Hi there, my real name is Eric but everybody generally calls me Legs, I am a plasterer currently living in Bexley, UK. My favorite pastimes are confectionery, mountaineering and badminton. I went to school in Cheltenham and I went to Wrexham Glyndwr University. I’ve got a sister Ottilie and a brother Oliver, I’ve got a pet chameleon called Crystal. I operate a plastering agency and like to assist property owners with their plastering requirements.
The way to classify a plasterer is that he is a tradesman who works using plaster, render and artex, normally by laying plaster onto walls and ceilings or as an ornamental moulding. Plasterers have been in demand since the times of the Egyptians and working with plaster is one of the oldest crafts used on sculptures and buildings. Even primitive men employed a kind of mud plaster to bind together the walls of their dwellings.
Nowadays plasterers are still highly sought after and plenty of tradespeople can easily earn a living by being plasterers. Plastering demands a high level of expertise and needs to be done in line with the traditional trade guidelines. Plastering work can be either given by mouth or in writing. Plasterers typically do their work on their own though certain companies offer plastering services too. The plastering job may additionally be subjected to reviews with respect to quality and speed of completion.
There are numerous duties and responsibilities involved with plastering. The very first would be to source the stucco and plaster and then mix and match it, the plasterer should bring all of the necessary equipment and tools to do the task. One task may be to patch holes in ceilings and walls. This is called lath work. A plasterer might in addition be involved with the construction of ceilings, buildings and walls and commonly the plaster itself is applied to tile, wood, metal or brick surfaces and is coated by a two or three coat procedure. Additional tasks could also comprise the patching up of old damaged plaster or chipping off loosened plaster.
Plasterer work may additionally include cleaning out cracks and then putting on a new plaster layer. The plastering job is then finished with a sanding or trowel finish. To be able to carry out the work which plastering jobs require, you must have the time and skill to do the job correctly.