plaster ceiling collapse!


Postby maree » Sun Feb 24, 2008 1:18 am

Two days ago a friends son (who has completed a plastering course) plastered a bedroom ceiling - a room roughly 12' x 10'. The ceiling is artexed and we wanted it covered. Today half the plaster has fallen down. After I get him to remove all the plaster (is that possible?) what do I then do - or pay someone else to do to have the job done properly - how should it be done? :( and how much should it cost?
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Postby thedoctor » Sun Feb 24, 2008 9:43 am

See our projects section ad look at artex removal and plastering
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Postby golfbidder1972 » Sun Feb 24, 2008 5:52 pm

sounds as though he didnt pva the ceiling just before he plastered it,if it wasnt pva d it will not stick to a ceiling properly
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Postby plastereeer » Sat Mar 29, 2008 9:28 pm

the artex ceiling is a funny kind of artex.
he should have used a thickish coat of pva 24hrs before, and another diluted coat just before re-skimming it.
lesson to that was a two week plastering course will won't teach you much.
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