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    D+D onto solid wall no cavity

    Morning. Live in an 1880s solid brick no cavity. The old plaster was knackered in a few rooms so last year took it back to brick. Had a plasterer over who did dot and dab straight on to the brick, used normal plasterboard, not insulated. I’m not a plasterer so assumed this was the right way...
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    Dot and Dab vs Sand and Cement

    Have a 1930's solid brick concrete floor terrace and have taken the ceilings down and walls back to brick. The wall is a flemish bond solid wall, really dusty and a draft can be felt through some of the gaps in the mortar. Having read up a bit I wanted to sand and cement with a good glug of...
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    soundbloc

    I know the best way to fit soundbloc is to float the wall off a wall so there is no contact points with the original wall. However, while I was at college the Guy running the course said you can dot and dab soundbloc by running a continuous run of dab all the way around the board effectively...
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    Dot & Dab 9" solid wall (no cavity insulation)

    People have so many different ways of doing things now, it becomes very confusing on what is actually the best way!!. So i thought id see what different ways you would all deal with the following situation. So the render/plaster in a bathroom is blown and comes away back to the brick. How...
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    Stickers Wanted

    We could do with a hand on a job in Huntingdon. Dot and dabbing, 56 flats, decent rates and decent payment terms. The site has suffered delays and the main contractor is applying pressure for us to try and make up time (as is always the case). The site will be open for most of the Christmas...
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