DPF Plastering & Screeding

  • Plastering utility room

    Des did a great job, very neat and tidy and nice finish.

  • New kitchen ceiling

    Excellent in all respects
    Professional approach and well executed work The room was left clean and tidy
    Highly recommend

  • Plaster skim 2 small walls in a bathroom

    Quick, clean and friendly, would recommend

  • Ceiling

    Fantastic job and at a very reasonable price.

    Desmond was a pleasure to deal with and would not hesitate to use him again.

  • Plaster walls and ceiling

    10 out of 10. A true tradesman. Des plastered two rooms for me both finished to a very high standard. Des gets on with the job with no problems and left the site clean and tidy. I highly recommend DPF Plastering and will be using them again.
    Great service.

  • Plaster ceiling and skim 4 walls

    Des of DPF was very easy to arrange a date with to start our work. Arrived as arranged on time, both days,understood our requirements and got to work straight away. Walls and ceiling plastered to a high standard and nice smooth finish, area left clean and tidy. Very pleased with the whole experience and Des is a nice bloke too. All good. Thanks.

  • Plastering job

  • Small plastering job

    Very good job! Very nice man! Thanks Des

  • Plastering small bathroom ceiling

  • Replacing part of lathe and plaster ceiling

    Really really pleased. Des arrived as promised and finished exactly when he predicted. He did a fantastic job, was really helpful and will definitely use him again and recommend to others

  • Ceiling plaster work required

    Fantastic. Excellent communication beforehand, arrived bang on time, the work was completed quickly and to an excellent standard, and my home was left clean and tidy. I’d highly recommend and would definitely use again.

  • 1 small ceiling repair from water damage

    Good communication. Arrived on Time got on with the work and we hardly knew he was there. Would recommend.

  • Plastering / skimming 1 room

    Desmond is a hard core professional, came on time, fast, did an amazing job at plastering/skimming the room and left everything spotless.
    I would definitely recommend him and will be keeping his name in my contact list.

    Thank you.

  • Plastering 3 walls

    Friendly and professional, would highly recommend! Thanks dez

  • Repair and plaster ceiling

    Des arrived punctually at the time agreed. He was courteous, polite and friendly.
    He completed the job in an efficient and professional manner after having previously explained to me how the work would be carried out.
    All the old plaster work was removed and the area where he had been working was left clean and tidy.
    I would have no hesitation whatsoever in recommending him to future clients and would certainly use him again in the future if the circumstances arose.


  • Putting up plaster boards and skimming walls small room

    Fantastic job very professional. We definitely use again.

  • ASAP - small plastering job, skimming

    Came out short notice to help out on a job that another company left half finished. Punctual, professional, tidy and skilful. Would recommend!

  • Really tiny little ceiling re-plastering....

    Tidy little piece of work. No problems.

  • Plastering of three bedroom walls

    Just got home and Des had finished, so I have to tell him through this feedback how delighted I am with the job. A lovely finished, I particularly like the round curve on the wall and how well it is done. The feedback from my wife, who was here all day working, was excellent too: he's self-contained, even down to his kettle, neat and clean and tidy, works really hard. So all this and a keen price as well.
    Thank you very much Des I couldn't recommend you more highly, and thanks for the advice about the living room wall.

  • Plastering 1 small wall

    Very good communication and a neat and tidy job completed - Thanks Des!

  • Small plastering of room

    Great bloke and excellent results. From now on he'll be my go to Plaster !

  • Plastering bathroom ceiling

    Des was on time, got on with the job. Great job done, tidy and would definitely recommend. Thank you

  • Filling 4 wall chasers

    Very friendly, on time, excellant work and we would definitely use his service again!

  • Kitchen walls and ceiling needs skimming/plastering

    Excellent job from Des. I am sure we will do business again.

  • Plastering 1 wall + various fix/repairs with plaster

    Excellent work from Des. Arrived on time, worked very clean and professional. Very happy with the result, definitely recommend him.

  • Skim ceiling/partial walls/small stud section & boxing

    Des is fantastic! Exceptional at his work - really first rate plastering. He also helped sort out my plasterboard and left everything looking amazing - my walls are super smooth now and I would highly recommend him :)

  • Fix hole in ceiling after insurance plumber fixed leak

    Fast. Professional. Will get him in again.

  • Plastering of small corner ceiling area+Skimming cracks

  • Plastering over 12 m2 artex ceiling

    Fantastic job! Des made everything look easy. Arrived exactly on time, kept everything running smoothly. Reliable, friendly and trustworthy. Highly recommended.

  • Plastering 3 small walls in bathroom

    Des was on time, with a good attitude. Extremely tidy and his work is first class.
    Will use him again

  • Skimming of walls

    Great job, came in at his and our earliest convenience. Worked hard and got the job done to a great standard. Would call upon him again if we needed more plastering work done

  • Repair and Plaster Small Ceiling

    Des arrived promptly and completed the work quickly. He brought all of the dust coverings etc with him and cleaned everything up afterwards (including washing his coffee mug!).
    The work is a really high standard and was a very competitive price. Wish we'd found Des sooner! Would certainly recommend.

  • Plastering ceiling wall

    I put a job up and Des said he would be round at 10am to give a quote he turned up promptly at 9:59am. Already I was impressed! He also turned up promptly on the day. He identified that a leaky washing machine was the cause of the plaster falling down. He worked very quickly and neatly put up a new plasterboard. He was finished before 2pm as promised and took away the rubbish without me asking. I have saved his number and will call him back in the New Year as I have more work to be done. I would recommend him.

  • Patching plaster behind a cupboard

    Clean, fast, all great! Thanks Desmond.

  • Plasterboard/Plastering - room

  • Luton: Fix a broken ceiling plaster 1mx1m in hallway

    Happy with the work done!

  • Patch for plasterboard ceiling

    Quick, tidy, left an immaculate finish. Would recommend.

  • Plaster stud wall plus one old wall

    Excellent work - done to quality standard, exactly on time and no mess. Very pleasant experience - would thoroughly recommend.

  • skimming

    Des was very polite and professional. Walls come out lovely with excellent finish. Would highly recommend.

  • New dry line wall and ceiling skim

    Turned up exactly as expected, completed the job exactly as described.

  • Plastering box room walls and ceiling

    Des did a great job and was easy to work with. I will definitely use his skills again

  • wall plaster kitchen over worktops

    Done the plastering nicely and cleaned nicely afterwards. Punctual and reliable.
    Would recommend to friends.

  • Plaster over two air vents in a plasterboard wall

  • Plaster wall

    Very good very clean

  • Ceilings skimmed

    Cannot fault Des. Brilliant job all round. Prompt, in touch throughout, available, professional and fantastic finished product for a fair price. Top man.

  • Ceiling needs plastering

    Thanks. Job done great. Aunty was very happy

  • Need a plasterer for a quick job.

    Des was very quick to reply, fair price! We needed more work done and he was very happy to help. We didn't even notice he was there, quiet, clean and tidy jobs all completed with in few hours. Thank you Des!

  • Plastering in bedroom

    A great guy and turned up on time, hard working (didn't stop all day), friendly, did a fantastic job and tidied up after him (was as if he'd never been!)! Definitely will use again and will recommend Des. Thank you Em

  • Complete insulating/plastering loft

  • ceiling plaster over bumpty artex

    Really pleased with the outcome on bedroom 1 - Some addition work required but led to a perfect finish! Gone is the ugly bumpy artex, replaced with beautiful smooth ceiling. Awaiting date for bedroom 2.
    Really professional service, would highly recommend

  • Plastering of one wall

    Turned up on time, did a really thorough job including an extra job whilst he was there. Cleaned up after himself and very good value for money. Would absolutely use again and recommend

  • Skimming a small front room

    This guys work ethic is phenomenal and left a finish as smooth as glass. Des should be your go-to for all plastering. A master craftsman and a nice bloke.

    Thanks Des, much appreciated.

  • Replaster spare bedroom

    Des did a great job on our spare room. He was very fast, worked to a great quality and was friendly and easy to deal with.


    Happy with the work and tradesman

  • Plaster a hole in the ceiling

  • Plastering

    Des arrived on the agreed date, did a great job of the plastering (a couple of awkward areas) and was professional throughout. He was also competitively priced. Highly recommended

  • Skimming 4 walls and a ceiling

    Des was fantastic very clean and tidy his work was outstanding and I would definitely use him again.

  • Bathroom Celling plastering

    Very efficient, professional and on time , pleasant man to deal with, cleans very well after work. Very good value for money anD I highly recommend him.

  • Plastering over Artex

    Des plastered the ceilings of the whole house and it looks really good. Very professional and friendly. I recommend his services. Thank you.

  • Replastering and filling wall

    Excellent service provided. Thank you

  • Skim / Plaster a medium bedroom wall and ceiling.

    28th March. Des has just completed plastering of a bedroom for me today.
    He has done a brilliant job and I would no have no hesitation in recommending him if anyone is considering works of this nature.
    He offers very competitive rates , is very friendly and hard working and the standard of workmanship is exceptional.
    Will definitely use again for similar works

  • Skim coating of walls

    Des was very punctual and did a great job with skim coating the walls of our loft room. We are very happy.

  • Re-plaster two sections of wall and a window surround

    Des was great I would definitely recommend him to others. He gave good constructive advice about what work needed to be done; he worked efficiently, cleanly and turned up on time. His price was reasonable too.

  • Bedroom ceiling re-plaster

    Des did a great job plastering a ceiling in one of my bedrooms. He came and checked the job as promised and then provided a quick quote to follow up. On the day, he arrived on time and carried out the work exactly as discussed and to the time scale he advised.

    Would use again for any further work.

  • plastering kitchen walls

    brilliant job done in our kitchen will definitely use again.

  • Skim of artexed bathroom ceiling

    It was such a pleasure meeting Des that I almost wish I had more plastering jobs to do ! The finished result is perfect. You really don't need to look any further - if you want a top quality job with the minimum of fuss this is the man for you.

  • Replaster kitchen ceiling.

    Very impressed with the job completed today. Very neat, tidy worker, carried out the job exactly as required. Punctual, friendly and quoetd a very good price. Would recommend totally & use again.

  • Re-plaster two rooms and entry way

    Des did a great job! Very tidy and professional. He was flexible to meet our schedule and gave an honest and very competitive price. Would definitely recommend.

  • Replacement of small ceiling

    A really nice, friendly guy - Des did a great job and left the work area clean and tidy.
    I would recommend his work.

  • Plaster 2 walls

    Did a good job. Was efficient. Fair price.

  • Plasterer needed

  • Removal of internal door

    Punctual, friendly and good workmanship. Des did a good job of removing the door and replastering both sides of the wall. Tidied up at the end and removed all rubbish. Would highly recommend and will hire again. Thank you.

  • Create cavity wall & plaster

    Des is a friendly and very experienced plasterer, completing the work quickly and efficiently. I was very pleased with the quality of the finish and no issues to report. Highly recommended and would use again. Thank you.

  • Repair to light water damaged ceiling.

    Arrived on time and job was done very professionally. Cleaned up well and price was very reasonable. Would highly recommend Des.

  • complete plastering of a bathroom + ceiling in toilet

    A very efficient and professional job, completed promptly and the site left clean and tidy. Thank you!

  • caved in section of bedroom ceiling below loft

    Des done a good job, I am very happy with his work
    I would recommend him without a problem

  • plaster over textured ceiling 3.2m x 3.7m

    I hired Des to skim a textured ceiling. The ceiling is now looking perfectly smooth! Would not hesitate to hire Des again.

  • Covering Artex

    Prompt positive reply to my posting. No fuss. Gave immediate estimate fixed a date and attended to carry out the job efficiently and skilfully.

  • Plaster/smooth bedroom ceiling

    Needed a bedroom ceiling plastered to cover up a nasty stippled surface.Very pleased with all aspects of the service from the initial contact through to the completion of the job.Was very prompt and clear with responses and queries and arrived on time and left the area really tidy and clean. Gave advice on ventilation to allow the plaster to dry properly.
    Would use Des again and recommend his service.

  • Kitchen Ceiling

    Des is a master craftsman, an excellent job. He gets on with the job and leaves everything in good order.

  • Bathroom Plastering and making good

    Brilliant plastering job by Des. No fuss, amiable chap, job done! Will use him again.

  • Ceiling repair after leak

    I hired Des for some plastering repair work at my house. His communication was good. He turned up when he said and he would and did an excellent job. And, he cleaned up thoroughly afterwards. Highly recommended.

  • Bedroom ceiling needs skimming

    Good job well done. .

  • Skimming

    Des came and skimmed four rooms for us. Very tidy worker, job exactly on time and budget. Will use again and would recommend to anyone.

  • Small plastering job


  • Ceiling plaster board

    We are very pleased with the job. Des is very professional and delivered an excellent job. Highly recommended .

  • 10ftx10ft plaster wall

    Turned up on time, was really nice bloke and very easy to deal with. The job was completed in the time he indicated for the price he quoted and I would definitely recommend him. Left the place spotless after also! All in all very happy. Thanks!

  • Living room skimming

    Ethic of work- Des was onsite before we were. He was very punctual, very professional and did a great job. He was also very helpful on suggestions on other parts of our build. I recommend him highly for any plastering job you have.
    And Des, look forward to working with you in the future with our other projects. Thanks again!

  • Need ceiling in a room in Barnet re-plastered.

    I'm very pleased to have contracted Des for plastering my damaged ceiling, after having received several quotes for the job. Not only was his work top notch he also gave me the best quote for the work. Des is extremely professional and does what he says he will do. In particular I was impressed that he was very quick to respond to my job posting here, and was also very quick to respond to my texts regarding the works. The ceiling looks great, and he cleaned up too! I cannot recommend Des highly enough. I would definitely use him again.

  • plaster and paint

    Fantastic job. Quick and professional.

  • Bedroom ceiling plastering

    Arrived on time, finished on time, great job, did a bit extra and lovely bloke.

  • plastering

  • Ceiling damage from leak

    Efficient response, flexible to our needs, prompt completion and clean and tidy finish. We were repairing our neighbour's ceiling after a leak and he was understanding and helped keep it a clean job.

  • Plastering a bathroom

  • Plastering 3 rooms

    The plastering job was brilliant as well as the new stud wall.

  • Plaster small ceiling, skim 3 walls.

    Des was very punctual, and completed the job to a very high standard, the walls were very smooth, and I am very pleased with the work he has done. He also left the flat very tidy! I would definitely recommend him to a friend, and contact him again if I ever need any plastering done.

  • plaster two rooms

    All ceilings walls in living room dining room and three bedrooms had paper removed walls prepared and then plastered including additional requests to plaster top landing and to plaster inside a cupboard which had been left in a horrendous state by previous owner.
    Des is a first class plasterer and the job has been finished to an excellent standard. The wall and ceilings will be emulsioned white and I am sure the painter will be very pleased as emulsioning the beautiful smooth walls and ceilings will make his job so much easier.
    Des is forthright direct and decisive and so communications are excellent. Gave his very favorable quote right away on the web site and stuck to it.
    . Quote was very reasonable and professional presentation giving full breakdown of costs and details of daily start and finish times.
    Des and his team arrived punctually every day on the dot and left around the same time leaving in time for family coming home from work allowing me to prepare evening meal and enjoy family meal without workmen in house.
    Des and his team are all hard workers and at the end of each day they cleaned up after themselves and to a very high standard. The job was completed within the timescale.
    We as a family felt very comfortable with Des and his team in our home and I would recommend him to friends and family. I will definitely employ him for a future plastering project.

  • Skim plaster a Kitchen

    Des is an excellent plasterer, arrived on time, completed my kitchen including the ceiling in a day with an incredibly smooth and level finished. I highly recommend Des.

  • Plaster living room - 5x4m 3m ceilings

    Very easy to deal with. Des arrived on time, completed the work as agreed to a high standard and got everything done quickly and cleanly. I wouldn't hesitate to recommend.

  • Plaster Room in a roof conversion. 4m x 2.4m

    great standard of work, friendly and minimal disruption. No mess left. Will Book again for sure!

  • Plaster 3 walls Length ~1.69m + window wall w: 75cm

    The walls look great, I was very pleased with his services and recommend them.

    All walls in the toilet room were plastered, including filling in a few gaps around the window at the start. One bathroom wall was plastered, including leaving the raw plugs for the radiator holder screws in place. The walls will only be painted (not tiled) so a good finish was important and this was achieved.

    Des arrived at the agreed time, ran through the job and checked if I had any questions or requests (e.g. the retention of radiator wall plugs) before begining. The job was completed within the expected timescales. Exactly what I required

  • Plastering of Bedroom

    Des and team were very professional, turned up at the exact time communicated, did a great job swiftly. Highly recommended!

  • Room skim

    Des was fast and efficient and has done a great job of my kitchen. He turned up exactly when he said he would and ploughed on until the job was done. The finish is very smooth and flat and that is a miracle considering the mess my walls were in when he started. I would definitely recommend him.

  • Damp on side of house

    Des was 100% the right man for the job, his plastering was of a very high standard and he solved the damp problem that we had and supplied us with a 30 year guarantee.
    Des also solved other minor issues in the house at no extra cost which we greatly appreciate.
    In comparison to other quotes we received Des was very reasonable. I have already recommended him to family and friends so if you would like someone punctual, clean, efficient and reasonably priced then Look no further, Des is your man :)

    Excellent job, thanks very much Des!

  • Contractor looking for plasterer

    Very happy with the work, very professional clean work,will hire again, soon as the other rooms are ready.

  • Fit new ceiling and plastering

    Wonderful professional work carried out efficiently. Will certainly hire them to do any similar work I need in the future and would certainly recommend them to anyone else.

  • Plastering odd jobs

    Des arrived when he said he would, did an excellent job and left the place really clean and tidy when he left. His plastering is excellent and even more impressive given the state of the walls when he started! Would definitely hire again.

  • Plastering small sections of ceiling and wall

    Des was very prompt, efficient, gave a competitive quote and stuck exactly to that figure. He was pleasant to deal with, worked hard to complete the job and completed it in the half a day timeframe estimate with minimum of fuss.

    It is 2 weeks later and the plastering has dried, and the overall job looks great!

  • External rendering and painting

    Des did a great job. He took pride in his work and kept to his word. He was punctual and made every effort to clean up after himself each day. We would be happy to recommend him without hesitation.

  • Plasrering

    A true craftsman, did a great job plastering my room. Arrived early, job completed in one day and Im defiantly going to use him again.

  • Plaster upstairs of 1930's semi St. Albans. URGENT

    Des started on time each day, very convenient for us, and was gone by the time we started our family time. Des was very focussed and delivered a good job, he is very neat and left our home as he found it, maybe even better(cleaner). Des was reasonably priced (lower than 4 others out of 5 quoted), Des delivered the job ahead of time, as we had a deadline that had to be met. The quality of the job, is perfect and no loose ends.

    I would hire Des without hesitation!

  • Bedroom plastering needed

    Thanks des for doing such a nice job. The plastering looks great.

  • Skim Kitchen all walls and ceiling

    How do they get it so smooth?

    Great finish. Arrived on time, finished on time, clean and quick.

    Would use again

  • Plastering and rendering

    Des turned up as arranged. He worked diligently, did a thoroughly professional job with a very good finish and cleaned up after he completed the work. I would use Des again for other plastering work.

  • tape and skim loft room and ceiling

    Top class professional plasterer - turned up when he said, cleaned up after himself - would use again and recomend

  • Plasterboard/skim some areas of a tiny flat

    Des was punctual, polite with good communication skills. The artexed ceiling and walls are now smooth as silk. Des also smoothed over 2 vents in the hall. I highly recommend him. Thank you Des and mybuilder.com

  • skim small bedroom walls only

    Very good to deal with ,very clean done excellent job at a reasonable price.will use again and recommend.

  • Damp Proofer

    Des, was really great he got to the destination on time as he promised. He offered me a quote that was very competitive in price. I would definately hire him to do the job.

  • Skim ceiling & walls

    Absolutely delighted. Des arrived punctually with his assistant, did a thoroughly professional and flawless job and cleaned up afterwards. I have already recommended him to my neighbour and wouldn't hesitate to use him again. Des also helpfully located the source of a damp problem that I can now go about getting fixed and he offered very useful advice on how to progress my project. I'm one very happy customer. Thank you Des.

  • Plaster double reception room and one ceiling

    Des turned up on time, worked quickly and cleaned up thoroughly after himself. His work is of an exceptional standard, and his price very competitive so I would have no hesitation in recommending him or hiring him again (which I'm sure I will!).

  • Positive Client Reference taken by MyBuilder

    Des rendered the front and back of my house, and my garden walls. I can't speak highly enough about Des. His work is of an extremely high quality, he's punctual and his prices are good.

  • Positive Client Reference taken by MyBuilder

    A very good old school plasterer. I'm a carpenter by trade with high standards and I've never seen plastering as good. Des is very fussy and a clean worker. I'd happily recommend him to anyone.

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