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I can't thank you enough for all the hard work you put in to renovating our barn. It looks exceptional and I would definately recommend you to all my friends.

- G Wilson, Marford


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Plastering Services

Plastering is one of the ancient handicrafts that has evolved over the last few decades. There are many different techniques and finishes that can be achieved with plaster.

Here at IR Plastering we recognise this, and over the years have gained the knowledge and skills to complete all finishes to the highest standard. It's only with years of experience that you understand it's not all about the finish, although important, but also it's about the underlying preparation too.

Our plasterers are qualified to carry out all types of plastering, including:

  • Ceilings installed & Repaired
  • Plaster coving
  • Artex plastered over
  • Ornate cornice and plaster mouldings
  • Installing archways
  • Openings blocked up and plastered over
  • Extensions and conversions plastered
  • Lathe plaster ceilings and walls repaired
  • Rendering
  • Tanking & Waterproof Render
  • Screeding


And much more if its Plasterwork Contact IR Plastering on 01978 720812

 

Types of Plaster

There are quite a few plasters but two main types - gypsum based and cement based. The latter are used mainly for outdoors, generally for rendering. Gypsum based plasters are used indoors only - damp will attack a gypsum based plaster and cause it to crumble.

Cement based plasters can be used indoors for areas that are susceptible to damp and areas that require a greater thickness of cover.

The most common gypsum plasters are browning, bonding, and metal lathing plaster. Modern plasters come already mixed with perlite, vermiculite and several other additives. These additives provide a greater degree of insulation and fire resistance. Other ingredients slow down the setting time and generally make the mixture more workable.

IR Plastering can recommend the correct plaster choice for the perfect finish every time. Book your appointment today for a free no obligation quote!