A few frequently asked questions about a plasterer’s work

Plastering can be very helpful; it can solve irregularities on surfaces like protruding nails and board joints. It also creates a hard and durable surface that can withstand a lot of wear. If you ever have a job that involves plaster, you should turn to us. G Lee is the home of the plasterers Sheffield property owners know they can rely on.

We have a lot of expertise, including the ability to use different types of plaster and render. We are more than happy to share our knowledge with people so that they can understand our work and the amazing results we can provide. Below, we have included a few commonly asked questions about plastering.

How long do I need to wait before I can decorate the walls?

After a job you should wait around 7 days for the plaster to dry before trying to paint. Unfortunately there is no exact time scale for this as many factors influence how fast it dries. We can provide you with advice when we finish the job.

Something else important that you need to realise is that plaster is porous. It needs sealing before you can paint it. Luckily we will do this for you.

Do I really need a professional plasterer?

You might not realise it, but this is a job that requires a lot of skill and the right tools. Amateur plasterers who take on this kind of work may not be able to achieve a smooth surface. It is important that anyone you use is a professional who has the right expertise and experience. Think about it, this is your home and you won’t want to risk a bad finish.

How messy is plastering?

plasterers SheffieldThe job can produce a lot of mess, whether it is dust, debris, or wet plaster. There is no need to worry though as we understand the importance of cleanliness. We will place dust sheets wherever necessary and tidy up after ourselves. This way once we finish with the job, you will have a clean space and surfaces that look great.

Our team consists of expert plasterers Sheffield clients can count on. If you want to know any more about plastering or you have questions for us, please reach out and we will do our best to help however we can.