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    Lime render repair gone wrong - help!!

    Hello all, We've just had our render repaired after it started to fall off in big patches off the top of our wall. The builders stripped back the top metre or so of the wall across the whole elevation, and rendered with Lime render (the house is an 1830s construction with solid brick walls)...
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    Help! how to fix the monocouche on bad plastered façade??

    The subcontractor did the monocouche on a very bad plastered façade, specifically where the electrical tubes are placed in the walls, as you can see in the photos. Also the render of the monocouche is really bad. any idea how this can be fixed with the minimum cost. Is it possible to cut the...
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    Help! how to fix the monocouche on bad plastered facade??

    The subcontractor did the monocouche on a very bad plastered façade, specifically where the electrical tubes are placed in the walls, as you can see in the photos. Also the render of the monocouche is really bad. any idea how this can be fixed with the minimum cost. Is it possible to cut the...
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    Plaster Query

    Hi all, Have had stained wallpaper for the best part of a year now and decided to take the wallpaper off to see what I'm dealing with underneath (see attached photos). What would you folks suggest? Fill the holes and make good or remove all of it and replaster? It is in a living room so...
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    Lining paper covering lime plaster wall

    Hi there I have removed a wall hung book case. Below this is a line plastered wall. Someone has previously put lining paper directly on to this wall and it has bonded directly to the line top coat. Can I patch this hole or will I need to remove all the lining paper and then reskim the whole...
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    Large plaster repair & re-skimming

    Hi I need to repair a pretty large hole in the old plaster (see picture). I have removed all loose plaster down to the masonry and need some advice on what type of plaster to use to fill the hole. The hole is about 1m by 40cm by 1.5cm deep. I am new to plastering. Should I apply a browning...
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