Plastering Royton

Royton Plasterers: Whether you are looking to have a small area of plaster repaired, a whole room plastered or need the plastering of your entire property in Royton, you will need a seasoned and professional plasterer to handle the project for you. If you're extremely confident you could try doing it yourself, but be aware, plastering takes many years of practise to master.

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A lot of home improvement projects will require some plastering work to be done, even smaller jobs. It may be plaster skimming a partition, re-plastering a ceiling, plaster repair before tiling or installing mouldings or coving before decorating. In truth, it may possibly be any of hundreds of plastering related chores.

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Ask to see some photos of previously completed work when interviewing prospective Royton plasterers, anyone that knows their stuff will be glad to do this and have nowt to hide. For this type of work, you want to avoid hiring "cowboys", no matter what. Shoddy plastering can lead to huge complications down the line, and it may not even be apparent until the decorating starts.

When a splash of paint is applied to your freshly plastered walls and ceilings, the defects will become glaringly obvious. Your freshly plastered surfaces will probably look even worse with the sun shining on them. There are plenty of good plasterers in Royton, so make sure you pick a competent one.

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 area may cause severe complications with the painting and wallpapering of ceilings and walls, the fitting of skirtings, bathroom or kitchen tiling and the fitting of kitchen units.

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With plastering it is preferable to get a polished finish, straight from the trowel, and this is what you can usually expect from the best Royton plasterers. A plastered ceiling or wall should never need to be sanded down to get a good finish, it should only require a quick rub with fine glasspaper before it is decorated. If a lot of sanding is taking place, the plastering wasn't done properly in the first place. There is definately something amiss with your plasterer, if you hear the buzz of electric sanding machines.

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One of the most regular tasks for plasterers these days, is plastering over artexed ceilings. During the 1970's and 80's, artex was the "in" finish for ceilings in Royton, right now that is not the case. Your Royton plasterer will gladly cover up those old artexed ceilings and get your home looking fresh and modern once again. It might be that you actually like artex and may want your flat, featureless ceilings transformed by applying this material. Most plasterers will be just as glad do this for you.

Screeding Royton: Certain plasterers in Royton can also provide screeding services, whereby a smooth, level floor surface is formed using a sand and cement mix. Screeding is generally applied on top of a concrete sub-floor to take on the final floor finish, to cover underfloor heating pipes or to be used as a finished hardwearing floor surface. A properly laid screed can significantly lengthen the life of the complete floor and positively affect its finish, quality and durability. The mixing of screed by hand should only be used where small areas are involved, and preferably a screed pump should be used to swiftly ensure a smooth, even mix of cement and sand and to transport (pump) this perfect mix straight to its required location, avoiding the use of paraphernalia like wheelbarrows and such. (Tags: Screeding Royton, Screeders Royton, Floor Screeding Royton)

Dry Lining Royton (Plasterboarding): Certain plasterers in Royton also offer dry lining services (plasterboarding), which are needed in plenty of home improvement jobs. Dry lining is the name of the process where plasterboard is affixed to a brick surface, metal framing or a timber studding to create a wall surface that does not need plastering. Whilst you could decorate or paint the plasterboard finish itself, in general most folks opt to have the plasterboard skimmed with a fine layer of plaster afterwards to give it a harder and smoother finish. As for fittings, when fixing plasterboard to timber joists or studding, drywall screws or nails are used, when fixing to a metal frame Jack-Point self drilling, self tapping screws are used and when fixing to a brick or masonry wall "dot and dab" drywall adhesive is used.

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