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    Multi Finish ad on facebook

    Just seen this ad on facebook looks genuine and says in date, £7 a bag & only available to genuine Plasterers !!
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    Domestic Query

    Thanks for that advice I'll do just that, much appreciated,
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    Domestic Query

    Just been sent some photos of a room where customer wants Estimate to skim the lot,straight forward but they want to supply the plaster. This is a first for me and happy for them to do so but feel there should be a way of me stating politely 'that's fine with me as long as......? Advice please...
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    Help needed for this techno div

    Cheers mate I'll give it a go :)
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    Help needed for this techno div

    How do I get a picture as my profile on here,it was a Guinness picture before but it disappeared? Cheers chaps
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    Render over painted brickwork

    I'm allergic to Donkeys
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    Render over painted brickwork

    Meaning what exactly???
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    Render over painted brickwork

    Been sent a pic as an enquiry to render this wall but as I've not done many domestics would be grateful for any help on carrying this out from those of you with more experience,
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    Render over painted brickwork

    I've been asked to quote to render this wall but not been doing domestics long enough to have done one before. I would appreciate advice from those with experience of this,thanks guys
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    Domestic dilemma

    Picture was taken before I fully cleaned up but I'll send you a picture after its redone for your approval!
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    Domestic dilemma

    Thanks guys. So what would be the best solution to suggest to customer as he's all for hacking back to floated wall & just painting instead?
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    Domestic dilemma

    This is shortened version of events of my dilemma. Not been doing domestics for long so any advice would be appreciated. Customer's bedroom had 1 outside wall that been left floated & then painted by previous owners. He had a "handyman" from FB skim this wall,he let it dry,mist coated it with...
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    Is the customer always right?

    They feed the range cooker from what I could see and they're coming off along with an upright rad that they're having disconnected so I can skim the walls
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    Is the customer always right?

    The customer wants to try and keep this room in keeping with the age of the house.Trouble is they're friends of a mate of mine so rather than walk away I'll have to explain the pitfalls of not doing it properly and guess what? Everybodies favourites, "I would just like to know a price so I can...
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    Is the customer always right?

    Customer wants me to skim this ceiling,3.5 x 2.2m,and leave a blemish free smooth ceiling! I said would be best to overboard it he doesn't want to lose any height on the room!! Help,aargh....
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    Domestic Bliss

    Ha Ha.....that's actually the customer's mines not that clean :)
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    Domestic Bliss

    Don't get this on site
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    What trowels do people use for laying on, flattening and finishing ?

    Mt ss 14" through to last then Nela mediflex with minimal water
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    Skim over Artex query

    I'll have to quote for over skim as he's had the other ceilings in his house done that way & doesn't want overboarding but I'll have put an nb on that I can't guarantee that the stains won't come through in time Thanks all for advise
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    Skim over Artex query

    Will that happen with whatever stain guard paint he uses?
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    Skim over Artex query

    Just been to price a job up pretty straightforward. Stipple Artex to skim over but noticed on area above shower cubicle damp marks(see picture) Customer says was a leak in roof but cured now and he'll just paint over this area with a damp sealing paint before I come!! Two things,shouldn't this...
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    Fireboard sealing

    Hi,yes the gap is tight I'll contact the customer to find out who fitted the stove and board and ask for manufacturer's details. Not going to risk putting mf on and get a call back. Thanks
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    Fireboard sealing

    Afternoon All, I'm going to pva 2 coats the fireboard then skim with mf in this picture unless you guys know of a better sealant on the market. Open for suggestions (clean ones please) Cheers
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    DIY SOS Children in Need Plasterers wanted

    Please any spreads local to Blackburn or willing to travel read this link
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    Friday refreshments

    Absolutely and have plenty of 18v charged up batteries :)
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    Domestics

    Tried that but local phoneboxes are now defribulators:)
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    Friday refreshments

    Tonight's dinner with wotsits
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    Domestics

    Hi All, Recently moved to a new county and want to build up a domestic customer base. I have made up business cards & started putting them up on shop notice boards & merchants,well toolstation.I have also contacted local trades,sparkies,plumbers,builders & spreads for referrals if they get...
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    New trowles

    I'd be interested in knowing how you get on with the Ox over the next week or so as been toying with buying 14" at toolstation as it's a good price compared with HuwsGray.
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    Here we go

    Certainly feels hotter here than this weather shot:)
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    Bathroom ceiling

    Brill idea thanks Jess
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    Bathroom ceiling

    Ceiling to pva & skim,normally do before walls are tiled but this one has just been tiled floor to ceiling.I'm going to use masking tape on grouting edge between top tile & ceiling if it won't pull off grouting when finished skimming! Any advice welcome,thanks
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    Trowels

    Hi what's the ultra flex like to use as they are on offer in toolstation? Q
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    carboot

    Bead tape!
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    A friendly and reliable plastering service taking care of any plastering needs

    Welcome,but just a short intro on yourself is all you needed to post not an advertisement post!
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    Pregrit - any good?

    What made you change from skimming on tacky pva to dry or have you always done that?
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    Multi Finish 60 is here

    Thanks @Danny I'll take a look online and checkout who's stocking it at the mo
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    Multi Finish 60 is here

    What's the nelamax like to use and at what stage?
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    Plaster Shortage?

    What's pure finish like to use compared with multi as not tried it yet?
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    Whose your money on

    City all the way:)
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    Friday night special

    Lenny Henry's Mum makes this and I wouldn't have dreamed of putting anything in a Guinness before now but it tastes okay. But whiskey in Guinness I'll give it a go next time I'm in a pub but I'll supply the whiskey,not paying for a short I'll sneak one in;)
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    Friday night special

    This is a combo that works but you can't knock back too many but I'll give it a go as only got a small ceiling to do tomorrow.Anybody else tried it? Guinness & Tia Maria is another good one if you want to sweeten it up.
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    Bonding 60

    Arrived today my winning prize from BG been wanting to try this for a while as not available in local merch. Anything to watch out for? I love bg, well today I do
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    Plaster shortage

    Must be a shortage of bonding 60 too.I won a bg competition and that was the prize. Bg rep contacted me with date I could be given it,I said ideal as will be working at home that day he said can't come to home address so he'd let office know & see if they'll arrange delivery. I've heard nothing...
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    Trowel

    But saying that I still use spot board and stand where possible
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    Trowel

    Ragni carbon imo ☺
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    Advise on uneven walls

    Can't see a photo yet so difficult to advise!
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    Plastering depressing

    Bang on mate
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