Plastering Wigan

Wigan Plasterers: When your home in Wigan needs some plastering work doing, it doesn't matter whether substantial or minor, you will be wanting to find a seasoned and professional plasterer to do the job with much care and attention. It is not advisable to attempt plastering yourself, since it is a craft that often takes many years to master.

Plastering work needs to be carried out on an array of home improvement projects, even smaller ones. It could be fitting coving or mouldings before decorating, re-plastering a ceiling, plaster skimming a partition or latex screeding. In actual fact, it might be any one of hundreds of plastering related tasks.

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Viewing a portfolio of successfully accomplished projects is a good way to judge the quality of any prospective Wigan plasterers, you need to find someone who knows exactly what they're doing. You do not want to get landed with a bunch of "cowboys" doing your plastering. Inexperienced plasterers result in inferior plastering and as work progresses this can lead to big complications.

It's when the painting and decorating commences that any imperfections become glaringly obvious. Any defective plastered surface will look even worse in bright sunlight. When you have the choice between experienced plasterers in Wigan and poor ones, always use a decent one.

The primary attribute of plastered surfaces is that they be flat and smooth, forming a level base for other materials to be applied to them. A badly plastered surface will lead to severe issues with the painting and wallpapering of ceilings and walls, the fitting of kitchen units, the fitting of skirting boards and any area of tiling (bathrooms or kitchens).

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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 top notch Wigan plasterers. You can recognize when plastering has been carried out by a professional, because a quick rub down is all that is needed and no heavy sanding is necessary. In actual fact, if any significant amount of sanding is needed, you can assume that your plasterer was not as skilled as you expected. You should check out the quality of the plastering thoroughly, if you see electric sanding machines being used.

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Plastering over old artex ceilings is among the most common reasons for calling on the services of plasterers these days. A much loved decorative finish for ceilings in Wigan during the nineteen seventies and eighties, the popularity of artex has decreased as of late. To make your dated artex ceiling look more sleek and contemporary, most plasterers in Wigan will be happy to plaster over it. It could be that you actually like artex and may want your currently smooth ceilings transformed by applying this material. Most Wigan plasterers will be just as glad do this for you.

Pebble Dashing Wigan: Love it or hate it pebble dashing has been used for many years to protect and decorate the outsides of homes in Wigan. There are pebbledashing specialists out there, but now and again Wigan plasterers will gladly do this sort of work for you. Pebble dashing (or pebbledashing) is a form of external wall coating typically consisting of 2 layers of a base coat made from lime and sand into which small gravel, pebbles or shells are pressed to form a tough, attractive and maintenance free finish on both renovated and new buildings. (Tags: Pebble Dashing Wigan, Pebble Dashers Wigan)

Plasterboarding Wigan (Dry Lining): Some plasterers in Wigan also offer dry lining services (plasterboarding), which are required in plenty of improvement projects around the home. Dry lining is the process where plasterboard is fixed to Gypframe metal framing, a masonry or brickwork surface or a timber studding or joist to produce a wall surface that does not need plastering. While you can decorate the plasterboard finish itself, usually most people prefer to have the plasterboard skimmed with a thin plaster coat afterwards to give it an extra smooth finish. As for fittings, when fixing to a brickwork or masonry wall "dot and dab" bonding compound is used, when fixing plasterboard to wood studding or joists, drywall screws or nails are used and when fixing to a metal framework Jack-Point self drilling, self tapping screws are used. (Tags: Dry Lining Wigan, Dry Liners Wigan, Plasterboarding Wigan)

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