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Dry Lining Brick Walls – The Complete Guide

Dry lining is fixing plasterboard to walls, which, if done correctly, produces a nice smooth finish that you can decorate straight away. There are two main ways to fix plasterboard to your wall:​​​​​1. Stick directly onto walls with adhesive2. Nail/screw to a timber/steel frame attached to the walls In this post I’ll cover #1. Quick Navigation Dry Lining Pros […]

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How To Plasterboard A Ceiling

Do you want to remove dated artex or repair a damaged ceiling? If so, you should consider covering your ceiling with a new layer of plasterboard using this guide on how to plasterboard a ceiling. The process of covering your ceiling or walls with plasterboard is know as dry lining. Dry lining is probably the easiest […]

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how much to plaster a room

How Much To Plaster A Room?

Does your plastering look worn out, or does fresh paint never seem to last long? If the answer is yes to either of these questions, maybe it’s time you re-plastered your room? Unless you have experience wet plastering, I recommend you hire a professional. Wet plastering (as opposed to dry lining) is a real skill, so […]

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How To Paint New Plaster

Painting new plaster is a key step in transforming your home decor. Fortunately, producing a nice smooth finish in the colour you love is a relatively simple and cost-effective way of giving your home a stunning new look. Before you get started though, there are three common questions that DIY enthusiasts often ask when it comes […]

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Painting A Room With No Mess – 27 Top Tips

Do you manage to get more paint on the floor instead of the walls when you’re painting a room? If so, protect from splatters, spills, dripping, staining and other messy disasters by following these 27 top tips. Quick Navigation Planning TipsMake A PlanGet The Right Tools & MaterialsTips For Preparing The RoomMake Sure You Have Good […]

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How To Paint Kitchen Cabinets

When faced with a tired and dingy kitchen, our first instinct is to rip it all out and start again. However, if your cabinets are structurally sound, simply painting them can transform your kitchen without the cost and pain of a major refurbishment. This guide will teach you how to paint kitchen cabinets through our step-by-step process […]

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