Plasterers Sutton Coldfield

Sutton Coldfield Plasterers: If you have some plastering that needs doing in your home in Sutton Coldfield, you'll be looking for a skilled and professional plasterer to do a good job on your behalf. It doesn't matter if it is just a small patch, a whole room or your entire property, it is important that you get a decent tradesman. Plastering is not really a job you can do yourself, it can take years of practise to perfect.

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When trying to achieve a variety of home improvement jobs, you have to consider the likelihood of plastering work being required. It might be screeding, skimming some dry lining, re-plastering a ceiling or fitting coving or mouldings before decorating. In truth, it may be any one of a large number of plastering related jobs.

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Viewing a portfolio of successfully accomplished work is a good way to judge the quality of any potential Sutton Coldfield plasterers, you need to find someone who knows what they are doing. Plastering requires an organised approach and should not be attempted by "cowboys". You could run into significant problems as work progresses when the quality of the plastering is substandard, and these are not always immediately apparent.

You'll soon become aware of any imperfections as soon as a coat of paint has gone onto the freshly plastered wall. When viewed in bright daylight, even more imperfections will show up on any defective surfaces. By choosing only from experienced plasterers in Sutton Coldfield, you will avoid this issue.

The key attribute of plastered surfaces is that they be smooth and flat, forming a level base for other materials to be applied to them. A badly plastered surface will lead to major complications with the tiling of wall surfaces, the decorating of ceilings and walls, the fitting of skirtings and the installation of kitchen units.

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With plastering it is preferable to get a perfect, polished finish, directly from the trowel, and this is what you can usually expect from skilled Sutton Coldfield plasterers. 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 any amount of strenuous sanding is needed to level out the plastered areas, they were not correctly done in the first place. If you see the electric sanding machines coming out you should be very wary.

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Covering up an artex ceiling, is one of a plasterers most commonly requested tasks in recent times. Currently out of favour in Sutton Coldfield, artex was the most popular decorative finish for ceilings during the 70's and 80's. To give your ceilings that sleek and contemporary look once more, most plasterers in Sutton Coldfield will be happy to cover them with plaster. If you are a bit retro in your taste, you might wish to give your currently smooth ceilings a little character by actually putting on some artex.

Rendering Sutton Coldfield: Rendering is a similar procedure to plastering, and is the process where a mix of sand, lime, cement and water is applied to exterior (and now and again internal) walls to achieve a textured or smooth surface. Rendering is popular throughout Europe and is particularly prevalent in the Mediterranean region. A rendered finish is water resistant and has some fire resisting properties, although it's generally employed for cosmetic purposes. While of course it is possible to apply paint to a rendered surface, a more effective option is to colour the render itself, giving a more durable, long lasting finish.

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Screeding Sutton Coldfield: Some plasterers in Sutton Coldfield also provide a floor screeding service, whereby a smooth, level floor surface is formed using a cement and sand mix. Screeding is typically applied on top of a concrete sub-floor to take on the final floor finish, to encase underfloor heating pipes or to be used as a finished hardwearing floor surface. An effectively laid screed can help to increase the lifespan of a floor and assure its durability, finish and quality. The hand mixing of screed is only suitable for smaller areas, in all other cases a screed pump should be used to speedily produce a smooth, even mixture of sand, cement and water and to transport (pump) this fine mix directly to its required location, avoiding the use of paraphernalia like wheelbarrows and such. There are a number of different sorts of floor screeding available in Sutton Coldfield, so you should enquire about which is appropriate for your particular project, you'll need to choose from traditional screed, fast drying screed, bonded screed, unbonded screed, structural screed, floor levelling compound and free-flowing screed.

Pebble Dashing Sutton Coldfield: Although it is not to everyones taste pebble dashing has been used for many years to decorate and protect the exteriors of houses in Sutton Coldfield, West Midlands. There are pebble dashing specialists around, but from time to time Sutton Coldfield plasterers will do this kind of work for you. Pebble dashing (or pebbledashing) is a kind of external wall coating typically consisting of two layers of a base coat made from lime and sand onto which small gravel, pebbles or shells are firmly pressed to form a robust, maintenance free and attractive finish on both refurbished and new structures.

Plasterboarding Sutton Coldfield (Dry Lining): A number of plasterers in Sutton Coldfield also provide dry lining services (plasterboarding), which will be required in a lot of home improvements. Dry lining is the name of the process by which plasterboard is attached to a wooden studding, metal Gypframe or a brickwork surface to create a wall surface that doesn't need plastering. Whilst you could paint or decorate the plasterboard finish itself after a bit of filling, in reality most people prefer to get the plasterboard skimmed with a thin layer of plaster afterwards to give it an extra smooth finish. As for fittings, when fixing to a brickwork or masonry wall "dot and dab" drywall adhesive is used, when fixing plasterboard to wood studding or joists, drywall screws or nails are used and when fixing to a metal frame self-drilling, self tapping (Jack-Point screws) are used.

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Some Sutton Coldfield locations covered by Sutton Coldfield plasterers: Beardmore Road, The Copse, Station Street, Sunningdale Close, Bodington Road, Chelsea Drive, Sherratt Close, Cherrywood Way, Bradgate Drive, Cotysmore Road, Sandpits Close, Calder Drive, Boswell Road, Canwell Drive, Denegate Close, Tamworth Road, Carhampton Road, Chester Road North, Slade Lane, Stephens Road, St Blaise Road, The Mount, Driffold, Cremorne Walk, St Martins Road, Birch Drive, Somerville Road, The Falcons, Bramcote Rise, Conchar Close.

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