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    Two man team available

    Cheers. I ll check it out right now
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    Two man team available

    We are a 2 man team available for domestic and commercial work. Based in the north east can cover area from York up to Newcastle. Looking for skimming rendering dot & dab work
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    Teeside plasterers

    Were you trained by Ray Long ?
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    Damp proof membrane question, hope im not going mad

    Sounds just like a job that was done for me a few years back fracking horrendous plastering. would of been good if you could of given us some photos.
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    Drywall after damp

    I d go with AntJones. Maybe ththese guys havent got the whole picture. Hack off old plaster .Insert the membrane dot and dad and skim the whole job can be done in 3 days. Day 1 Hack off old plaster Day 2 install membrane and plasterboard Day 3 skim away jobs a gooden
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    Any work going???

    I would imagine that Preston drylinrs are from Preston which is in the NW and Stewarts are in Darlington which is the NE. Its a bit cold in Blackpool this time of the years
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    Any work going???

    Errrr the north east is - let me think a minute O h yes on the right hand side of the map and Blackpool is in the north west
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    When to use mesh

    No first time
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    When to use mesh

    That interesting it was either Monorex or Pral M i was going to use but TP are quoting £95 ( enough for 6m sq) delivered to site ready mixed (WET). I thought it was available bagged but TP reckon not
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    When to use mesh

    So keeping that in mind if using on a 1930 s built house (brick) the mesh wouldnt be needed. I know to apply the Monore in 2 coats wet on wet. The rep didnt mention any mesh. I suppose thats wht
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    When to use mesh

    Nice explanation as simple as that cheers
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    When to use mesh

    Looking at a monorex job do i need to use a mesh in it. That raises another question when and why do we use a mesh. Obviously it adds strength
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    Problem after damp proofing

    Well thats the fire opened up not as bad as i thought it was going to be. The old back boiler is still in there got as much of the soot out as possible need to vacuum cleaner now to remove the rest of it
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    Problem after damp proofing

    The Moral of this Tale You have a damp problem so you get a damp proof company out to solve your problem. They take the plaster back to brick inject a damp course replaster. Jobs a gooden BUT they dont do anything to solve the sauce of the problem. MMmmmmm I think there s money in this
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    Problem after damp proofing

    I ve taken the plunge and decided to go about resolving the problem myself. I ve got the walls stripped back to brick. I ve taken photos which I will put online . My plan now is to go with a membrane. Was hoping to be able to plaster board and skim. Hopefully there will be enough depth to do...
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    Problem after damp proofing

    here s an update. Contacted sovereign who believe that something is going on below the skirting boards and get the company back. Phoned the company on the landline nothing looks like its disconnected tried the mobile . just goes thru to the answer machine. tRIED NUMBERS NUMEROUS TIMES OVER THE...
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    Problem after damp proofing

    My neighbour is ok he had his corrsponding wall damp proofed a couple of years prior and the neighbour on the other side are ok the last time i asked them but I know that they have a problem at th back of the house in their kitchen your kitchens back each other and mine is ok
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    Problem after damp proofing

    There is salt where the new work meets the old but in the main it is at a lower levell above the shirting board
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    Problem after damp proofing

    I ll be getting in touch with them monday. Any advice as to the remedy ?
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    Problem after damp proofing

    I ve wiped it all off now . Again !!! probably the best way of describing it is as FURRING
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    Problem after damp proofing

    Yes they did use all Sovereign branded products. Thats what was on the material packageing. There has been more salt on the walls since Damp proofing than before
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    Problem after damp proofing

    I passed on taking the sovereign 30 year guarantee as i had to pay for it ( thats not a guarantee, to me) . I did call them back to take a look after about 7 months as I thought there was a lot a salt build up
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    Problem after damp proofing

    Is it normal to get deposits of salt during the drying out period . For me I wouldnt of thought so as This is what you are trying to solve in the first place after going to all the trouble of striping the wall bak to brick using salt inhibitors tanking backing coat .
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    Problem after damp proofing

    Can you expand a bit plase
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    Problem after damp proofing

    I had some damp proofing done on a 1930s terrace house that I let. The firm used are Sovereign approved and used there system. I was warned that it could take upto 18 months for the work to dry out sometimes longer and not to be concerned about salt deposits on the walls this was nothing...
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    Rendering a Pond Wall 'Olde Worlde'

    have i got the wrong end of the stick here Old world you been where you place your trowel on to render and twist leaving an exaggerated trowel line
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    Improver looking for work Leeds area

    its always quiet. The best advice i can give you is ring round your local plasterers and tell them what your looking for.
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    Just wanted to say HI!!!!

    Welcome aboard
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    Fireplace blocked up

    Cheers mate If in doubt check youtube
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    Fireplace blocked up

    Opening is 560 x 460 mm I did think about framing and boarding it i may still go that way
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    Fireplace blocked up

    ​I ve been asked to block up a fireplace and skim the wall. I was was going to brick up the opening then apply a backing coat of hardwall. Then i would skim the wall job done. Ooh nearly forgot to tell you i would of course leave a hole and cover with a vent. Does this sound the correct way...
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    Hop up

    Well its all sorted now i bought a set of 300 mm wide from local suppliers worked a treat I was really after some 600 mm but tyhe smaller ones have sufficed. Thanks for all your replies
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    Hop up

    These are the biggest ceilings i done so thought it was about time a got myself some proper hop ups I can get hop up no problem but they are all300mm I was hoping someone would point me in the direction of 600 mm i ve used crate before but they no good for ceilings for me anyhow.
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    Hop up

    Yes I ve been thinking along those lines. Well ive got the platform sorted. But now i havent got a kitchen work top haha!!!
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    Hop up

    Ideally something 1200mm
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    Hop up

    Help !! I ve got 8 ceilings to do this week starting on tuesday. Think its time i invested in a proper hop up. But who stocks them. Do any of the nationals like b & q or wickes stock them I checked the likes of tool station. They all just seem to stock those cheap flimsey looking things...
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    Still looking north east plasters needed

    i have tried emailing you several times but it keeps coming back as undeliverable. so if you would like to try emailing me then [email protected] is the way to go
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    Skimming on paint ed ceiling

    Gues i ll be using blue grit or similar
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    Skimming on paint ed ceiling

    Hi I need a bit of advice . I ve got a bathroom to skim, including ceiling. The ceiling is in sound good condition but its been painted its not emulsion looks like it could be gloss to me or is it that bathroom paint that is on the market. the property is an old terrace house if it is gloss...
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    How many m2

    Derrrrrrrrrrrr Obviously not a simple question
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    How many m2

    What sort of m2 metrage would be expected from a days work if working on site and skim only ?
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    Wanting to break into plastering

    Falconry - not at all mate I just prefer hawk to handboard and its quicker to type. I m in the north east stockton This place gives me that sinking feeling but im still here so guess i know how to float. After 30 years of working ive still never had a job here.
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    Wanting to break into plastering

    as the header says I m wanting to breaking into plastering. I have been at college since last year and am just waiting to take my level 2 exam. I have advance quickly thru the course learning and picking up all that has been put in front of me. I have had more exposure than most get to skimming...
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    Lady plasterer... Soon to be :-)

    Welcome If you ve done your cscs you have covered the H & S anything more that you need to know will be covered by your tutor. Dont waste money buying books theyre of little use to you as all will be cover and you will be given handouts during your tutorials. Other than that reaD all the forums...
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    Tanking slurry

    ​Just a quick question on when to use tanking slurry. Different people give different expla​nations as where to install the slurry. Some say onto the substructure and others insist that it goes on top of the scratch coat. For me. Surely it goes on to the substructure in ordeerr to protect the...
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    Looking for a Mentor in Teesside area

    ​I will soon be finishing my Cskills plastering Diploma Level 2 & am looking for more experience out on jobs. I am looking for someone who can show me the ropes so that I can build up my speed while achieving the required finish needed with nice clean angles and knowing when and when not to...
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