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Plastering is very popular in British properties simply because it's a quick and effective way to restore walls so they're suitable for wallpaper, tiling or painting. It's this ease of decoration later on that makes plastering a necessity.

How many times have you removed wallpaper to find the walls beneath are lumpy or there's damage that requires repairing. Plastering will take just a few hours and as soon as it has dried out you can begin redecorating.

If you would like your house replastered then use our totally free online service and receive around four prices to compare and contrast within Chatham.

Average Plastering cost in Chatham

The regular cost of Plastering is £750. Costs fluctuate based on the materials and the firm hired. The upper price range can be as high as £862.5. The material costs are typically about £187.5

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Plastering installation cost in 2021

Labour cost £525
Material cost £188
Waste removal £38
Time frame: 1-3 days

Plastering searches in May 2021

Plastering Projects in Chatham in April 2021

1,583

Requests for quotations in Chatham in April 2021

10

Requests for Plastering quotations in Chatham in April 2021. -50% change from March 2021.

270

Requests for Plastering quotations in Kent in April 2021. -7% change from March 2021.

We noted 1,583 requests for property quotations within Chatham. Of these quotation requests the amount of plastering quotes within Chatham was 10. Quotatis would have been in a position to match these customers with as many as four suitable contractors who were available for work in Chatham during that time. Request a free home survey from trustworthy companies within Chatham.

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Plastering searches in cities and towns near Chatham April 2021

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Requests for quotations in Gillingham in April 2021

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Requests for quotations in Rochester in April 2021

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Requests for quotations in Maidstone in April 2021

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Requests for quotations in Sittingbourne in April 2021

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Requests for quotations in Chatham in April 2021

Chatham

Chatham includes a populace of 70,540 and forms an area of the unitary authority of Medway, located in the county of Kent. The town is next to the north shoreline of Kent and it is well-known for the old Chatham dockyards. There are a range of homes in Chatham which ensures many housing projects are required by homeowners. For the improvements you require, use vetted and reliable trade professionals to get the best price along with a top quality finish.

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Plastering pros in Chatham

WEATHERSHIELD ROOFING & BUILDING CONTRACTORS

52 review(s)
Based: in Wickford, SS12 9LA

Latest review

Chris J., SS15
5

Roofline | Guttering in Basildon

Excellent response. Came to fix guttering ASAP. Would recommend.

VLADALY LIMITED

2 review(s)
Based: in Middlesex, TW7 4QR

Latest review

Liza M., N18
3

Painter | Exterior in London

No comment.

BAYSON BUILDERS AND PLASTERING

1 review(s)
Based: in Brentwood, CM13 2RP

Latest review

Mary S., CM22
4

Painter | Interior in Bishop's Stortford

Scott's attitude is get in, get out, spend the least amount of time he can get away with. No care was taken to protect t...

Similar Customer Enquiries for Plastering in Chatham

28 Jun

Interior work | Plastering

Chatham - ME4

Enquiry from: Wayne G

Start Date: Less than one month

kids room celling part of it need to done about 2f by 2f Are you the property owner: Tenant (with permission) Property Type: Detached How many rooms are you looking to have plastered: 1 Are you looki...

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22 May

Interior work | Plastering

Chatham - ME5

Enquiry from: Susan L

Start Date: 1 to 3 months

Plaster and coving two bedroom walls and ceiling also hallway stairs and landing

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06 Jul

Interior work | Plastering

Chatham - ME5

Enquiry from: Benjamin K

Start Date: Immediate

Bathroom 2.23 width x2 walls 240 height Master bed 3.35 width 2x (1 has bay window) 3.62 x2 (1 bay window & door frame) 2.4 height Bed 2 bedroom 3.34 window 3.32 (door frame) 2.4 ...

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03 Aug

Interior work | Plastering

Chatham - ME5

Enquiry from: Elsie R

Start Date: Immediate

Skim the ceiling in one room.

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16 Oct

Interior work | Plastering

Chatham - ME4

Enquiry from: Greg A

Start Date: Immediate

Customer visited the mydecoratingprices.co.uk site and submitted an enquiry. Property type: Semi detached, Work description: Large 4 bed newly plastered throughout. Requires painting mist coat and ...

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20 Jul

Interior work | Plastering

Chatham - ME5

Enquiry from: Michele J

Start Date: 1 to 3 months

Kitchen walls skimmed and new ceiling (boarding over existing ceiling and plaster) Are you the property owner: Owner of the property Property Type: Semi detached How many rooms are you looking to...

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07 Apr

Interior work | Plastering

Chatham - ME4

Enquiry from: Susan F

Start Date: Immediate

Home Owner 1 wall Re- Skimmed Please Call to Appoint

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27 Feb

Interior work | Plastering

Chatham - ME5

Enquiry from: Lee S

Start Date: Immediate

Need a room plastered at the bottom of my garden size of the room is 5mx4mx2.3m the walls are new moisture resistance boards and the ceiling are new standard plasterboards Homeowner Please contact...

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26 Nov

Interior work | Plastering

Purfleet - RM19

Enquiry from: Karen H

Start Date: Immediate

hallway, stairway and landing walls to be skimmed. we had dado rails which have been removed and a textured paint which has been removed under dado rails so now top and bottom wall textures do not ma...

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01 Nov

Interior work | Plastering

Gravesend - DA11

Enquiry from: Alex C

Start Date: Immediate

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i have 2x square holes (approx 5x5cm) that need patching from where heating controls were previously installed are you the property owner: owner of the property property type: semi detached how many r...

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15 Sep

Interior work | Plastering

Dartford - DA1

Enquiry from: Adam B

Start Date: Immediate

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i have 2 bedroom that i want skimmed. bedroom one: 3.4m by 4.3m (height 2.3m) bedroom two: 3.4m by 3.7m (height 2.3m) are you the property owner: owner of the property property type: semi detached how...

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03 Mar

Interior work | Plastering

Dartford - DA1

Enquiry from: Jas C

Start Date: Immediate

3 new flats dry lining only. 1 refurbishment. Basement drylining only. Ground floor to be lime / sharp sand rendered. Property Type: Other How many rooms are you looking to have plastered: 5+ Rooms A...

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27 Jul

Interior work | Plastering

Grays - RM17

Enquiry from: Senseles5 .

Start Date: Immediate

Great, what do you need done? Just one wall Are you the property owner: Owner of the property Property Type: Terrace How many rooms are you looking to have plastered: 2 Rooms Are you looking for Inter...

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11 Jul

Interior work | Plastering

Grays - RM17

Enquiry from: Patel A

Start Date: Immediate

Required plaster in front of house and back

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09 Oct

Interior work | Plastering

Dartford - DA2

Enquiry from: Akin O

Start Date: Less than one month

To remove existing ceiling, add insulation, replace with new plaster boards and skimm with multifinish plaster to cover Are you the property owner: Owner of the property Property Type: Semi detache...

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25 Sep

Interior work | Plastering

Gravesend - DA11

Enquiry from: Mr M

Start Date: Immediate

Plastering room to be decorated Are you the property owner: Owner of the property Property Type: Detached How many rooms are you looking to have plastered: 1 Room Are you looking for Interior Decorati...

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04 Apr

Interior work | Plastering

Tilbury - RM18

Enquiry from: Lucie M

Start Date: Immediate

living room, 3 bedrooms, landing area and hallway need plastering skimming. Also bathroom floor tiling and fix 2 toilets and 1 vanity basin ( at extra cost negotiable)

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16 Jan

Interior work | Plastering

Gravesend - DA11

Enquiry from: Mark B

Start Date: 1 to 3 months

Bathroom 3.5 metre sq. Needs skimming Property Type: Terrace How many rooms are you looking to have plastered: 4 Are you looking for Interior Decorating: No Time scale: 1-3 months Are you the property...

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07 Nov

Interior work | Plastering

Grays - RM16

Enquiry from: Nicola C

Start Date: Immediate

15 Oct

Interior work | Plastering

Gravesend - DA11

Enquiry from: Sam M

Start Date: Immediate

Bathroom to be replastered. It is the walls only that need to be replastered and the plaster needs to cover the old artex finish (really awful - not a fan). The room size is 8ft x 11ft x 10ft floor t...

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FAQs

can you plaster over tiles

Can You Plaster Over Tiles?

Yes, it’s absolutely possible to plaster over tiles but just because is possible doesn’t mean you should. Plastering over tiles is an option but it’s not recommended by experts due to several reasons. A good example is the fact that a tiled environment is in no way a suitable environment that can serve as a good bonding surface for a plaster. For the success of a plastering project, there’s the need for the surface to be able to bond to the PVA base coat. Due to fact that most tiles are slippery in nature and also lack of the ability to be able to absorb moisture, the PVA base coat layer will not be able to bond to the tiled surface, which will ultimately make for a weak surface upon the application of the plaster. Consequently, the plaster will easily flake and fall from the wall.

The inability to drill into the tiled wall surface after plastering is one of the major disadvantages that also arises when you decide to plaster over tiled surfaces. Most tiled surfaces are found in kitchens and bathrooms which are going to need appliances such as sinks, lavatories, kitchen counters and lots more. These appliances are designed to be installed on solid surfaces which would not be an easy task to carry out on tiles knowing there would definitely be great cracks or damages.

The best tip you’ll get if you’re considering to plaster on a tiled surface, is that detaching tiles from a surface can easily be done with a hammer and chisel, and that would save you a host of problems later in the future. However, if you still wish to plaster on your tiled walls, then you best bet would be to get a Blue Grit bonding agent. It works better than PVA and only needs one coat.

what is plaster made of

What Is Plaster Made Of?

Plaster is one of the most commonly used materials when it comes to building construction. It’s a crucial component that’s incorporated in coating walls, ceilings as well as partitions and it hardens on drying. Plastering is one of the most ancient building materials which has taken over mud to plaster reed or sapling huts so as to serve as a protection against the elements. Here, we’re going to take a look at the multiple compositions of plaster. These components are very important due to the fact that they form a protective coating on whatever they are used on. They work to protect surfaces such as ceiling and underlying walls from scratches or any form of damage.

Plaster comprises a few materials which includes gypsum, lime or cement and all operates in a similar way. Gypsum is made of calcium sulfate dihydrate and it’s the main component of main forms of plaster, sidewalk chalk, blackboard, drywall and more. Meanwhile, lime plaster is made up of sand, water and lime ( mostly non hydraulic hydrated lime). And lastly, cement which is a mix of suitable plaster, portland cement, sand as well as water.

The plaster is usually produced as a dry powder which is mixed thoroughly with water to create a stiff but also a paste that’s workable immediately before it’s applied to the wall or ceiling.

It’s quite easy to confuse a drywall with a plaster but there are some differences. Not only is plaster a much older style of wall construction than dry wall, but it’s also a lot more expensive than installing a drywall. Plaster walls are also able to provide you with a more durable finish when compared to a drywall and it makes for a better quality finish.

how much does plastering cost

How Much Does Plastering Cost?

If your existing interior or exterior plaster is starting to show signs of needing to be refreshed or the painting never seems to last, then it’s probably time to have your plaster renewed to breathe in a new lease of life to your decorating efforts.

So if you’re giving wall plastering a thought, there’s a need to have a rough estimate of the cost a professional is likely to charge so you can set a budget and start planning. However a direct answer can not be provided for this question as there are so many factors that a professional will put into considering before coming up with a quote that’s unique to your specific requirements.

A lot of plasterers will come up with a quote for the job using the number of square metres of wall space that’s going to be covered. This is due to the number of plasterboards as well as the other materials that the plasterer will need to purchase, how long the work will take and also the labour that’ll be involved in completing the project.

Another popular influencing factor that several plasterers use is the size of the room to be plastered. This is the main reason why you’re more likely to find the prices in small, medium as well as large rooms. Therefore, in order to have a more accurate estimate of the cost of your plastering project, you’d have to call in a qualified professional to have a look at the job at hand. Generally, to re-plaster a small room will cost within the range of £350 to £550, a medium room will cost within the range of £400 to £600 and a large room, between £550 to £700.

how much to plaster a room

How Much To Plaster A Room?

Generally, the standard of plastering in older houses leaves a lot to be desired. Having settled for so many years, there is a lot of tendency that anything brittle will break or crumble with the movement. And this is exactly where plasters fall.

Plaster provides a wide range of functions in your home and as a result, has grown to become very popular amongst several homeowners. So if you want to plaster a room, you might just wish to estimate the cost so you can set a budget and start to plan. However, there’s no short and simple answer to this as the cost of plastering is based on a number of factors. These factors include the dimensions of the room, the accessibility of the surface, the condition of the existing plaster as well as the size of the company.

So if you want to paster your room, you can either remove the old plaster or skim a 3mm plaster coat over the existing one. In respect to the two options, the prices will also vary. However, several plastering experts will charge either on the average room size or a daily rate. This is due to the fact that they know approximately the number of area they can cover in a day’s work. You can, however, request a quotation which specifies the costs per square metre in order to allow you compare with other contractors. In reality, several plastering professionals use either small, medium or large sized room as the yard stick for providing a quote.

Generally, for a small sized room, you’ll have to pay about £600 to £700, a medium sized will cost within the range of £650 to £1000, while a large sized room will cost between the range of £1000 to £1500.

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