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Biddulph Plastering & Rendering Services

Biddulph Plasterers: Whether you are looking to have a small patch of plaster repaired, a whole room plastered or need the plastering of your entire property in Biddulph, you will need a seasoned and professional plasterer to tackle the project for you. It can take several years to perfect the art of plastering, so it isn't advisable for you to try to do it yourself.

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There are many home remodeling tasks, even smaller ones, that result in some plastering work having to be done. It could be stuff like fitting coving or cornices before decorating, plaster skimming some dry lining, plastering over artex or plaster repair prior to tiling. Don't imagine however that these are the only plastering, screeding and rendering tasks which may be necessary, since there are certainly lot's more possibilities.

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Any top notch Biddulph plasterers will have to hand portfolio (or at least some photos) of successfully accomplished assignments, ask if you can see it so you can be sure that they know their stuff. Getting saddled with a bunch of "cowboys" doing your plastering is a situation that you certainly want to avoid no matter what. It is extremely difficult to correct shoddy plastering after the event, therefore it should be done properly from the get go.

When you begin redecorating, the imperfections will start to present themselves. Such imperfections will be even more accentuated when viewed in bright daylight. By picking only from competent plasterers in Biddulph, you will avoid this issue.

The most crucial thing for plastered surfaces is that they are smooth and level. Trivial imperfections and cracking can easily be repaired and sanded down later with very few issues, but uneven surfaces are difficult to conceal. Problems with the fitting of skirtings, the installation of kitchen units, any area of tiling and the wallpapering and painting of walls and ceilings, can be caused by an unevenly plastered surface.

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You should anticipate nothing less than the perfect finish directly from the trowel. Any specialist plasterer will tell you that a correctly plastered wall or ceiling should never need sanding down to attain a nice finish. You might reasonably anticipate some spots that need a bit of attention with sandpaper, but not to any great degree. If you hear the loud buzz of electric sanders, you need to do a thorough quality check.

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In recent times, one common reason to call in a plasterer is to cover an old artex ceiling. At the height of its popularity during the 1970's and 1980's, artex is out of favour in Biddulph properties today. Your Biddulph plasterer will jump at the chance to cover up those old artexed ceilings and get your home looking fresh and modern once again. On the flip side, many plasterers will also apply artex to your smooth ceilings if you would like to bring back that 70's style.

Do-it-Yourself Plastering Biddulph: When you've got a plastering project which has to be done in Biddulph, you've really got a couple of options. You can either contact a professional plasterer to complete the task, or have a crack on your own. Unless you are reasonably good at do-it-yourself and have got the self-assurance to tackle the task, it's probably best left to the experts. As a rookie plasterer it's a wise idea to commence your plastering journey by perhaps practicing on a spare bedroom or an out of sight area, in particular one that already has a poorly plastered surface and can only be improved by your amateurish efforts. This should allow you to relax and get familiar with the required techniques and will be significantly less nerve-racking. You will most likely make rather a mess of plastering on the first attempt, but you don't have to fret because it's possible to plaster a wall as many times as you want.

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If you don't want to go to the extreme of taking a proper plastering course, you should be able to get some pretty good tips by watching and studying YouTube tutorials, although of course it isn't always as easy as they sometimes make it look in the videos. Plastering is a "hands on" process and the more you practice the more skilled you become. You may even develop some of your own strategies for accomplishing a flawless plastered finish, then again the tried and proven methods are normally best. Given that plastering is mainly about confidence, the more often you do it, the more confident you will become. You can take on some more advanced plastering projects as soon as you've mastered the skill to a good standard. If the whole thing goes pear shaped and you bodge up the plastering, you can always call in a competent plasterer to put everything right. Although he may not be best pleased that you didn't call him to start with.

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Plaster

What is Plaster?

What is Plaster? - Plaster is a building material used for decorating or protecting walls and ceilings in Biddulph, and for the production of decorative elements. The expression "plaster" normally pertains to a material which is applied to the inside of buildings in Biddulph. The material that's used for for outside areas is known as "render". The plaster blend itself can contain different ingredients but most commonly comprise of either gypsum, lime, or cement. All of these mixtures work in pretty much the same way, but are used for different things. Plaster is is produced in powdered form and when needed, is simply blended with water to form a stiff but easy to work paste just before application. A chemical reaction is triggered when the water and plaster are combined together, and hardening takes place due to the heat generated by what's known as crystallization. (Tags: Plastering Biddulph, Render Biddulph, Plaster Biddulph)

Dry Lining Biddulph (Plasterboarding)

Plasterboarding Biddulph (Dry Lining)

Dry Lining Biddulph: There are a lot of home improvement assignments that will require dry lining to be done, and a number of Biddulph plasterers should be able to do this for you. By mounting plasterboard onto a wooden studding or joist, a brick surface or metal Gypframe, a wall surface is created that doesn't have to be plastered. Sometimes the plasterboard itself is decorated, although generally it will get a fine skimming with a thin layer of finishing plaster, which can be papered or painted without the need for filling. In terms of fittings, when attaching to a brickwork wall "dot and dab" bonding is used, when fixing to a metal Gypframe self-tapping (or Jack-Point screws) are used and when fixing plasterboard to wood joists or studding, nails or drywall screws are used.

Screeding Biddulph

Biddulph Screeders

Screeding is a process by which a new level floor surface is created using a cement and sand mix. Normally screeding is applied on top of a concrete sub-floor to receive an appropriate floor finish (such as carpet, vinyl, tiles or floor boards), to cover underfloor heating pipes or to be left as a wearing floor surface. This can significantly prolong the life of the whole floor and assure its finish, durability and quality, for many years. The mixing of screed by hand is only acceptable for smaller areas, and preferably a screed pump should be used to swiftly ensure an even, smooth mix of cement, sand and water and to pump this perfect mix straight to its exact location, avoiding the need for paraphernalia like wheelbarrows and such.

Artex Biddulph

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Whilst most popular in the Seventies and Eighties artex continues to be a good way to enhance the look of a ceiling, in particular a shabby or cracked one. It isn't quite so straightforward to find a plasterer that will deal with artexing these days, whereby previously you would find many tradesmen who did very little else but apply artex and do artex patching. With designs and styles like bark, broken leather, scroll, swirl, stippled, pairs, medusa, hook & line, circles, criss-cross or basket weave, there seemed to be something for everybody. No matter what your taste, there appeared to be a style of artex to match. All of these artex designs can still be carried out today if you can track down a plasterer or artexer willing to do it. Try to avoid "handyman" types who offer to "have a bash". The one snag with artex, and one that brought about its fall in popularity, is it's hard to repair or patch. (Tags: Artex Repairs Biddulph, Artex Patching Biddulph, Artex Biddulph, Artex Removal Biddulph, Artexing Biddulph)

Rendering Biddulph

Renderer Biddulph

Rendering Biddulph: Rendering is similar in technique to plastering, and is the process whereby a mixture of lime, cement, sand and water is applied to exterior (and occasionally interior) walls in order to achieve a smooth or textured surface. A popular technique across Europe, rendering is particularly common in the Mediterranean area, notably in Italy, Greece and Spain. Mainly employed for cosmetic reasons a rendered surface has some useful fire retarding properties and is also waterproof. There are a couple of ways that colour can be put on to a rendered wall, either it can be painted as soon as it is dry, or colours can be added to the render itself, producing a finished surface which is much more resilient and long lasting. (Tags: Renderers Biddulph, Rendering Biddulph)

Plasterer Biddulph

A plasterer in Biddulph is a tradesman who works exclusively with plaster, spreading a smooth coating of plaster over a previously coarse and irregular surface. Plastering as an occupation has been in existence for many hundreds of years, while the general technique has been employed in construction for millennia. Plaster nowadays, is predominantly used on the interior walls of commercial and domestic premises, to generate an even, smooth surface on which to apply the final finish. Plaster can also be employed to make ornate mouldings that can be used to decorate ceilings and walls. The plastering process also plays an essential role in many home revamping projects in Biddulph, and can be used in the finishing of extensions, porches, garages, attic conversions and more.

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Plastering Tasks Biddulph

Plastering Tasks Biddulph

Biddulph plastering specialists will likely help you with skimming over plasterboard in Biddulph, bonding, ceiling overboarding, Marmorino plastering Biddulph, plaster removal Biddulph, decorative mouldings, stucco plastering Biddulph, rendering with sand and cement, coving and ceiling roses, pebble dash walls, artexing walls and ceilings in Biddulph, floor screeding and bull floating Biddulph, quotes for plastering and screeding in Biddulph, floor levelling, recessed TV walls Biddulph, tyrolean rendering in Biddulph, pitted plaster, asbestos testing, plastering over artex in Biddulph, magnetic plastering in Biddulph, patch plastering, polished plastering, dot and dab walling, the rendering of brick, plasterboard skimming, dragged plastering in Biddulph, damaged plaster renovation, drop ceilings, skimming plasterwork Biddulph, chamois plastering and other plastering work in Biddulph, Staffordshire.

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