I work as both a plasterere and a plastering instructor.
Here I write about things that crop up in my day to day work, that I think may be of help to anyone wanting to find out a bit more about plastering.
Hi I am using a multi finish plaster and mixing to the correct mix as per bag. 25kg to 11.5li of clean water. I have tested a 5kg mix with 2.3litres of
Hi Paul, What would you recommend for plastering the inside faces of a fire place that will house a log burner? My plan was to use a sand/lime render
Paul, I have removed blown lime plaster from an internal stone wall. I want to bring the wall back out in cement prior to plastering. How is it best achieved
Hi Paul, I've just removed the stone cladding from my old 1950's fireplace. I'm left with partly plastered and partly bare brick / block work walls around
Hi have removed wallpaper from plasterboard, there > is a lot of damage to the paper coating of the drywall and it keeps > picking up when trying to plaster
Hi - I've got a patch of about 30cmx30cm lime plaster that has come away from the wall. THe house is around 1840 and stone construction. What should I
Hello Paul I am currently prepping for the plaster in my house it had some live areas of plaster so I have scraped it all off back the the existing sand
Hi, I've skimmed a small plasterboard wall (1 x 2.2 m) and the plaster has crazed in places as it has dried. Small The pasteboard has been up for months.
Hi Paul, I attach a photo showing the other side of my infilled doorway. How do I get a crack free join between board and plaster where I have removed
Hi Paul, Thanks for your advice regards my project, see below. Okay Mike the main video/info from the site that will help you is: the whole skimming
Hi, Before signing up to your site I patched some holes with bonding but couldnt get the patched flush with the existing wall. They're only 1-2mm proud
I have stripped back a bathroom wall to the stone (old house, solid stone walls), not an external wall, which used to be tiled. I do not wish to re-tile,
After removing wallpaper and getting rid of as much wallpaper paste residue as possible I am wondering if any that is left will affect the skimming. Should
Hi, First thank you so much for making this course - nothing else I've found online or in print compares in quality or would have given me much chance
Hi Paul, I'm working on the chimney breast as you will see from the pics. Plan is to install a woodburner, and we'd like to keep the original bricks as