The plasterer said he could skim over it (prob using the pink stuff) . He says the ceiling is very sound. there are some cracks but they can be filled.
This ceiling had distemper on it which has had a scrub or 3.
As grade 2 listed building i don't think pink gypsum skim is appropriate...
Are we allowed to talk shop in this forum? :RpS_unsure:
O heck you got me started now
Well, under the peeling emulsion in the lounge was a rippled soft distemper. I think the ceiling had been wetted at some stage and maybe the distemper had migrated into peaks and troughs. I scrubbed the...
I've heard of Lime plaster
I've heard of Gypsum plaster
Is there any other kind it could be?
Could it be cement based underneath with a lime top coat?
Say it was done in the 1940's; what did they use then?
Apologies for profuse questions
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I have a top floor flat in a regency town house.
The house was converted into flats many years ago and therefore may have been replastered since originally built.
The plaster in my flat is white on the surface and the plaster underneath is very dark grey. It's applied to laths.
I joined the forum cos I need some plastering advice about my ceiling.
Looking forward to receiving some good, and probably very varied, advice
I've been searching some of the forum but haven't found what I'm looking for yet