Look up the useful sites and Trade Organizations which include a Federation of Plastering and Drywall Contractors.
It is important to practice the artex patterns before experimenting on your wall. Take the easy patterns and learn also how to remove Artex or the textured patterns.
Remember: 90% of plastering is having the confidence.
When plastering materials with differing absorption, it is a good idea to key the surfaces to be plastered with a PVA bonding sealer.
By using a professional contractor you will be getting professional results. If you want to improve the appearance of your walls then it is advised that you take on the help of a plastering contractor.
If you have never done any plastering before it is advised that you enlist the help of a professional to undertake the plastering work that needs to be done.
Plastering is both a skilled craft and an art.
With the modern trend for plastered walls painted with neutral and pastel colours coming back into fashion, there are a lot of artexed walls and ceilings, which require plastering over.
Any flecks of dried plaster in your buckets or on your equipment from previous sessions will later break off to contaminate future batches of plaster.
There are special tools to help you for cutting the plasterboard. If you want to use the direct bond method it is important to know the correct technique how to apply the plasterboard with that method.