Plastering Torquay

Torquay Plasterers: Plastering jobs come in all shapes and sizes and no matter how big or small, you'll want to locate a skilled and professional plasterer to work on your property in Torquay. It is not advisable to attempt plastering yourself, since it is a craft that can take many years to master.

Plastering work needs to be done on a variety of home improvement projects, even small ones. It could be skimming dry lining, re-plastering a ceiling, fitting coving or cornices before decorating or applying some screeding. In reality, it might be any of hundreds of plastering related chores.

Torquay Plasterers

There are several ways to find out if prospective Torquay plasterers know their stuff, one way is to ask for a portfolio of previous jobs. For this sort of work, you definitely don't want to be hiring "cowboys". You'll soon come to realise the many problems that can arise as a result of poor quality plastering.

Once you start decorating the imperfections will start to show up. Even more so, with the sun shining onto the freshly plastered surfaces. When you've got the choice between experienced plasterers in Torquay and poor ones, always use a competent one.

It is always important to remember that plaster needs to be level and smooth, because it is just a base on which other materials are applied. A badly plastered area may cause major complications with the fitting of kitchen units, the tiling of wall surfaces, the fitting of skirting boards and the decorating of the surfaces.

Plasterer in Torquay

The most skillful Torquay plasterers have reputations to keep up and will always aim to get a polished finish right from the trowel, wherever possible. Walls and ceilings that have been plastered by a professional, should never need sanding down. You can safely assume that the plastering hasn't been done properly if forceful sanding is called for. If you hear the buzz of electric sanders, you need to do a thorough quality check.

Plastering and Coving Torquay

Plasterers perform many tasks but among the most commonplace these days, is plastering over artexed ceilings. A popular decorative finish for ceilings in Torquay during the seventies and eighties, the popularity of artex has waned as of late. To get all your artex ceilings looking fresh and modern again, most Torquay plasterers will gladly plaster over them. If you're more retro in your taste, you may want to give your currently smooth ceilings some character by actually putting on artex.

Pebble Dashing Torquay: Though it is not to everyones taste pebble dashing has been around for many years and used to decorate and protect the exterior walls of homes in Torquay. There are people who specialise in pebble dashing around, but quite often Torquay plasterers will be willing to do this type of work for you. Pebble dashing (or pebbledashing) is a kind of exterior wall covering typically consisting of two layers of a base coat made from sand and lime into which small gravel, pebbles or shells are pressed to create a tough, attractive and maintenance free finish on both new and renovated homes.

Dry Lining Torquay: Many plasterers in Torquay also provide dry lining services, which will be required in a lot of improvement projects around the home. Dry lining is the process where plasterboard is fixed to a metal framework, a brickwork surface or a wood studding to form a wall surface that doesn't have to be plastered. Whilst you can decorate the plasterboard finish as it is, normally most people like to have the plasterboard skimmed with a thin layer of plaster afterwards to give it a harder and smoother finish. As for fittings, when fixing to a brickwork wall "dot and dab" adhesive is used, when fixing plasterboard to wooden joists or studding, drywall screws or nails are used and when fixing to a metal framework self-drilling, self tapping (Jack-Point screws) are used.

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