Fuk all wrong with it .recently had a squad of plasterers in to scratch, bond , skim upstairs of a new build, all block work and external walls were dry lined with insulated board. The main guy came recommended , his ' team ' have let him down I'm guessing. Basically we have been left with uneven, waved walls all over. Certain spots the level can actually rock 1-2cm on the walls.
He is denying anything is wrong, but going to try a sanding machine which I know has no chance of sorting this. He says there is nothing else he can do except for starting again, removing all plaster , ceilings etc which he is not prepared to do and there is no fix. Finish is 99% perfect, it's what is under which wasn't levelled before the final skim finish went on I'm guessing
Can this be fixed ? Any help appreciated
Go f**k yourself lol i actually agreed with @keithuk post as was a tollerance of 3 -5mm when i went to school as it were in the 80's if its 10mm now ?? No wonder why the trade is in such a mess plus no tits or beer
They call me the board butcher..
Plumb not level for floating depending on what's pre arranged...
If level I put screeds every 600mm and rule them off...but that' guns cost or economy price is float to background but flat and plumb...
Easy for anyone to slag work but could be block work all over and if not priced to put right sometimes you get what you pay for but that's when communication comes in at the point of pricing etc
You can bond and skim directly onto existing plaster.95% of the walls are wavey, most of the gaps are at the edges and top of walls where they meet ceiling and adjoining walls. Can you bond directly onto skim? Can you skim directly over the skim that's already there?
Have a meeting lined up with another plasterer at the weekend to get his thoughts , suggestions
Still waiting on natural daylight pics and a normal light
No just sick of people coming on here with stupid pictures with torches as a light..shine a light against a brick,plasterboard anything and it looks rough..its easily sorted with bonding ruled off in ur hollows then re-skimmed..its not just aimed at u its any1 who pops up with a pic with a Mobile phone torch and saying is this rough etc come on with normal light pics and wudnt of said owt..hope it gets sorted and lesson learned dont pay up til ur happyhavent been back to get any.
Would any good plasterer leave a wall wavey whether or not it could been seen. Certain areas inside a 1m level I can almost fit my finger down the back of the level. Surely that is not acceptable. 3 or 4 trades that have been on site albeit not plasterers but have been about enough to know right from wrong, have ALL said they are pretty bad. As long as they are fixable without starting over I'm sure something can be worked out
Another lesson learnt, just hope it can be sorted between ourselves without legal involvement
I luv abit of float and set its proper plastering all I used to do wen 1st started there's no money in it these days tho its slave labour on wat contractors try paying you about 4 years ago wen reccesion was here I was floating for £5.50 a m2 the thief..On the pic with the door frame, is the frame in straight, if not and he worked of the frame then the wall will be out and get worse over the length of the staright edge. if the tops and bottoms are out id just say t hats someone not to experienced on floating, as we all know skimmers are not plasterers, and plastering is a trade.