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  1. Ianthespread

    skimming in reading

    Need 2 lads to start a skimming job in reading tomorrow. Late notice but been let down last minute. Will be price work and cscs card needed. Message if interested. Cheers
  2. Ianthespread

    just moved

    Cheers olican all info is helpful
  3. Ianthespread

    just moved

    That's helpful info lol
  4. Ianthespread

    just moved

    I have just moved to Northampton from Luton and looking to pick up some local contacts. I have been plastering for 13 years and cover all aspects of the trade. I I have my own transport and can give references if needed. cheers Ian
  5. Ianthespread

    Refusing small jobsaccep

    Ask plenty about the job let them know what you charge for the day and take it from there. Recently I have priced a few jobs over facetime and skype that way i dont waste time or fuel going to the job, the customer gets an instant quote and ive seen the job. Obviously not all customers are able...
  6. Ianthespread

    3 weeks work for 2&1 gang

    Ive got 3 weeks skimming in northwood london for a 2&1 gang. Its day work, need cscs card and be reliable. Job needs to be started asap so if interested e-mail grayson.plastering@live.com or leave your number on here and i will give you a call. Cheers Ian
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    Work experience within 30 mile radius of Milton Keynes

    Sorry mate I didn't realise. Inbox me your number and I will give you a call on Monday.
  8. Ianthespread

    Work experience within 30 mile radius of Milton Keynes

    @Marleyjustin if you're still looking for a bit off work mate inbox me your number and I will give you a call on Monday. I'm going to need a hand for a few days just outside of Leighton buzzard. It will start a week Monday cheers
  9. Ianthespread

    Day and dab + skimming

    Dot and dab (stupid auto correct)
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    Day and dab + skimming

    I have 120sq metres of dat and dab then skimming just outside of luton. All walls are 3 metres high and it's 1 big room on new block work. It will be on a price and ready to start Tuesday. If anyone is interested or knows anyone who might be could you give me your number and I will let you know...
  11. Ianthespread

    any need a hand based in luton cscs ect

    I've got 120sq metres to dot and dab then skim in slip end. If your interested inbox me your number and I will let you know the prices. Cheers Ian
  12. Ianthespread

    2-3 weeks work

    Hi Marley yes this position is still available if you e-mail me your contact details I will give you a call tomorrow. My e-mail is grayson.plastering@live.com. I'm going to the job for the first time in the morning so I will know exactly what I'm up against. Also how new to plastering are you...
  13. Ianthespread

    Uneven render in sunlight

    Tell your customer to put a 3m straight edge over it when the sunlight is shining on it. If you have no hollows then don't worry. When I started out I always got told about the golden hour, nothing any of us can do regardless of quality or experience.
  14. Ianthespread

    2-3 weeks work

    Danny it is mate it's going to be a architects summer house or something like that (I'm sure he's never used a trowel). I will take photos of it before and after and put them up when it's all completed.
  15. Ianthespread

    2-3 weeks work

    Cheers beddy I will send you over the address tomorrow. That will be a bit late for this job but I'm sure there will be others. It would be good if you get a chance to pop in as I'm new to the forum so still trying to work it all out. Runwithscissors I couldn't tell you what or who is in...
  16. Ianthespread

    2-3 weeks work

    I am a time served plasterer myself and I need a hand for a few weeks on a job in Coventry. Job starts on Wednesday in an old cottage so it's all rolled angles and have to maintain the character of the building. We will be tacking, sticking a bit of float and set with hardwall then skim it all...
  17. Ianthespread

    price for site work

    Charge whatever you think the job is worth and when the customer has agreed get your invoice signed by them before you do any work or buy materials, with this get a payment plan signed by them and dates of payment when work has been satisfactory completed. As you progress through the job take...
  18. Ianthespread

    Abit of advice

    Oli that is great advice and I will definitely be taking it on board. Jamie I am in the early stages off setting up my firm so if you go to @ianplastering or Grayson Plastering & Maintenance on fb you can see how I've put it together and I have had quite a few jobs from them. I put the...
  19. Ianthespread

    Hello everyone

    I'm based in bedfordshire. But cover all Herts, beds, bucks and London. Work is ticking over here but no one is over busy. How's work for all of you in your areas?
  20. Ianthespread

    Hello everyone

    Hi everyone I am a time served spread (11 years) and I'm looking to stop subcontracting and take on more domestic jobs. Has anyone got any advice on how to get more work and I'm after getting more plasterers as contacts. Cheers Ian
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