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    Cracked asbestos artex ceiling

    Yeah we've got the boards ready but our original plasterer didn't want anything to do with the job because of the asbestos. It's good to hear that others think this is a perfectly doable job!
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    Cracked asbestos artex ceiling

    We had it tested a few months ago. Victorian house with likely 50s/60s artex on top of lath and plaster ceiling.
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    Cracked asbestos artex ceiling

    Evening all, We've got a dodgy bedroom ceiling that we've been struggling to make a decision about for a while. It's badly cracked in multiple places and has clear sagging in others. We had a very similar issue in our other bedroom but were able to rip that one down and replace with...
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    Orange staining and plaster taking a long time to go off - limelite skim

    Thanks for all your input. Any idea how to deal with it?
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    Orange staining and plaster taking a long time to go off - limelite skim

    The bottom section behind and just above the skirting board had blown so we removed the bottom foot and half, replaced it with limelite renovation plaster then skimmed the lot with limelite finishing plaster.
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    Orange staining and plaster taking a long time to go off - limelite skim

    We weren't given any information on previous damp proofing but I've attached the best photo I've got of the wall next to the back door pre-plaster - we were wondering whether the dark green might have been a form of damp proofing?
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    Orange staining and plaster taking a long time to go off - limelite skim

    Hi all We're currently renovating our 1898 end terrace house and have started skimming our external walls with limelite. All sections of wall that have been skimmed so far have been perfect but the section between our chimney breast and back door has reacted very strangely. Initially, the...
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