Plasterers Neath

Neath Plasterers: Whether you have a small plastering task or a sizeable plastering project to be carried out on your home in Neath, you will need a qualified and professional plasterer to handle the work in a correct and proper manner. Unless you are very confident, plastering is not a job you should attempt yourself, mastering this art takes years of practise.

There are a lot of home improvement projects, even modest ones, which end up with some plastering work having to be done. It could be plaster skimming some dry lining, fitting coving or cornices before decorating, plastering over artex or latex screeding. The truth is, it could possibly be any of a large number of plastering related chores.

Plasterers Neath Wales

Any decent Neath plasterers will carry a portfolio (or at least some photographs) of successfully completed jobs, ask to see it so that you can make sure they know their stuff. This is not the sort of work you want to be giving to "cowboys". You will soon come to realise the many complications that can arise as a result of poor quality plastering.

The defects will soon show up on the freshly plastered wall the moment a coat of paint has been applied to it. They will probably look even worse with the sun shining on them. There are enough good plasterers in Neath, so be sure to track down an experienced one.

Smooth and flat are the primary attributes of a plastered surface, since other materials will always be applied to it. An unevenly plastered area could cause major issues with the fitting of skirtings, bathroom or kitchen tiling, the painting of ceilings and walls and the installation of kitchen units.

Plasterer Neath

Experienced Neath plasterers will get a perfect finish straight from the trowel. Sanding (particularly with machine tools) should never be necessary on newly plastered walls and ceilings, a quick rub down with fine paper is all that should be needed. If the plastering has not been done properly, forceful sanding may be needed, and calls the plasterers skills into question. If you hear the buzz of electric sanders, you need to do a thorough quality check.

Plastering and Coving Neath

Though you may call on the services of a plasterer for many tasks, a typical reason these days is for plastering over old artexed ceilings. A popular form of finish in Neath during the 1970's and 80's, artex is pretty much out of favour currently. Covering that old artex ceiling with plaster is something that most Neath plasterers will gladly do so as to make it look more fresh and modern. If the opposite is the case, then many plasterers will bring that 1970's style back again by slapping on a coat of artex.

Rendering Neath: Rendering is a similar technique to plastering, and is the process where a mixture of lime, cement, sand and water is applied to exterior (and occasionally internal) walls in order to achieve a textured or smooth surface. Rendering is a popular method throughout Europe and is particularly prevalent in the Mediterranean region. A rendered finish has some fire resisting properties and is waterproof, though it's principally employed for cosmetic purposes. While it is acceptable to paint a rendered surface, a better solution is to mix colour into the render itself, giving a more durable, long lasting finish. (Tags: Rendering Neath, Renderers Neath)

Screeder Neath

Screeding Neath: A few plasterers in Neath can also offer floor screeding services, whereby a smooth, level floor surface is formed using a cement mix. Screeding is normally put on top of a concrete sub-floor to take on the final floor finish, to be used as a finished hardwearing floor surface or to cover underfloor heating pipes. A properly laid screed can extend the life of the complete floor and establish its durability, quality and finish. The mixing of screed by hand must only be used where smaller areas are involved, and preferably a proper screed pump should be employed to quickly guarantee an even, smooth blend of sand, cement and water and to transport (pump) this perfect mix straight to where its needed, avoiding the use of wheelbarrows and other equipment. There are several different types of floor screeding available in Neath, so you should ask about which is appropriate for your project, you will need to choose from unbonded screed, free-flowing screed, traditional screed, bonded screed, fast drying screed, floor levelling compound and structural screed. (Tags: Floor Screeding Neath, Screeders Neath, Screeding Neath)

Artexing Neath WalesArtexing Neath: Whilst most common in the Seventies and Eighties artex remains an easy way to enhance the look of a ceiling, especially a cracked or shabby one. It isn't quite so straightforward to track down a plasterer that will do artexing presently, whereby a few years ago you would find lots of tradespeople who did little else but apply artex and do artex removal. The thing that helped its popularity was the large selection of styles and designs that it could be fashioned in, and it seemed to be the case that everyone had their favourite style, maybe it was swirl, bark, broken leather, basket & flowers, scroll, stipple, medusa, circles, criss-cross, hook & line or pairs. No matter what your taste, there seemed to be a design of artex to suit. Obviously you can still get ceilings done in all of these designs these days, just locate a local Neath plasterer who regularly carries out this sort of work, rather that one who'll just "have a try", by doing this you should be certain that you will get a good job made of it. The one drawback of artex, and what probably brought about its drop in popularity, is it's quite tricky to patch or repair. (Tags: Artex Repairs Neath, Artexing Neath, Artex Neath, Artex Patching Neath, Artex Removal Neath)

Neath plastering specialists will likely help with ceiling crack repairs, overskimming plasterwork, artex removal and repair, dry lining and skimming walls, stud partitions, repairing holes in ceilings and walls, lime rendering, float and set plastering, lath and plaster ceilings, screeding driveways, ceiling replacements, the rendering of brick and other plastering work in Neath, Wales.

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A swift look on the web for "plasterers Neath" returned these results: Nigel Bartlett SA11 1TY, Ward Jones Liquid Screed SA11 3AL, LM Plastering SA11 3DR.

Some Neath roads served by Neath plasterers: Springfield Road, Chain Walk, Cyd Terrace, Coed Du Road, Cuthbertson Street, Derwen Fawr, Derifach, Christopher Road, Carey Walk, The Highlands, Tonna Uchaf, Cardonnel Road, Cory Street, Tyla Road, Brynteg, Alder Road, Ardwyn Terrace, Crymlyn Parc, The Rick Yard, Cae Derw, Afon-y-felin, Alfred Street, Abbotts Walk, The Croft, Compton Avenue, St Margarets Avenue, Tai Bank, Clydach Avenue.

Places near Neath: Baglan, Winch Wen, Llandarcy, Tonna, Swansea, Crynant, Bryn, Jersey Marine, Llansamlet, Resolven, Tonmawr, Cadoxton, Clydach, Bryncoch, Glais, Cimla, Ponthydyfen, Cilfrew, Briton Ferry, Cwmafan, Skewen, Birchgrove.

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