Normally paint can be applied between 7 and 10 days. Once the plaster has dried it will turn a powder pink colour. When the walls have turned this shade they are ready to be painted.
In most cases yes, it is a fairly simple process and involves removing all of the large peaks ready for the plaster to be applied.
A good smooth plastering finish requires the correct expertise. You get a better quality job from a professional who has the acquired knowledge and skills.
The cost of any work you have done will vary. This is dependent on the size and complexity of the job.
You can help by;
• Removing as much furniture as possible.
• Covering all carpets with dust sheets/building paper.
• Making sure fresh water is readily available and that there is electricity to the property.
• Ensuring access to the area is clear of obstructions at all times.
• Removing all radiators
More often than not plaster will fail due to moisture problems. In walls and ceilings a finish coat may become loose or deteriorate.
Yes, I recommend that walls and ceilings are treated with a special sealer paint made specifically for application over new plaster.
For a professional finish and a smooth, clean area, yes. New plaster and plasterboard is strongly recommended. Patching for leak damage is possible but can sometimes be very noticeable.
All plaster work within a new build Weatherspoons bar.
“Excellent service, top quality finish, all work areas spotless and tidy. Would recommend and use SMJ Plastering again.”
Bathroom plastering / skimming of 2 walls.
“Punctual. Quick and neat workers, kept us informed. Would definitely recommend. Steven very helpful.”
Plaster boarding over artex ceiling and brick wall, skim whole room and cove whole room.
“I contacted SMJ after another plasterer let me down the day before he was due to start. He came to see the job and provided a quote within 48hrs. Very professional service, great finish to the walls. Will definitely be using again.”