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Plastering is very popular in British households simply because it's a simple and effective way to restore walls so they're suited to wallpaper, tiling or painting. It's this ease of decoration afterwards which makes plastering essential.

How many times have you taken off wallpaper to find the walls underneath are rough or there's damage that requires repairing. Plastering will take just a couple hours and as soon as it has dried you could start decorating.

If you'd like your house replastered then make use of our free online service and get as many as four quotations to compare within Wirral.

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Plastering installation cost in 2021

Labour cost £525
Material cost £188
Waste removal £38

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Requests for Plastering quotations in Wirral in March 2021. -45% change from February 2021.


Requests for Plastering quotations in Merseyside in March 2021. -45% change from February 2021.

We noted 12,774 requests for house quotations within Wirral. Of these quote requests the number of plastering quotes within Wirral was 114. Quotatis would have been in a position to match these consumers with as many as four suitable contractors who were available for work in Wirral at that time. Ask for a free house survey from reputable companies in Wirral.

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Accompanied by a populace in excess of 300,000, the Metropolitan Borough of Wirral can be found in Merseyside, to the northwest of England. Wirral is bordered by the River Mersey, along with the Irish Sea to the north. Be certain to find the ideal price tags for any household improvement work you want, by completing our quote form below.

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1 review(s)
Based: in Holywell, CH8 8AD

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Angela R., CH1

Ceiling | Plasterboard in Chester

Very helpful man did job really well cleaned up after himself I would recommend to friends

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01 Feb

Interior work | Plastering

Wirral - CH61

Enquiry from: Brian C

Start Date: Immediate

are you the property owner: owner of the property property type: terrace other forms: plastering, gas boiler replacement agreed to receive quotes for selected products: yes please call to appoint

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18 Jun

Interior work | Plastering

Wirral - CH62

Enquiry from: Linda C

Start Date: Immediate

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10 Jan

Interior work | Plastering

Wirral - CH49

Enquiry from: Miss p

Start Date: Less than one month

Hall stairs and landing quote please Are you the property owner: Owner of the property Are you looking for Interior Decorating: No Property Type: Other How many rooms are you looking to have plaster...

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14 Apr

Interior work | Plastering

Wirral - CH49

Enquiry from: Adam M

Start Date: Less than one month

A full kitchen plus 4 walls, patching after the electrician. Are you the property owner: Owner of the property Property Type: Semi detached How many rooms are you looking to have plastered: 3 Are you...

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08 Mar

Interior work | Plastering

Wirral - CH46

Enquiry from: Laura S

Start Date: Less than one month

I want the artex upstairs plastering over, just bought the house, so would like to get some quotes. Most important is main bedroom, but would like the whole of the upstairs doing if i can afford it! A...

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06 Feb

Interior work | Plastering

Wirral - CH49

Enquiry from: Graham W

Start Date: Immediate

Small breast wall takes two & half pieces of wallpaper. May just need bottom half replastering

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14 Dec

Interior work | Plastering

Wirral - CH47

Enquiry from: Gill O

Start Date: Immediate

Box room cove ceiling. Artexed at present. Texture= finely stippled, no raised areas. Work required, rescrew boards, apply bond and plaster skim 5-8mm to smooth finish.

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30 Oct

Interior work | Plastering

Wirral - CH49

Enquiry from: Gladys M

Start Date: 1 to 3 months

Dear Sir/Madam I am looking for Eglinton Scratch Plaster which I used in a project named Blackburn House in Liverpool some 20 years ago. A beautiful white matt finish with Mica in it, self coloured...

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19 Sep

Interior work | Plastering

Wirral - CH62

Enquiry from: Ann S

Start Date: Immediate

Customer visited the site and submitted an enquiry. Property type: Terrace, Work description: Hall stairs and landing Are you the property owner: Owner of the property Prop...

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24 Aug

Interior work | Plastering

Wirral - CH63

Enquiry from: John C

Start Date: Immediate

Customer visited the site and submitted an enquiry. Property type: Detached, Work description: Plaster replacement bathroom ceiling call to appoint *

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08 Jun

Interior work | Plastering

Wirral - CH46

Enquiry from: Sheila R

Start Date: Immediate

Property type: Detached, Work description: Making good and plastering ceiling and walls in kitchen following electrical work Please call to appoint *

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What types of plastering are there?

There are several different kinds of plastering. ‘Dot and dab’ refers to a base layer of plasterboard which is attached to a wall using ‘dabs’ of adhesive. ‘Floating’ is a technique where a backing or undercoat plaster is applied to walls. ‘Skimming’ or ‘reskimming’ refers to the very thin final decorative layer of plaster.

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Can You Plaster Over Artex?

The short and simple answer to this question is yes, you can plaster over Artex. However, you must also note that plastering over Artex may not be the best choice as Artex is porous and as such, you’d have to detach the stripping so as to get a smooth and even coating. In the event whereby your ceilings or walls have Artex on them, you’ll have to smooth the Artex in order to obtain a plaster of solid coat.

✓ Preparing Artex for plastering. First and foremost, you’ll have to detach any bumps before you can plaster over the Artex. Do note that you don’t have to completely remove the Artex, all that’s needed is just enough to get a coat of plaster. Make use of a scraper to get rid of the bumps on various Artex designs like swirl and bark. Once you’re through getting rid of as much bumps as possible, there’s the need to seal the Artex due to the fact that it can absorb the moisture out of the plaster which will cut the time to get a good finish to little or nothing. You can use a PVA and water mix to do the job!

✓ The PVA mix. This is done to seal off the porous Artex in order to stop it from absorbing moisture from your plaster which can make it start to crack and crumble. To do this, simply mix half PVA and half water, then use a brush to paint the mixture over the plastering area. Once done, you can give the plastering surface about two to three coats and wait for the solution to dry off within a hour or two.

Plastering over Artex is not as hard as it seems, but if you lack the confidence to complete the task, simply contact a professional for help.

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Can You Plaster Over WallPaper?

If you have wallpaper installed on your wall surface and you’re considering plastering the wall, when you put into consideration the stress involved in removing a wallpaper you may want to consider plastering directly over the wallpaper. This is quite understandable as removing a wallpaper can be quite time consuming and tedious, but plastering directly over wallpaper is a mistake that should never be made. Plastering over wallpaper is in no way a viable option due to the fact that it can only turn out disastrous after a couple of weeks or even days in some cases as the plaster will crack and crumble. As a result, you’ll have to firstly scrape off the wallpaper in order to assist the plaster get to be firmly secured to the wall behind.

When you plaster over a wallpaper, this will make the wallpaper wet and it’ll absorb the moisture. And once the plaster does not have moisture, the only result is for it to crack and start to crumble. Hence, plaster and wallpaper is never a good combination.

Asides from cracking and crumbling, anther issue is that the wallpaper will bubble. You can actually key the wallpaper with the help of a knife and it might look secured for some time, however it’ll eventually crumble and you’d have to scrape off the plaster complete to start all over again. The wallpaper will bubble as the plaster can’t be keyed into a wallpaper and the wallpaper will only work as a barrier between the plaster and the wall.

Overall, plaster always needs to slowly dry off as well as a good and proper surface to grip to. No matter the amount of PVA mix you spread on the wallpaper, it will always remain a barrier. So you’d have to remove the wallpaper completely to get a great result.

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How To Plaster A Ceiling

Generally, plastering is a very tricky and time consuming job which usually require lots of efforts and practice to get right - with that in mind it gets even a lot trickier when it comes to ceiling plastering.

However, when you’re able to acquire the right know-how as well as tools, ceiling plastering can be completed by any confident DIYer enthusiast without the need to call in a professional. However, if you lack the needed confidence to pull off this task, then we’d recommend you get in touch with a trustworthy professional who can guarantee the best results for help. In this guide, we’ll take you through the ceiling plastering process.

You’ll need the following materials to get started: plaster, mixing bucket and paddle, plasterer’s float, plasterer’s towel, bucket trowel, protective gear, bucket of clean water and wide brush.

✓ Prepare the area. When it comes to plastering a ceiling it’s almost unavoidable to leave a mess around and no matter how you do it, your plaster will drop on the floor. Therefore you have put drop sheets on the floor, cover the furniture and put thing you don’t want to get dirty out of the way.

✓ Prepare the ceiling to be plastered. Sand down the uneven patches on the ceiling. Once done, wash the ceiling with a sponge and warm soapy water while also removing all cobwebs as well. Leave the surface to dry once completed.

✓ Mix the plaster or buy a premix plaster. To mix the plaster, simply use equal parts of plaster and water for mixing the plaster,

✓ Plaster the ceiling. Apply a little quantity of plaster to the edge of your trowel and try to spread it in rows to do the job without much hassle. Ensure that the thickness of the coat is thin and even throughout the application. The rough edge of the trowel should be used for the spreading as it’ll help you create scrapes or scratches in the plaster.

✓ Sand the surface

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