Plastering For Dummies

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Plastering For Dummies

Artex can be plastered over quite easily with a little bit of plastering skill and DIY know-how. This article will talk you through the important point to consider when plastering over artex.

A Plastering Contractor is expected to have knowledge of several types of plastering like internal plastering, external plastering, plaster slabbing, metal studding, spray plastering, skimming, floating, screeding and dry lining.

Skimming is the process by which a thin layer of plaster is applied to a wall or ceiling to provide a smooth surface.

There are many different types of plaster, the two main ones being gypsum based and cement based.

If you are interested in doing a lot of drywall jobs, it is worth investing in some tools like an assortment of joint knives, stilts, a taping banjo or some other special tools.

Local companies are also good for appointing a Plastering Contractor for the work at your home.

As with most building trades, do it yourself plastering requires a great deal of experience.

Look up the useful sites and Trade Organizations which include a Federation of Plastering and Drywall Contractors.

It is most often brick, block, concrete or plasterboard that forms the background for plastering.

Plastering is application of various wet materials over surfaces interior walls, floors and ceilings as well as external walls and other surfaces in the building industry.

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