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    Recoating silicon render

    Iv never done silicon thin coat done monochouche s&c ocr Been told its piece of piss but never done it looks easy enough and been told its easy just after a bit of advice to start with they've gone below the damp so that needs sorting
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    Recoating silicon render

    These are the 2 pillars they seem to have alot of cracks on and what's the best way to sort along the lead ideally wants a bead as looks wank want a nice straight line
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    Recoating silicon render

    There's no areas that have come away or need filling its just looks wank so needs to be done better then there is a bit above the lead flashing they haven't used a bead they've just tried to blend it in where the lead goes into the wall looks crap all needs a bit knocking of I think and a bead...
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    Recoating silicon render

    Been asked to sort some poor silicon thin coat out done by some1 else Only 2 small pillars If there is silicon thin coat on already but needs to be done again does the original need to be removed back to brick or can it be rebeaded based and meshed primed and topped with silicon render Or...
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    Skimming in wombourne Wolverhampton

    Hi need 2 plasterers or 1 plasterer and 1 labourer To complete a bottom of a house for me On a day rate as there is 2 sections which is off a tower so a bit awkward probably about a weeks work if any1 interested
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    St astier R100

    Hi has any 1 used the r100 any hints snd tips would be greatly appreciated Thanks
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    Timing on float coat

    Hi iv go a little lime job just wondering How long do you leave the float coat before floating up and devil floating any advice appreciated thanks
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    How much you say is fair

    Just can't see any of my clients paying it Some jobs I price I still don't get the jobs so can't see getting more work charging more but will have to see
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    How much you say is fair

    Might have to tell the lads I'll try and charge more for jobs if I don't get no work then no work for them either
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    How much you say is fair

    5 lads Just getting ear ache of them saying they should be on more money which I understand every1 wants to earn as much as possible but not worth all the agro if u don't make anything for all the effort
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    How much you say is fair

    I charge out £170 per day I do alot for small builders so I give my lads £140 per day If I charge anymore i won't get the jobs Do you think this is fair
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    How much you say is fair

    I make £30 a day out of each lad b4 tax just seeing what people think is fair
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    How much you say is fair

    I have a small plastering company and I keep the lads who work for me in work all the time I get all the work I provide all materials and do all paperwork if they finish at 1 and the jobs done I still pay them the full days money what would you say is a reasonable amount of money to be...
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    Plaster coming off when using wallpaper steamer

    Take of what's loose then ask the plasterer to come have a look or send him a couple of pics not hard to sort
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    Universl gypliner wall system

    Ok cheers wasn't sure but thanks
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    Universl gypliner wall system

    Hi Does any one know when fitting this wall system what is the process when the ceiling is sloped how do you get round not having the GL8 track fitted to the ceiling Thanks
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    What to use to level out bowed wall..hardwall?

    Best of knocking it all of lathing it out with treated lath then cellotex and board which is cheaper or put thermal boards on a bit dearer Then skim job done never had damp mould issues again
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    Ideas for fixing to steel cladding ?

    Just build a timber wall with LBrackets fixed to the block wall add wool insulation between timbers then plasterboard Skim
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    Using marbelite

    Any 1 used marbelite before iv been asked to top a swimming pool in it wondered what its like whats the process how long before it firms up rub up/ trowel up Cheers
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    Long hop ups on offer at wickes

    Good hop ups these best 1s iv used
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    First paying Venetian wall

    Did u go on a course or just have a go
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    First paying Venetian wall

    Looks good iv never done it before was looking to get into it what products did you use
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    Silicon thin coat render advise

    Would you do both coats of the x32 in 1 day or do it in 2 days as for the cold weather or do you think its not to cold yet If it was done over 2 days do you scratch the 1st coat as iv been told no but seems a bit not normal to me as normaly any base coat is scratched to receive the top coat ??
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    Silicon thin coat render advise

    Hi lads Instead of putting 2x coats of ecorend x32 with mesh embedded in the 1st coat then a primer then silicon topcoat Could you put base coat of k11/ rend aid with mesh then top coat of x32 followed by primer and silicon top coat I was looking at doing this as the bricks are not the best...
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    Colour matching

    Can any1 tell me the closest colour match for K rend thin coat silicon in colour linen What would it be in weber pral m scratch finish Cheers
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    Cracking plaster on chimney breast above wood burner

    Ocr is good aswell but is a slightly rougher finish than skim so I find cement board and fill beads and tape give the same smooth finish if painted
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    Cracking plaster on chimney breast above wood burner

    I cement board the whole front of the fire place tape and fill then plasterboard and skim the sides of the chimney breast
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    Cracking plaster on chimney breast above wood burner

    If you've got a log burner u shouldnt use anything gypsum as its combustible and will crack I always apply cement board and tape and fill any beads and joints
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    Hi I'm new here and looking for work within Wolverhampton Walsall Birmingham areas. I am very experienced in plastering.

    Hi Abdul drop me an email I work around cannock Stafford and Burntwood areas if your still looking for some work drop me an email to discuss thanks neilsmart2@hotmail.co.uk
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    Multi....

    Does that pure finish go on and trowel the same process as multi finish
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    Working out plasterboarding price

    U should be looking to do at least 15 to 20 boards a day minimum If it's easy and straight forward and 2.4 m high could easy get on 30 + a day
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    What to do with these walls?

    Render mesh and tight bonding coat Pva the walls 1st
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    On it

    How much of that do u put in per bag Ta
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    Permanent work in the midlands area?

    I have a new house ready to skim on m2 price in stourbridge think it's ready now but will have to double check let me know if ur intrested thanks
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    Pink grip or plasterboard adhesive

    Drywall adhesive all the way get 2 bags mixed at a time get it on a spot and stand easyer on the back Foam is s**t the insulated boards want to bow in the middle foam ain't got no grab Never used pink grip to be fair but can't see it working that well
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    Skimming on mdf

    Yes he's probably trying to put 12.5 mm or 9.5mm plasterboard around the edge needs 6mm contour plasterboard
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    Skimming on mdf

    Can't you plaster board it and put 6mm plasterboard on the curved edge then use a plastic arch beads on the curve
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    What texture is this

    It's in Staffordshire
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    What texture is this

    Ok cheers
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    What texture is this

    Been sent this pic not seen the job iv been asked to render like this to me it looks like tyrolene but it's look really thick any ideas
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    Advice - damp on an internal wall

    Damp can still rise if it's on an internal Brock wall you could take of skirting and find the lowest mortar joint u can find and inject it every 100mm
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    K rend rub up next day

    Not a massive area so fingers crossed
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    K rend rub up next day

    Cheers I thought it would be ok but as I don't do rendering all the time though I'd best check
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    K rend rub up next day

    Would k rend monocouche be ok to put on at 5pm and rub up at 7am the next morning at this time of year in this weather Cheers
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    Plaster peeling when troweling up

    I think it's a draught coming out ur arse hot air no substance still full of s**t
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    Plaster peeling when troweling up

    Me and my mate did 3.5 bags all the areas where fine except 1 patch about 4 inch round on a flat wall stuff seemed more grainy though than normal seemed to take a while to go off so don't think it's the base coat drying to quick
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    Plaster peeling when troweling up

    goes on normal thickness around 3 to 4mm I'm not at work today but will get photo next week it just happens in random places no type of pattern the rest of the walls be ready to trowel just little patches appear It's like if the water I splash on melts the plaster just in the od little place
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    Plaster peeling when troweling up

    Been happing probably over the last few months when trowling up with a bit of water little patches of skim just drag away like the 2nd coat is coming away from the 1st coat if u try filling it it keeps dragging away only way it seems to get rid of it is to take of the plaster back thinner to...
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    K rend gp mortar grey

    Just looked selco sell Johnston's render not cheap stuff though £19 a bag
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