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  1. Spreadinator

    Plastering a fire place

    Ah I see. Cost will matter on this job. I think I will go for the lime sand and cement. 2 coats and skim finish. With hydrated lime. Only question now is that it will be thicker then Fire board and board adhesive ?
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    Plastering a fire place

    Thanks jess. Does it come in standered 25kilo bags? I've looked that up on google and all I can see is the tubs
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    Plastering a fire place

    hello all I had a call from a woman wanting me to quote for re plastering her fire place.she is having a wood burner fitted. she also wants the inside of the fire place plastered to a smooth finish. Boarding with fire board isn't an option as the space is very limited and dabbing boards on...
  4. Spreadinator

    Speedskim sf

    hello people.. I have for some time been using and loving the speedskim st blue. Lay on with mt, flatten with speedskim and finish with nela super flex...2 coats of course My question is has anyone or does anyone currently finish with speedskim sf. Is it as good as s*p*r*lex and what is...
  5. Spreadinator

    Twitchers

    Just wondering what other spreads do. I work on my own so any tips are appreciated
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    Twitchers

    I used to do that but found I was creating a dip in the wall..
  7. Spreadinator

    Twitchers

    Alright people. Just waiting for my second set to set and wondered when do you lot use your twitchers. I usually use it after second wet trowel. I use a Refina 3 inch
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    Multi finish shortage

    He said it was something to do with the ingredients.. more unifinish being added perhaps lol
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    Multi finish shortage

    So basically it's just those sneaky b and q trade point staff making up lies again. Just like when they tried to tell me that there Marshall town trowels for 12 pound are the same quality as you get when you pay like 70 in travis
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    Multi finish shortage

    hey guys went into my local b and q today and they had no multi finish..apparently there is a nationwide shortage. Any one else's local places low? I'm from southwest
  11. Spreadinator

    Keeping walls clean while doing a ceiling,

    Thanks guys. I could not believe it when he said it's newly decorated.. still I've just brought my first speedskim so I'm exited to use it tomorrow
  12. Spreadinator

    Keeping walls clean while doing a re skim on a ceiling

    The multi surface stuf? Il pick some up, thanks
  13. Spreadinator

    Keeping walls clean while doing a re skim on a ceiling

    I'll let you know mate. I'm doing it Thursday
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    Keeping walls clean while doing a re skim on a ceiling

    Does the masking tape not tear the face of the coving when removed? I think from memory it just cheap standered coving.
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    Keeping walls clean while doing a re skim on a ceiling

    Thanks guys, that's some top notch sheeting, Yea they had it decorated and then had a water leak, It will be one of those jobs where I spend longer sheeting than skimming.
  16. Spreadinator

    Keeping walls clean while doing a ceiling,

    hi all. I'm new to the forum but I've already picked up a wealth of knowledge and tips that have improved my work and got me home ealier. So thanks for that. I wouldn't say I'm a messy spread but every now and again the odd Splodge ends up on a wall... I usually just clean it off as I go. I...
  17. Spreadinator

    Keeping walls clean while doing a re skim on a ceiling

    hi all. I'm new to the forum but I've already picked up a wealth of knowledge and tips that have improved my work and got me home ealier. So thanks for that. I wouldn't say I'm a messy spread but every now and again the odd Splodge ends up on a wall... I usually just clean it off as I go. I...
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