Plastering Newtownabbey

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

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Most home improvement projects will require some plastering work to be carried out, even small jobs. It could be installing coving or mouldings before decorating, skimming some dry lining, plastering over an old artexed ceiling or latex screeding. The fact is, it might possibly be any of a number of plastering related tasks.

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The most important detail is to hire a plasterer who knows what they're doing and has a portfolio of successfully accomplished jobs that they can allow you to study. You don't want to get landed with a bunch of "cowboys" doing your plastering. Though it may not always be immediately apparent, poor quality plastering can lead to huge problems down the line.

It's when the painting and decorating begins that any defects become blindingly obvious to the naked eye. Any uneven plastered surface will look even worse in bright sunshine. So, make sure you only consider experienced plasterers in Newtownabbey.

Being simply a base onto which other materials are applied, means that plastered surfaces must be level and smooth above all else. An irregular plastered surface will lead to serious complications with the fitting of kitchen units, the fitting of skirting boards, the tiling of wall surfaces and the painting and wallpapering of the surfaces.

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Experienced Newtownabbey plasterers have their reputations to keep up and will always seek to get the perfect finish directly from the trowel, whenever possible. It shouldn't ever be necessary to use electric sanders on newly plastered ceilings and walls, just a quick rub down with a fine paper before decorating. If the plastering has not been done correctly, forceful sanding may be needed, and this calls the plasterers skills into question. You should be very suspicious if you see the electric sanding machines coming out or their boxes.

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Plasterers perform many tasks but among the most common these days, is plastering over artexed ceilings. Artex was at its height of popularity in Newtownabbey during the 70's and 80's, but today it is not so fashionable. Your Newtownabbey plasterer will gladly cover up those old artex ceilings and get your home looking fresh and contemporary once again. It might be that you actually like artex and may want your flat, featureless ceilings transformed by applying this material. Most Newtownabbey plasterers will be just as willing do this for you.

Rendering Newtownabbey: Rendering is similar in technique to plastering, and is the process whereby a mix of sand, lime, cement and water is applied to exterior (and sometimes internal) walls to achieve a smooth or textured surface. Rendering is a popular method all around Europe and is particularly widespread in the Mediterranean countries. A rendered finish has some fire retarding qualities and is waterproof, although it is generally used for cosmetic purposes. While it is quite possible to apply paint to a rendered wall, a more effective solution is to mix colour into the render itself, giving a more long lasting, durable end result. (Tags: Rendering Newtownabbey, Renderers Newtownabbey)

Pebble Dashing Newtownabbey: Although it is not everyone's cup of tea pebbledashing has been used for many years to protect and decorate the outsides of homes in Newtownabbey, Northern Ireland. There are pebbledashing specialists around, but usually Newtownabbey plasterers will be willing to do this type of work for you. Pebble dashing (or pebbledashing) is a type of external wall coating usually consisting of 2 layers of a base made from sand and lime into which small gravel or pebbles are firmly pressed to create a robust, maintenance free and attractive finish on both refurbished and new homes.

Dry Lining Newtownabbey (Plasterboarding): Several plasterers in Newtownabbey also provide dry lining services, which are required in a lot of improvement projects around the home. Dry lining is the procedure by which plasterboard is attached to a brick surface, a metal frame or a wood studding or joist to create a wall surface that does not have to be plastered. While you can paint or decorate the plasterboard surface itself, in reality most people elect to get the plasterboard skimmed with a thin coat of plaster afterwards to give it an extra smooth finish. As for fittings, when fixing to a masonry or brick wall the "dot and dab" method is used, when fixing plasterboard to timber studding or joists, nails or drywall screws are used and when fixing to a metal frame Jack-Point self drilling, self tapping screws are used.

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