I was cringe when I get a phone call saying I've tried to plaster myself self and it's gone wrong the usual.
Today when I went round it was a massive German woman that tried to plaster a ceiling first not even a wall when I asked her what made her give it a go she said well I'm very good at...
Hi I'm having to do a bi of damp proof on a house for a builder the walls have been injected. Now he's insisted I use this limelite plaster. I've worked with it years ago but I was just doing a little bit. This time I need to do the bottom of 2 walls 1m high but the the rest of wall needs...
Thanks for all the help lads r let u know if I sort it I'm gonna be professional but if I see him face to face all the professional side will go out the window and are go on a mad 1 haha hope I do see the fat c***
Hi just wondering how every1 goes about skimming on walls with gloss paint on. I know there's gypbondit s**t but it's so expensive. I've seen people say they use Pva and sharp sand???
Any suggestions or tips would be great lads
Hi I just looking for some help as this has never really happened to me.
The other Week I plastered a kitchen for some1 I done the job over 2 days the first day the guy was there the second he was away on buisness. I finished up and posted the keys back through the door (big mistake should of...
I do judo so takes up alot of time but I have to work as there isn't all that much money in judo. No I don't no Casper is he a plasterer on here? Im looking to meet another plasterer in Edinburgh as when I'm away fighting etc be good to have some1 I know to pass work on to
Thats good ive been self employed for my 3rd year now and every year gets busier than the last. Ive done a bit of site work but I also train full time in my sport so it makes it a bit awkard with the site agents as i usaully start work mid day and work till later at night but all the builders i...
Hi DMplastering I'm good cheers work has been busy so far this year in Edinburgh quite alot of my work have been repeat customers from last year so think I must be doing something right.
Work going well for you? Cheers
That sounds dirty. I've done a Few jobs where the rooms have look cleaner after I've finished. The worse was a job that had 5 people living in a 1 bedroom it smelt so bad that I had to lay on the wall n sit outside between trails lol
Hi i have to do 2 little garden walls smooth render over house brick. Judt wondering if i jus go about things as normal scratch then top coat or not?
should i just put waterproofer in the scratch coat?
Hi just wondering on peoples views on this. im getting my van all signed up next week. does it bring in much buisness does any 1 know. I pretty busy as it is im just getting it done to look the part abit more.
but of course more work is always nice
Cheers lads I told him I wasn't doing the job unless i done it in plaster he accept and
It's taken me alot quicker for the same cash. I couldnt
Really show him the comments on here but your right he isn't the brightest haha
thanks i wanted to bond it but builder is insisiting i use sand and cement. It is a plastic woven with mesh.
should i use waterproofer in he scrach coat. and should i use a little sharp sand in the scratch coat.
im gonna use plastering sand aswell for both coats
cheers graham thanks for the help
hi i just need a little help on what mix to use on a plastic membrane.
The builder has fixed a plastic membrane to the wall its like an egg box pattern.
Do i just do a 3 and 1 mix for scratch with a bit of water proofer and a 4 and 1 for top and then skim it.
the wall as been treated its only...
Cheers i think the render will jus fall over if i disc cut them so im jus gonna hack it of to brick work scratch coat walls and then top coat.
How much sand and cement should i order to cover 60m2 ?
And what is everyones prefered mix
Hi i am doing a rendering job soon i usually do the ocational bit of rendering but this is for a friend so doing most of his little house.
Anyways the the total area is 60m2 and here are my questions
1) There is painted render on the walls some is damaged some is ok, can you go over painted...