plaster cracks

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    Rechasing Walls After Lime Plastering Applied

    My builder has walked off site and had his own plasterer doing the plasterwork in a terraced house that was built in 1939. I have a number of questions about lime plasterwork and hoping someone here could help me out with them. 1). We want to reposition some vertically aligned sockets on a...
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    New ceiling and cracks forming along edge of wall

    A few months ago we had a ceiling replaced with new plasterboards and then skimmed. However the walls weren't skimmed, they were left alone, and then painted. The plasterer didn't mask off the edge of the ceiling, and when the ceiling was rendered I noticed plaster residue left along the top...
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    Advice needed

    Hi skimmed a wall today and have ended up with cracks showing in a couple of places, think it may be down to rushing the pva coat resulting in the plaster drying too quickly, was thinking of scraping out any cracked bits and using easifill or bonding and doing reskimming the full wall, would...
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    Plastering advice please

    My husband and I are currently going through our project and have come to the stage for the plastering. However we have ended up with a bumpy and strange finish. The builders tell us that they are going to fill it but to us it seems a lot of work? Both of us are not plasterers or builders so...
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    New plaster and now hairline cracks appearing everywhere!

    We had a plasterer in and since it has dried we have hairline cracks appearing everywhere. Especially in the areas where we removed the old plaster back to brick as it was blown and a mess. Really unhappy about this after we've paid alot of money for the room to be replastered. Has anyone got...
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    Skim sand and cement ?

    Hi Just bought a house 3 bed 1930 semi , we have had it rewired. I think the walls are sand and cement, stripping the walls we have noticed the walls are in a bad way cracks everywhere , both old and new from the rewire . Im looking for advise- realistically we can’t afford to take all the...
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    Ceiling cracks and nail pops

    Hi everyone, im new to this forum but im hoping i can get some assistance please. I have a 42 year old home with truss roof and colourbond iron. I have had a large crack between plaster sheets in my lounge ceiling for many years. This year however, im am now getting cracks along every plaster...
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