Plastering Wigston

Wigston Plasterers: You should be looking for a competent and professional plasterer whenever you need some rendering or plastering doing on your home in Wigston. Whether the job is large or small should not matter, this is not an activity for novices. It can take many years to perfect the art of plastering, so it isn't advisable for you to try to do it yourself.

There are a lot of home improvement projects, even small ones, which result in some plastering work having to be done. It may be plastering over an old artexed ceiling, installing cornices or coving before decorating, plaster skimming a partition or plaster repair in preparation for tiling. In reality, it might be any one of a host of plastering related tasks.

Plasterers Wigston

Ask prospective Wigston plasterers if they've got a portfolio of successfully completed jobs, the most critical factor is to employ a plasterer who knows what they are doing. You should avoid hiring "cowboys" for this kind of work, at all costs. Significant complications can result from shoddy plastering, as you will soon realise.

Any imperfections in your newly plastered ceilings and walls will soon show up when a splash of paint is applied. Your newly plastered surfaces will appear even worse with the sunlight shining on them. By selecting only from decent plasterers in Wigston, you will avoid this problem.

Plaster always need to be flat and smooth, because it is just a base upon which other materials are applied. An irregular plastered surface will lead to serious complications with the tiling of wall surfaces, the painting and decorating of ceilings and walls, the fitting of architraves and the installation of kitchen units.

Plasterer in Wigston

The busiest Wigston plasterers have their reputations to keep up and will always seek to get a perfect, polished finish right from the trowel, whenever possible. A plastered wall or ceiling should never have to be sanded down to get a nice finish, it should only require a quick rub with fine glasspaper before it is decorated. Actually, if any substantial amount of sanding is required, you can assume that your plasterer was not as skillful as you imagined. You should be very suspicious if you see the electric sanders coming out or their boxes.

Plastering and Coving Wigston

Whilst you may call on the services of a plasterer for many tasks, one common reason in recent times is for plastering over artex ceilings. Right now somewhat out of favour in Wigston, artex was the most widely used decorative finish for ceilings during the 70's and 80's. Plastering over that artexed ceiling to make it look more sleek and contemporary is something that most plasterers in Wigston will be happy to do. Those of you who are more retro in taste may want your artex ceilings repaired and brought back to their former glory.

Screeding Wigston: Several plasterers in Wigston also provide screeding services, whereby a new level floor surface is formed using a cement mix. Screeding is typically put on top of a concrete sub-floor to cover underfloor heating pipes, to receive a floor finish (such as carpet, floor boards or tiles) or to be left as a wearing floor surface. A properly laid screed can help to lengthen the life of a floor and assure its durability, quality and finish. The hand mixing of screed should only be used where small areas are involved, in all other instances a screed pump should be used to swiftly guarantee a smooth, even mix of sand, cement and water and to pump this fine mix straight to its required location, avoiding the need for wheelbarrows and similar equipment. There are a number of different kinds of floor screeding available in Wigston, so you need to ask around about which is suitable for your screeding project, you'll be choosing from fast drying screed, bonded screed, free-flowing screed, traditional screed, floor levelling compound, unbonded screed and structural screed.

Pebble Dashing Wigston: Some people love it and some people hate it but pebble dashing has been used for many years to protect and decorate the external walls of houses in Wigston, Leicestershire. There are tradesmen specialise in pebbledashing around, but quite often Wigston plasterers will be willing to do this sort of work for you. Pebble dashing (or pebbledashing) is a form of external wall covering usually consisting of 2 layers of a base coat made from sand and lime into which small pebbles, gravel or shells are firmly pressed to form a decorative, maintenance free and strong finish on both renovated and new buildings.

Wigston plastering specialists can usually help with stud partitioning, cornices and ceiling roses, lime rendering, Venetian polish plaster, float and set plastering, exterior screeding and rendering, gypsum coving, quotations for plastering and screeding, the rendering of brickwork, ceiling crack repairs, lay in grid suspended ceilings, artexing on plasterboard, artex removal and repair, pebble dash restoration and other plastering work in Wigston, Leicestershire.

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