Plastering Work

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Plastering Work

Plastering jobs involve mixing and applying different kinds of plaster in order to provide a finish to internal surfaces.

Plasterboard is the most common material used nowadays for finishing off internal walls and ceilings. It comes in various sizes and thicknesses and has many edge finishes.

In many new homes today drywall plastering is undoubtedly the favorite wall covering material. It costs relatively less and performs well in most applications. It is also easy to install and the finished look is also good, especially after it is painted properly.

One advantage of plastering is that is can be repainted as often as you choose.

External rendering should be started on the shady side of the building to keep it unexposed to the sun as long as possible.

Stucco is a term that is applied to many types of external plastering, whether composed of cement or lime.

Mixing skim plaster for the first time is difficult and can cause people problems if they haven't done it before.

Plastering requires very few tools and materials compared to other trades.

If cleanliness is next to Godliness then plastering is the holy trade! Ask any plasterer and you will be told the same thing, keep your equipment very clean and most importantly clean as you go.

Plastering is both a skilled craft and an art.

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