In my opinion both are proper trades and should be paid proper but there’s a lot a people who think skimming on board is being a plasterer in the same way people think laying bricks between two profiles is being bricklayer what i will say is being a chippy has changed a lot in the last 25 years...
My first boss used to do one coat, his work was crap and always full of tigger stripes because I think he knocked it up to dry and put on to thick and he was a f**k**g chancer my best advice is do 2 coats and do it properly
We’re paying near double for Timber at the mo 18 months ago we were paying £1.25 for 4/2 now it’s near £2.40 a meter things have gone up a fair bit not everything but a lot of stuff has and the quality is of gear is s**t
I No this is a bit boring and work related but I’m rapidly going of mine it dose take the pressure of ur joints but the work I’m turning out don’t seem to b as good as it use to and have now gone back to just using ss mt And a speed skim and the results speak for there self really
Still working but only on site, wouldn’t fell right working on domestics at the mo but I can totally understand peoples different financial situations it’s not easy if uve got a wife 3 kids and all the bills to pay
My wife is a planning consultant she says have you read the guidance on the planning portal the link is:
PM me if you want to speak to her once you’ve read it.