Doing some subby work for a housing association currently kitchens and bathroom refits. Using a bag of bonding per kitchen roughly and not had one single issue with blistering over the backing coat. Knocking up the bonding with some dirty water and after 1st coat pretty quickly giving it another...
Had the pink gear for a while but started a 30m2 cieling today and had a few areas to bond out and got hit with the grey s**t. I hate it. Hangs forever and gritty as f**k. Can't even flatten after laying on as it rips like a f**k*r. Is it a regional thing? I'm in the West of Scotland and we...
What do you fellas think of this guy, if that is u have ever watched him?
Apparently retired through YT but does the odd job in the benefit of his channel.
Seems a nice lad but is his channel fruitful or just DIY stuff?
I'd recommend McPherson's Eclipse. It's high permeability means it's ideal for mistcoating and it doesn't need watered down too much. You can buy it at Crown decorating centres and it's generally well priced. Cheaper than Dulux, Crown, Johnstones Trade etc.
Long shot, I know but if you don't ask you don't get.(or so they say)
Anyway the situation goes, I wanted to get in plastering 3 years ago. I applied for an entry course at the local college but it was full, I was asked if I would like to try a painting and decorating course instead. Was that...
Looking for an apprenticeship anywhere in North or East Ayrshire or Glasgow.
Already done some basic plastering and fell in love with it. Hard working and determined, also a bit of a perfectionist which I assume is a favourable attribute in the trade haha.
Cheers for any help.
Registered a small while ago but just round to posting.
21 year old from Ayrshire in Scotland.
Been looking at getting into the trade and came across this forum. Started a painting and decorating course at college last year but after doing some basic plastering [skimming, taping, roughcasting]...
The guy that was in the house before us was a bit of a cowboy and, among other things, has managed to ruin some wall under the window.
I've done some very basic plastering at college in a painting and decorating course and plan on filling it up.
What is the best stuff to use...