I've got a garage in thr garden built by the previous owner in 1991.
It has a sloping (gable?) roof with a couple of veluxes. It's a cold roof design, with some insulation between the joists, but I want to add some more insulation to the walls and ceiling as i plan to use it as a wfh...
Okay I'm probably over thinking this and obsessing over small detail, but my plasterer just finished up skimming newly boarded ceiling and previously skimmed/painted walls a few days ago.
Now I'm not expecting walls to be level or flat because my house is old Victorian so everything is out of...
Stippled a ceiling which is the first one I done in years. Could be my last and amazingly this property I textured my first ceiling 35 years ago when I was 15. Just no call for it these days and the cost of a bag is shocking vs what I used to pay. Anyone still at this trade?
I'm having my flat converted from a communal heating system to an independent one, so whilst the upheaval is happening, I thought it would be a good time to redecorate and get the ceiling re-plastered as there were a few previously repaired cracks in the lining paper that bugged me...
I came across this site, in the hope of getting some valuable advice, regarding a shocking job I've had done.
I was a carpenter for 4 years when I finished school, before moving in to IT. I have a good sense for detail and appreciate good quality workmanship.
Brand new to the forum today.
My kitchen ceiling has been plastered (family member, long time ago) and you can see 2 distinctive cracked lines where the plasterboard joins and it's fairly uneven, to be honest with you. When the lights are on you can see how uneven the ceiling is...
Just wondering what people think is the best way to finish off ceiling edges when NOT working on the adjoining walls below.
I am cross battening and boarding over a lathe and plaster ceiling, there will inevitably be some gaps, however small, around the wall edges. The walls are...