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Improved water shedding is achieved by applying Pebble dashing, it provides a low maintenance decorative finish. Pebble Dashing covers old unsightly brickwork, it has different types of styles, it can also be painted you choice of colour if required.
Rendering will improve the weatherproofing and appearance of your walls.
Rendering is the application of a premixed layer of sand and cement to brick, cement or stone. It is generally used on exterior walls but can be used to feature an interior wall. It is also used for damp problems when mixed with a water proofer.
The top coat of plaster is important as it is the final coat that will be seen, this coat of plaster is often called a skim.
Skimming provides a smooth surface ready for decorating.
Plaster Boarding ceilings is used when a ceiling is damaged and perhaps needs boarding over, r if a ceiling needs taking down and replacing with plaster board, it is then plastered over. Plaster boarding is also used for stud walls.
Bonding is used during building and renovation projects and repairs to walls. Bonding is often used on ceilings as an undercoat to straighten out bumps.
Some ceiling repair is done by applying skim and then plastered over, ceiling repair can also be achieved by boarding over.
Other ceilings may need to be repaired by having a section cut out and replaced, or totally removed & replaced with plaster board.
Some wall repair can be achieved by hacking off the damaged plaster, then repaired with hardwall, bonding or sand & cement, then plastered over.
Wall repair needs assessing depending on the type of damage to the wall.
Removing unwanted Artex is laborious and time consuming. A thin coat of smooth plaster makes all the difference.
Artex can be bonded over, then plaster applied to skim for a smooth finish, ready for decorating. Plastering over Artex is very popular.
Similar to bonding except hardwall offers a quicker drying surface and higher impact resistance.
Hardwall can be used anywhere around the house to make good to an area that has been damaged, so that it is ready for plastering.
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