Plastering Maldon

Maldon Plasterers: Whether you are thinking about having a small section of plaster repaired, a whole room plastered or need the plastering of your entire home in Maldon, you will need an experienced and professional plasterer to handle the project for you. Plastering is not really a job you can do yourself, it takes years of practise to master.

Plastering work needs to be done on a variety of home improvement projects, even modest ones. It could be fitting mouldings or coving before decorating, plastering over an old artexed ceiling, plaster repair prior to tiling or plaster skimming dry lining. In truth, it could possibly be any one of a multitude of plastering related jobs.

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Any decent Maldon plasterers will carry a portfolio (or at least some photos) of successfully completed jobs, ask to see it so you can make sure they know their stuff. For this type of work, you don't want to be employing "cowboys". Even inferior plastering can sometimes look reasonable at first, but as work progresses, the problems start.

Any defects in your newly plastered ceilings and walls will soon show up when a coat of paint is applied. Defective surfaces become even more emphasized in bright daylight. You'll avoid such problems by only picking from experienced plasterers in Maldon.

Being merely a base onto which other materials are applied, means that plastered surfaces must be flat and smooth above all else. A shoddily plastered surface may lead to major problems with the painting of walls and ceilings, the installation of kitchen units, the fitting of skirtings and any area of tiling (bathrooms or kitchens).

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The aim of the most experienced Maldon plasterers is to get a perfect, polished finish straight from the trowel, and you should expect nothing less. A quick rub down before decorating is all that a plastered ceiling or wall should need, it should never require sanding. In actual fact, if any significant amount of sanding is required, you can assume that your plasterer was not as skillful as you imagined. If electric sanders are being used you might want to check out the quality of the plastering meticulously.

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Covering up an artex ceiling, is one of a plasterers most frequently requested tasks nowadays. At the height of fashion during the 70's and 80's, artex is less desirable in Maldon properties today. To give your ceilings that sleek and contemporary look once more, most plasterers in Maldon will jump at the chance to cover them with plaster. If you are more retro in your taste, you may want to give your currently smooth ceilings some character by actually putting on some artex.

Screeding in Maldon

Screeding Maldon: A number of plasterers in Maldon will also offer screeding services, whereby a smooth, level floor surface is formed using a cement mix. Screeding is generally put on top of a concrete sub-floor to receive a floor finish (such as carpet, vinyl, tiles or floor boards), to cover underfloor heating pipes or to be used as a finished hardwearing floor surface. An effectively laid screed can help to lengthen the life of a floor and positively affect its quality, durability and finish. Hand mixing screed should only be used for smaller areas, in all other cases a screed pump should be used to swiftly guarantee a smooth, even mixture of sand and cement and to transport (pump) this fine mix straight to its required location, avoiding the need for paraphernalia like wheelbarrows and such like. (Tags: Screeding Maldon, Screeders Maldon, Floor Screeding Maldon)

Pebble Dashing Maldon: Although it is not to everyones taste pebbledashing has been around for many years and used to decorate and protect the outside walls of properties in Essex. There are pebbledashing specialists around, but quite often Maldon plasterers will gladly do this type of job for you. Pebbledashing (or pebble dashing) is a kind of external wall coating normally consisting of a couple of layers of a base made from lime and sand into which small pebbles or gravel are pressed to form a decorative, tough and maintenance free finish on both new and renovated structures. (Tags: Pebble Dashing Maldon, Pebble Dashers Maldon)

Plasterboarding Maldon (Dry Lining): Some plasterers in Maldon also offer dry lining services (plasterboarding), which are required in a lot of improvement projects around the home. Dry lining is the name of the process where plasterboard is affixed to a timber studding or joist, a brickwork surface or a metal frame to form a wall surface that doesn't need plastering. Whilst you could decorate the plasterboard surface as it is, normally most people choose to have the plasterboard skimmed with a fine plaster coat to give it that extra special, smooth finish. As for fittings, when fixing plasterboard to timber studding or joists, drywall screws or nails are used, when fixing to a metal Gypframe self-drilling, self tapping (Jack-Point screws) are used and when fixing to a brickwork wall the "dot and dab" method is used. (Tags: Dry Lining Maldon, Dry Liners Maldon, Plasterboarding Maldon)

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