooth the plastered areas, they were not properly done in the first place. If electric sanders are being used you should check the quality of the work thoroughly.

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Plastering over artexed ceilings is among the most common reasons for calling in plasterers these days. Many properties in Jarrow had ceilings that were coated with artex during the 70's and 80's, when it was the height of fashion. To make your artex ceiling look more sleek and contemporary, most plasterers in Jarrow will gladly plaster over it. Those of you who are more retro in taste might want your artex ceilings restored and brought back to their former glory.

Pebble Dashing Jarrow: Some folks love it and some folks hate it but pebble dashing has been around for many years and used to protect and decorate the exteriors of homes in Jarrow, Tyne and Wear. There are people who specialise in pebble dashing out there, but now and again Jarrow plasterers will be willing to do this kind of work for you. Pebbledashing (or pebble dashing) is a kind of external wall covering which usually consists of 2 layers of a base made of lime and sand onto which small gravel or pebbles are pressed to create an attractive, robust and maintenance free finish on both refurbished and new houses.

Dry Lining Jarrow: Quite a few plasterers in Jarrow also provide dry lining services (plasterboarding), which will be required in a lot of improvement projects. Dry lining is the procedure by which plasterboard is affixed to a brick or masonry surface, a timber studding or joist or metal Gypframe to create a wall surface that doesn't need plastering. While you can decorate the plasterboard surface itself after a bit of filling, in reality most people like to have the plasterboard skimmed with a thin plaster coat afterwards to give it that extra special, smooth finish. As for fittings, when fixing to a metal frame self-tapping (or Jack-Point screws) are used, when fixing to a brick or masonry wall "dot and dab" adhesive is used and when fixing plasterboard to wooden studding or joists, drywall screws or nails are used.

Jarrow plastering specialists can normally help you with fire and flood restorations, exterior screeding and rendering, cornices and ceiling roses, float and set plastering, repairing holes in walls and ceilings, wet dashing, plastering over artex, lay in grid suspended ceilings, skimming over brick, drywall installation and repair, asbestos testing, lime rendering, monocouche rendering, stud partitions and other plastering work in Jarrow, Tyne and Wear.

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