When it comes to the plasterwork, there’s a lot to consider. From knowing how to patch up holes or cracks in your wall, to working out how much it might cost to plaster a room.

When using plasterboard, how do you know which fixings to use to ensure the curtain poles don’t fall down? What are the different types of plaster, and how do you use them? How long should you wait before painting new plaster and what is the best way to seal it? Find the answers to your plasterwork problems with our step-by-step guides below:

Patching Plaster – How To Repair Your Walls And Ceilings
Do you have a crack or hole in your wall at home? Have you been putting off calling a professional[...]
How To Plaster A Ceiling
Have you been meaning to update that old cracked or crumbling ceiling at home? You’re probably dreading the thought of[...]
5 Ways To Deal With An Artex Ceiling
Artex is a water-based covering that is used to decorate ceilings with a textured finish. It had its heydays in[...]
Plaster – The Top 11 Types And How to Use Them
Bonding plaster, One Coat plaster or Tough Coat plaster? We all want that smooth, high-quality finish on our ceilings and[...]
Plasterboard Fixings – The Top 7 You Need To Know
I’m guessing you arrived at this guide after going to the DIY store for some plasterboard fixings, expecting to have[...]
How To Fit Plaster Coving – The Complete Guide
Plaster coving is often used to provide the finishing touches to a room. Coving is a decorative feature fitted to[...]
Why You Should Use PVA for Plastering (and how best to use it)
If you’ve got some plastering work that needs doing, you’re probably wondering whether you should try it yourself. Plastering is[...]
How To Apply Scrim Tape – A Step-by-Step Tutorial
Scrim tape, also known as panel joint tape, has a very specific job. The tape seals the joints between panels[...]
Dry-Lining Stud Partition Walls – A Beginner’s Guide
Dry-lining stud partition walls is a project any homeowner can take on; you just need to have the right tools,[...]
Wood Battens – How To Prepare Your Wall For Dry Lining
While the bare brick look is trendy, many people still prefer a smooth wall. One way to achieve this is[...]
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[...]
How Much To Plaster A Room? [2019 Edition]
Does your plastering look worn out, or does fresh paint never seem to last long? If the answer is yes[...]
How To Use Hardwall Plaster
Cost Time Difficulty Have you been meaning to update that cracked and crumbling old brick wall at home? You’ve probably[...]
How To Mix Plaster – A Step-by-Step Guide
Amateur DIYers and home improvement newcomers fear few things as much as plastering. It’s a job with a reputation for[...]
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[...]