Blue Board Plaster

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Blue Board Plaster

Mixing is a very important phase in a plastering job. With the help of a mixer drill the mixing plaster can be made easily, especially if the quantity is large.

Solid Plastering is the application of wet finishes to internal walls, floors and ceilings. It also includes applying protective covering to external walls such as pebble dashing.

No plastering should be done in frosty weather. In cold weather plaster hardens slowly and a longer period of time between coats should be allowed.

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

The City Guilds has an entire training centre called Able Skills, where plastering is the main subject taught. There is a course to suit each person's needs, whether you are a beginner or coming in to learn some advanced technology of plastering.

Drywall Plastering is often replaced with other forms of traditional plastering because it is labor intensive and expensive as well.

To achieve the best results from your plaster you should add plaster and water in equal measurements this should be done in a clean bucket using clean water and should be mixed until the plaster is a creamy constituency.

For tradesmen and builders there are advanced courses who want training for a career in plastering or even specialist plastering.

Some special services offered by some plastering contractors are pebbledashing, rendering, coving, damp course installation or Tyrolean.

Plastering is 100% about following a set recipe and set of techniques and you should follow them to the letter.

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