Plasterers Kidlington

Kidlington Plasterers: Whenever you are engaged in home improvements or remodeling on your property or business in Kidlington it is pretty much certain that you'll either need to get some existing plaster walls patched up or some fresh plaster put onto. Now plastering is an extremely skillful occupation and whilst you might consider yourself fairly useful at odd jobs, it's not the type of project that you ought to try to do on your own, unless you're really confident in your abilities. This is even more important if ceilings need to be skimmed, since you'll probably get your house and yourself in quite a state if you should try this. You'd definately be better off calling in a competent plasterer to tackle this kind of job, and even though you should have no hassle identifying a plasterer in Kidlington, securing one who has the free time to fit your job in might be somewhat more difficult. Plasterers, much like many craftsmen, are usually in demand, and so if feasible aim to schedule the job at least a few months in advance.

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Many home restoration tasks will require some plastering work to be done, even small jobs. It will maybe be something like installing coving or decorative mouldings before decorating, latex screeding, plastering over artex or plaster skimming some dry lining. But obviously, any one of a number of plastering related tasks may be necessary.

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Before any work begins you must check out prospective Kidlington plasterers to see if they really know their stuff. Ask if you can see some images or a portfolio of completed projects. At all costs, you want to avoid using "cowboys" for work of this kind. You may have to deal with major complications as work progresses if the caliber of the plastering is sloppy, and these are not often immediately obvious.

Any defects will become glaringly obvious the moment some emulsion paint starts to be applied to your newly plastered ceilings and walls. In bright sunshine your defective plastered surfaces will seem even worse. To avoid issues like this, choose only from experienced plasterers in Kidlington.

Flat and smooth are the primary attributes of a plastered surface, since other materials or products will always be applied to it. It is fairly easy to fill and smooth off any little cracking and blemishes, however it's tricky to disguise fundamentally irregular surfaces. Hassles with fitting architraves, the painting of ceilings and walls, bathroom or kitchen tiling and the installation of kitchen units, can be caused by a shoddily plastered area.

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You can always tell the finest Kidlington plasterers because they invariably get a perfect, polished, directly from the trowel. Ceilings and walls which have been plastered by a specialist, should never need sanding down. You would be correct in thinking that the plastering hasn't been done to an acceptable standard if extensive sanding is necessary. If electric sanders are being employed you should check out the standard of the plastering thoroughly.

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Plasterers perform many tasks but one of the most commonplace in recent times, is plastering over old artexed ceilings. At present out of favour in Kidlington, artex was the most fashionable decorative finish for ceilings during the 1970's and 80's. Plastering over that artexed ceiling to make it look more fresh and contemporary is something that most plasterers in Kidlington will gladly do. If you're a bit retro in your taste, you may want to give your currently smooth ceilings a little character by actually putting on some artex.

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Pebble Dash

Pebble Dashing Kidlington Oxfordshire

A method that is regularly used to protect and spruce up the external walls of properties, pebbledash isn't a favourite with everyone in Kidlington. Plasterers will usually carry out this sort of work for you, however there are pebbledashing experts available. Perfect for both refurbished and new houses, pebble dash generally consists of a couple of layers of a base coat made from sand and lime onto which small gravel or pebbles are pressed to form a strong, maintenance free and decorative finish.

Artexing Kidlington

Artexing Kidlington Oxfordshire

Especially popular through the 1970's and 1980's, artex has long been an easy way to add a decorative finish to a plastered ceiling, and also to disguise uneven surfaces and cracks. Back in the day, there were so many tradesmen doing artexing that it was easy to find someone offering this type of service in Kidlington. Nowadays however, finding a plasterer who is prepared to do artexing is not quite as straightforward. No doubt the wide array of designs was the thing that made it so widely loved, and everybody seemed to have their own favourite, be it bark, stippled, swirl, hook & line, circles, criss-cross, basket weave, scroll, broken leather, medusa or pairs. Whatever your taste was, you would find an artex style to match. You can obviously still get ceilings done in all of these artex designs these days, just search for a local Kidlington plasterer who regularly carries out this kind of work, and not one which will just "give it a try", by doing this you can ensure that you'll get a good job made of it. Having said that, it ought to be mentioned that artex is fairly difficult to repair or patch and it's almost certainly because of this that its use waned. (Tags: Artex Kidlington, Artex Patching Kidlington, Artex Removal Kidlington, Artexing Kidlington, Artex Repairs Kidlington)

Decorative Plastering Services

As a method of embellishing and protecting wall surfaces, plastering has been around ever since the times of the ancient Greeks, Romans and Egyptians. The materials used would of course have been different in those long gone days, when combinations of mud and clay were applied. To limit the spread of fires in 13th century London, a form of plaster was spread on the internal walls of buildings and houses. Buildings of the Victorian and Georgian periods were widely emblazoned with mouldings made of plaster of paris or gypsum. Impressive decorative plaster effects by means of modern materials combined with age-old techniques can be created by talented plasterers today. This may include the application of brackets, niches, cornices, corbels, coving, ceiling roses and dentils.

Kidlington plastering specialists can normally help with ceiling overboarding, stud partitions, screeding driveways, rendering with sand and cement, skimming over plasterboard, the rendering of blockwork, damaged plaster restoration, dry lining and plastering walls, lath and plaster ceilings, false ceilings, polymer screeds, overskimming plaster ceilings, ceramic tiling, artex patching, ceiling crack repairs, floor screeding and levelling, coloured K Rend, ceiling roses and cornices, decorative mouldings, ceiling replacements, Venetian polish plastering, floor levelling, plastering over artex, blown plaster, tyrolean rendering, pebble dash repairs, dot and dab plasterboarding, repairing holes in ceilings and walls and other plastering work in Kidlington, Oxfordshire.

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Also find: Yarnton plasterers, Charlton on Otmoor plasterers, Thrupp plasterers, Woodstock plasterers, Weston on the Green plasterers, Cassington plasterers, Shipton on Cherwell plasterers, Bletchingdon plasterers, Bladon plasterers, Enslow plasterers, Oxford plasterers, Hampton Poyle plasterers, Gosford plasterers, Wolvercote plasterers, Begbroke plasterers and more.

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Some Kidlington locations covered by Kidlington plasterers: Spruce Road, Court Close, The Ridings, Laburnum Crescent, Croxford Gardens, Marlborough Close, Lyne Road, Banbury Road, Broad Close, White Way, Mulcaster Avenue, Holy Close, Queens Avenue, Foxdown Close, St Mary's Close, Osborne Close, Calves Close, Woodstock Road, Morrell Close, Manor Way, Crown Road, Basset Way, Partridge Place, Almond Avenue, Oak Drive, Langford Locks, Honor Close.

Places near Kidlington: Bletchingdon, Shipton on Cherwell, Cassington, Bladon, Yarnton, Woodstock, Gosford, Begbroke, Hampton Poyle, Wolvercote, Oxford, Weston on the Green, Enslow, Thrupp, Charlton on Otmoor.

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