Plasterers Letchworth

Letchworth Plasterers: Plastering jobs come in all sizes and shapes and no matter how large or small, you'll want to locate a skilled and professional plasterer to work on your property in Letchworth. Perfecting the art of plastering can take many years of practise, so it isn't a job you can do yourself unless you are really confident in what you're doing.

There aren't that many home improvement projects that do not involve at least a bit of plastering work. It could be installing coving or decorative mouldings before decorating, plastering over artex, skimming a partition or latex screeding. In truth, it might possibly be any of dozens of plastering related chores.

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There are various ways to find out if prospective Letchworth plasterers know their stuff, one approach is to ask for a portfolio of past jobs. This is not the type of work you want to be trusting to "cowboys". Though it may not always be immediately apparent, shoddy plastering can lead to big complications as work progresses.

The imperfections will soon show up on the freshly plastered wall as soon as a coat of paint has gone onto it. Defective surfaces become even more accentuated in bright sunshine. There are enough good plasterers in Letchworth, so be sure to track down a competent one.

Flat and smooth are the key attributes of a plastered surface, because other materials will always be applied to it. A poorly plastered surface may cause serious complications with fitting skirting boards, the tiling of wall surfaces, the painting and decorating of the surfaces and the fitting of kitchen units.

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With plastering it is preferable to get the perfect finish, straight from the trowel, and this is what you can usually expect from the most skillful Letchworth plasterers. It shouldn't ever be necessary to use electric sanding machines on freshly plastered walls and ceilings, just a quick rub down with a fine paper before decorating. You might reasonably anticipate some areas that need a little attention with sandpaper, but not to any significant degree. The alarm bells should definitely be ringing out if electric sanding machines are being utilized with any regularity.

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A common reason for calling in a plasterer nowadays, is to plaster over an artex ceiling. Artex was at its height of popularity in Letchworth during the seventies and eighties, but at present it is seen as trendy. Plastering over that dated artex ceiling to make it look more sleek and modern is something that most plasterers in Letchworth will jump at the chance to do. If however, you want to bring a bit of that old style back into your home, most plasterers will be just as glad to apply artex as they are to plaster over it.

Rendering Letchworth: Rendering is similar in technique to plastering, and is the process by which a mix of cement, lime, sand and water is applied to external (and occasionally interior) walls in order to achieve a textured or smooth surface. Rendering is very popular across Europe and is especially common in the Mediterranean region. A rendered finish has some fire resistant qualities and is water resistant, although it's largely employed for cosmetic purposes. While of course it is possible to paint a rendered surface, a more effective solution is to colour the render itself, giving a more long lasting, durable end result.

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Some Letchworth streets served by Letchworth plasterers: The Maltings Norton Hall Farm, Creamery Court, Boscombe Court, Danescroft, Sherwood, The Link, The Glade, Station Parade, The Crescent, The Ridge, Broadway, Beech Hill, The Arcade, Cashio Lane, Briar Patch Lane, The Mews Norton Hall Farm, Amor Way, Burnell Rise, The Meads, Bell Acre, Shott Lane, St Marys Close, The Rickyard Norton Hall Farm, Barrington Road, Blackhorse Road, Crossleys.

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