Plastering Question

Please explain different types of plastering.

I need a bedroom re-plastered. What is plasterboard? Should I have the existing plastering stripped back? One man has said he will put board on the current board and plaster that. The other has said he will just plaster. I am totally in the dark and could do with some simplified guidance.

3 Answers

If the boards that are already in place are sound, then an over skim would be fine.

Answered 9th Jan 2012

ABM plastering

Member since 21 Feb 2011

Post this as a job and get the advice of a few local plasterers/builders.Cant really see any need to overboard existing walls if they are in reasonable condition but without seeing the room,its hard to say.

Answered 9th Jan 2012

Roc builders

Member since 25 Aug 2011

Hi the simple answer is, if the plasterboards are not sagging or to badly damaged, just have the existing ones prepared (scored and a couple of coats of pva) and re-plaster, shouldn't be a problem at all.

Answered 10th Jan 2012

Maltby Plastering

Member since 4 Jan 2012

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