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Average Plasterboard ceilings cost in Manchester

The regular cost of Plasterboard ceilings is £300. Costs can change based on the materials and the provider chosen. The upper price range can be as high as £345. The material costs are in most cases about £75

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Prices based on actual Plasterboard ceilings costs for Manchester, as reported by local Quotatis members.

Plasterboard ceilings installation cost in 2021

Labour cost £210
Material cost £75
Waste removal £15
Time frame: 1-2 days

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Manchester developed into the world's first industrialised city and today harbours a populace of 503,000. Renewal of the city following World War Two started in the late 80s and today substantial chapters of Manchester from the 60s have been demolished and redeveloped with glass and steel. This has created a modern charm, yet countless property owners are still interested in house servicing work and our vetted skilled tradesmen offer you cost-free quotes.

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Based: in Ravensthorpe, WF13 3HW

We offer affordable painting, plastering and tiling solutions for commercial,family homes and industrial spaces. A fresh coat of paint can raise the “Visual Value” RMr decorators ltd.

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Paul K., OL12

Painter | Interior in Rochdale

Did not use, I felt that they weren't local enough


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Based: in Preston, PR2 6JQ

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Shirley M., BL4

Interior work | Plastering in Bolton

The company were messy when he said he was clean the protection was not put on th floor until I asked and he took 2 of m...

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20 Mar

Ceiling | Plasterboard

Manchester - M23

Enquiry from: David A

Start Date: Immediate

22 Sep

Ceiling | Plasterboard

Manchester - M19

Enquiry from: Gill B

Start Date: Immediate

Customer visited the site and submitted an enquiry. Property type: Other, Work description: Damage to wall and ceiling in kitchen following leak from roof.

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31 Aug

Ceiling | Plasterboard

Manchester - M21

Enquiry from: Lucia B

Start Date: Immediate

A small area - 1 m sq - in my kitchen ceiling needs plasterboard then a skim. There used to be a skylight there. NB I am out tonight from about 5pm

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29 Aug

Ceiling | Plasterboard

Manchester - M31

Enquiry from: Nik d

Start Date: Less than one month

Customer visited the site and submitted an enquiry. Property type: Detached, Work description: 3xrooms, walls and celings; 16'x12', 14x11' & 8x14' and 1 and a half walls, 15...

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07 Aug

Ceiling | Plasterboard

Manchester - M20

Enquiry from: Richard S

Start Date: Immediate

Customer visited the site and submitted an enquiry. Property type: Terrace, Work description: 2 walls in dining room, 2 wells and ceiling in lounge, all walls and ceiling in...

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04 Jul

Ceiling | Plasterboard

Manchester - M29

Enquiry from: Karen F

Start Date: Immediate

home owner internal plasterboard ceiling in garage approximately 16m2 time scale - immediate please call to appoint *

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05 Feb

Ceiling | Plasterboard

Manchester - M38

Enquiry from: Robert C

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Bathroom wall needs RE plasterboard on it due to water coming in from the roof around 7ft by 6ft square with around 60 bath tiles need removed and replaced Also if possible I need some loft boards an...

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25 Jan

Ceiling | Plasterboard

Manchester - M30

Enquiry from: Chaudhry N

Start Date: Immediate

Customer visited the site and submitted an enquiry. Property type: Commercial, Work description: its 1100 sq fit property we need suspended celing for shop send me best qute

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13 Jul

Ceiling | Plasterboard

Manchester - M24

Enquiry from: Danny T

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Customer visited the site and submitted an enquiry. Home owner Property type: Semi detached Work description: Full 3 bedroom house needs boarding and plastering and covin...

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24 May

Ceiling | Plasterboard

Manchester - M14

Enquiry from: Efat I

Start Date: 1 to 3 months

Land Lady Plasterboard ceiling required Time scale: 1-3 months Contact to Appoint *

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what size battens for plasterboard ceiling

If you’re looking to plaster your ceiling, one of the most essential parts of the process is cutting the plasterboard. Once you’re able to master this skill, the rest of the plastering is quite easy. This is a task that can be done by any competent DIYer but with a little bit of patience and confidence. If you lack any of these attributes, we’d strongly recommend you call in a reliable professional who can guarantee the best results for help. In this guide, we’re going to take you through the plasterboard ceiling cutting process. Let’s take a look!

To cut plasterboard ceiling, you don’t need any expensive tool which is usually not the case when it comes to carpentry. If you won’t be cutting a lot of plasterboard, all you really need would be just an old handsaw or plasterboard one, a Stanley knife as well as a straight edge. However, if you’ll be cutting lots of plasterboards, you’ll require the following to make your task a lot easier:

✓ An old handsaw

✓ A Stanley knife and many spare blades

✓ A straight edge like a long spirit level

✓ A surform

✓ A battery drill and oh2 screwdriver bits, with specific plasterboard screws.

To cut plasterboard to length, you’ll have to first score a line on the face side of the board with a straight edge and Stanley knife. Once done, simply lift the sheet off the ground and snap it along the score line. Then, you can run your knife down the other side of the board , cutting the back of the plasterboard backing sheet. Upon completion, your plasterboard is now ready to be fitted on your ceiling.

how much does it cost to plasterboard a ceiling

Installing a plasterboard on your ceiling is a cool way to modernize your property. Over the past couple of decades, there has bee an increasing number of trends associated with plastering of both walls and ceilings such as rounded edges and textured plaster. However, in recent times, home and property owners are now looking to install more of sharp edges. If you’re planning to plaster your ceiling, you’d probably want to know just how much this project is going to cost. If yes, then you’ve come to the right place. In this article, we’ll give you a rough estimate of ceiling plastering costs.

There are a plethora of factors the can influence the price of plastering your ceiling. These pricing components includes the following:

✓ Size. As you would have expected, the larger the job, the more the overall cost. However, the price per square metre will reduce which means that the cost of plastering a small ceiling space will cost more per square metre than the cost of plastering a larger ceiling space per square metre.

✓ Materials. We have a wide range of plasterboard available in the market. If you need a fire retardant, acoustic or other types of specialist plasterboard, you can expect to pay higher than standard plasterboards.

✓ Location. Just like many other home improvement projects, the cost of plastering ceiling varies greatly throughout the UK. Places such as London and the South East have the highest prices due to the high standard of living as well as greater demands.

In general, to plaster a ceiling (small 2 m x 2 m) - overboard and plaster will cost within the range of £200 to about £300. Also, to plaster a ceiling (large 5 m x 6 m) - overboard and plaster will cost within the range of £400 to about £600. The average plasterer’s daily rate (including material) is about £180 to £300 and ceiling plastering cost per square metre ranges between £20 to £40.

what thickness plasterboard for ceiling

Also referred to as drywall, plasterboard is a panel that features an inner layer of gypsum and spread between facer as well as backer paper. It is mostly incorporated in the construction of both interior walls and ceilings. Plasterboard can be made to be humidity resistant, fire resistant as well as noise resistant. Due to these reasons and also the fact that it’s very easy to install and very affordable, plasterboard is a very popular choice when it comes to interior walls and ceilings.

One of the major issues that most homeowners face when fitting plasterboard is the thickness required to make the project a long lasting one. But not to worry, we got you covered! If you’re about to install plasterboard for your ceiling and wondering the thickness that’ll be appropriate, then you’ve come to the right place. In general, the standard plasterboard sheet size is 120 cm in width and within the range of 180 cm to 360 cm in height. These sizes are designed to provide the much needed support to the standard stud spacing which is 160 cm. Depending on the manufacturer, plasterboard can be in four different widths.

Now talking about the thickness, there are two standard thicknesses of plasterboard - 9.5 mm and 12.5 mm. The sizes of plasterboard for ceilings are 9.5 mm or 10 mm. Most individuals tend to assume that the thicker the plasterboard the better, but this is absolutely false. A thicker plasterboard will only stick harder to the ceiling which will make it hard to seal joints if required.

Plasterboards are a great noise insulators which can also reduce disturbances from other activities. As a result, for walls, size of plasterboards that’s considered appropriate for walls is 12.5 mm or 13 mm.

how to cut plasterboard ceiling

Cutting a plasterboard is a relatively simple process requiring only some basic tools. Unfortunately, the lack of knowledge serves as big deterrent for many people who wishes to put it to good use. Plasterboard can actually be sawn using an ordinary timber saw that’s fine-toothed to get a cleaner edge. However, the basic tools you may also need includes a sharp knife (Stanley Knife), pencil, a fine sandpaper, a straight edge and measurement tape as well as a wall board saw. Let’s have a look at the cutting process!

✓ Firstly, you need to put the plasterboard sheet flat on a firm surface.

✓ Use the tape measurement to measure the cut you wish to make.

✓ With the help of a pencil, simply mark out the part you wish to cut on the plasterboard’s front side.

✓ Once marked, place a spirited level over the marked spot on the plasterboard sheet you want to cut.

✓ Cut a shallow mark into the plasterboard sheet using the Stanley Knife to cut along the edge.

✓ The cut should be slow and gradual to ensure you do not wander off the edge of the marked area.

✓ Once the shallow cut has been made, turn the plasterboard sheet on its edge and deliver a quick and sharp push towards the plasterboard’s back and on one side of the cut.

✓ Place the plasterboard sheet backing against a flat surface ensuring the line of the cut is over an edge. Once done, give a quick and sharp push towards the back of the plasterboard sheet and on the part of the board is reaches beyond the edge.

✓ Using a fine sandpaper, remove all forms of paper burrs.

The process of cutting plasterboard requires a lot of practice. If you lack the training and experience, the cutting process is best left to a proficient professional who can guarantee the best results the first time and save you some additional costs due to potential damages.

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