Hey and thank you for visiting my short profile, I am Kevin but my chums call me Snowball, I am a plastering consultant living in Poole, UK. My pastimes are fishkeeping, walking and flower collecting and pressing. I went to school in Norwich and I studied at Northumbria University. I’ve got a sister Molly and two brothers, I have a pet gerbil called Doodles. I own a plastering business and like to help home-owners with their home improvements.
The way to classify a plasterer is that he is a craftsman that works with artex, render and plaster, typically by spreading a plaster material either on walls and ceilings or as an ornamental molding. Plasterers have been in business since the times of the Egyptians and plastering is among the most ancient crafts used for homes and buildings. Even the dwellings of primitive men employed a form of mud plaster to hold together the walls of their ancient dwellings.
Nowadays plastering is still highly sought after and many tradesmen can earn their living by training to be plasterers. The task of plastering is a skilled job and needs to be carried out in keeping with the specified trade guidelines. Plastering work can either be given orally written down. Plasterers usually work alone although there are some companies that give plastering services as well. The plastering job might additionally be the subject of a review with regard to speed and quality.
There are actually several duties and responsibilities with regards to plastering. One of those will be to buy the required type of plaster and then to do the mixing and matching, the tradesman should own all of the necessary tools to do the project. A typical job could be to patch up holes in walls or ceilings. This is called lath and plaster work. A plasterer could additionally engage in the erection of ceilings, walls and buildings and commonly the plaster itself is put on brick, tile, wood or metal surfaces which are coated by a 2 or 3 layer process. Other assignments could also comprise patching up old damaged plasterwork or the removal of loosened plaster.
Routine assignments could in addition involve cutting out the cracks and then putting on a new plaster layer. The task is then finished with a trowel or sanding surface finish. To be able to tackle the work that plastering jobs require, you have to have the inclination and expertise to complete the job properly.