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    New render blown and cracked in places

    Hi, new to this forum but have recently had the whole back of our Victorian terrace rendered. Old render was hacked off back to brick and then 2 coats of sand and cement render applied. It has been complete about a month and we have just brushed off the loose sand in order to paint and found two...
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    HELP! Is this a structural issue?

    Hi, I was wondering if anyone could advise. I went to see a property to buy but I noticed that the stairs have cracks underneath them, and also the ceiling has cracks in it. Are these a worry? Do they just need filled and replastered or is it a sign of subsidence and structural damage? The...
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    Is it normal to not plaster around doorways?

    I've had a plasterer come and do some work for me. He forgot to mention he wouldn't do around the door frames and he's left them but there's big pieces of plaster in some of them I'm unsure how I will sand down. I'm unsure if this is normal? Some of the plastering is rough in general, can this...
  4. Wayners

    isothiazolinone in pva skin reaction

    After waiting nearly 2 years I had patch test at local hospital and I have a common allergy to methylisothiazolinone/ isothiazolinone and other names it goes under, but all the same stuff. It's in pva and paints. It's not the plaster so much causing skin troubles but more pva and other sealers...