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    Green grit

    So you lot think itl be ok to go straight over? Just not wanting it to set like a mofo and chasing my arse the whole day Told them i was taking no responsibility if it fails, and they agreed to this.
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    Green grit

    Been asked to quote for a job multiple ceilings in a house but has been green gritted before hand. As iv never used the stuff before will i need to/ can i pva over the top of it before i skim or will it still control the suction after a long time. I dont know how long its been on...
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    Bottle cove reskim

    Id just plaster the ceiling if im honest
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    Boarding ceilings

    To me it looks like it will only screw on the joist and hold the board close to the ceiling timbers, when it is screwed onto plasterboard it has an extra 9-12mm gap so you will have to push the board up to the joists to screw anyway. So whats the point in the tool?
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    Has anyone here ever worked for a council ?

    i get you there.. The wifes dad was told by her grandmother when he was a youngun to ask for a decorators aprentiship off someone she knew. And apparently the grandmother made him who he is today all thanks to her.. Not the hardwork and commitment he has put in:rolleyes:
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    I’m back

    it wasnt page plastering ltd? Just with the van reflection in the window. Gotta be the best one iv seen yet:risas::risas::risas:
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    Very Patchy Mist Coat - Causes?

    How long did you leave the plaster to day before painting??
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    Get a toolstation £50 jobo as good as anything
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    Dont be fooled

    Dont even use euroscrim nowa days only fiba tape once its on its good for the weekend for a quick start on a monday
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    What Are you Doing Today?

    Strapped walls in a tiny cottage ready for kingspan and board tomorrow, cant wait to skim over the plasterboard feels like cheating.
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    Metal edge beading showing.

    I think amanda is a little embarrased
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    Timing timing timing

    Well they dont teach "timing is 90% of the job for nothing"
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    Working alone !

    Nope. Its a plastic hawk with shitty multi on it
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    Working alone !

    Still... 1 step to many in my eyes
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    Plaster of Paris

    I told the arresting officer it was just plaster of paris but he said it was a controlled substance, i said have you seen my lab mixing more control in a raging bull
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    Working alone !

    I have a labourer well hes my brother in law but still.... Worked alone for years, just nice for someone else to carry bags of s**t up flights of stairs
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    Seeking advice

    Get reliable profesional, with good reviews on my builder that has alot of photos of previous work thats taken from the webber webpage. A must is he has to wear a hat and spurs
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    K Rendered borders in garden

    Looks finished to me?? Tidy job and all that
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    Jack it in, Gutted, help!

    If hes not going to pay you id ask to come back and look then run a jab saw or stanley blade through all your work and hit all beads with a hammer then walk off laughing at the c**t
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    now he has 5 kids to her
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    I like to use the 10l paint tubs to store it in can also get a 9'' rollerhead in it too
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    I was thinking about this. how much would you charge for the deposit? A %age of the cost of the job?? Or just a fee say £100??
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    I used to when i was at school, kids work and social life got in the way later in life
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    Working poor!

    Fly or spinner? Can imagine the fly being hardwork in this heat
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    ‘Easy fill clowns

    Might leave it to the pros @Dollar you got their number?
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    ‘Easy fill clowns

    The pebble dash look in the 1st pic is what im going for in my living room. how do you get that look??
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    Show me the money.

    Everything has gone mental. I ordered some 9mm osb sheets in feb that were £15 ish each but now im getting told there going for 35-40 each!!
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    My plastering work today

    Is that one coat or 2?
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    Brick built garden outhouse

    You can get the breathable membrane let's moist air out but doesn't let it in. Try cromar vent 3 from screwfix fairly cheap.
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    Plastic trowel

    Never thought of the nicks being plastic it wouldn't like a bead ran across it. Best just keep as I am and not over complicate it Thanks guys
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    Plastic trowel

    Is the flexi trowel the same use wise as a plastic? Just wanting to see if it makes much difference in the finish
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    Plastic trowel

    Looking for a plastic fantastic but unsure which to buy. Looked at the plaziflex ect but are they any different to the ox ultra flex
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    Just having all my chainsaw tickets and doing chainsaw work iv seen some horrendous things. From nicks to full limb removal best to think before using it.
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    There not for cutting, they are for carving and making sculptures. Grinders dont have a clutch so Itl bite then jump and most likely catch you
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    Holidays 2021

    No idea just bought it not being delivered until end of may. And it's a proper 1 not an inflatable dingy
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    Holidays 2021

    bought a hottub, flattened the garden and laid astroturf last year I'm happy with not going anywhere
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    house prices in london

    I live just outside carlisle and there a few houses for sale atm 3 bed semi good front and back garden just wanting 120-140k
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    Plastering prices

    Atm I'm pricing high and still getting the effing jobs! #sickasfook
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    oldest plasterer in u.k. has died

    On never :cry: seen him about when going to wicks ect in carlisle.
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    What are peoples views on super flex trowles

    As Andy g once said, one trowel throughout, you got lab? And I'm to slow
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    VAT reverse charge.

    Makes sence, Just thought it was something HMRC brought out to make up for the money they have and out lately
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    VAT reverse charge.

    Not being vat registered will I have to pay a vat reverse charge? or is this only for the lads/ladys that are vat registered?
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    Bit of advise please

    Well the wallpaper wall looks like a chimney breast, to my mind that's the flashing (the roofers f**k*d up)
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    Are suppliers still open as usual?
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    Still problems with multi and board??!!

    Just one eye needs to be closed. Keeps you balanced and your doing the final cross trowel
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    Still problems with multi and board??!!

    Must be using a left handed trowel. Everyone know multi is right handed only
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    Merry christmas, been a fantastic year not having customers bothering you while you work
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    Hydrated Lime

    Should be hydraulic lime nlh3.5 or 5 or however it's said for lime pointing
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    Help !

    The wifes just looked at these pics and said did they start off as a cake decorator looks like they've had icing on the walls :LOL: