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Render Repair

Render Repair

How Professional Render Repair Protects Your Home

We depend on the walls of our homes to provide a protective buffer between ‘inside’ and ‘outside’. This works metaphorically, in that your home becomes the place you can retreat to in bad times, but they also have a practical job to do. Walls keep the weather, draughts and noise out of our homes. Rendering helps with the process, by adding an external layer to protect your home’s brickwork.

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Cracks in Ceiling Plaster

Cracks in Ceiling Plaster

Cracks in Ceiling Plaster

“I’ve just noticed a crack in the ceiling and I wondered if it’s serious…”

This is a call we get regularly at Logic Plastering. It could be that a crack has just appeared in old plaster, and the caller is worried that it signals structural problems. Or maybe they’ve noticed a hairline crack that’s appeared in new plaster and customers want to know if it’s poor workmanship. We’re always pleased to help, and what any plasterer will tell you is that there are numerous different kinds of cracks, all requiring a different solution.

In this blog, we look at 4 different types of cracks in ceiling plaster, and outline the solution required:

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Dry Lining vs Plaster

Dry Lining vs Plaster

Which is Best? Dry Lining vs Plaster

When you’re decorating a room it can feel like there’s a million decisions to be made. Carpet or tiles? Wallpaper or paint? Curtains or blinds? Dry lining or plaster? The dry lining vs plaster debate is one we have regularly with our customers. We always take the time to lay out the pros and cons on each side, so they can make an informed decision.

In this blog, we’re going to go through the options if you’re looking to reline your interior wall. Hopefully, it’ll give you the information you need. If you have any questions though, you can always get in touch with the Logic Plastering team.

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Plaster Ceiling Roses

Plaster Ceiling Roses

Plaster Ceiling Roses for an Eye-Catching Feature

Plaster ceiling roses are a period feature that goes way back to the days when a room would be lit by candles or gas light. One of the functions of the ceiling rose (apart from being decorative) was to catch the grime and soot. The idea was that instead of having to redecorate the entire ceiling, only the rose would need to be painted back to its original state.

Once electricity arrived the plaster rose became useful for a different reason. Now the decorative feature was used to hide the hole in the ceiling and electrical wiring. These moulded ‘roses’ are traditionally round, and highly decorative. Originally they were quite heavy objects, being made out of plaster, but contemporary rose moulds are made of much lighter materials.

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Rendering Brickwork

Rendering Brickwork

Rendering Brickwork

Your home’s external brickwork benefits from have an extra layer to protect it against rain, wind and snow. Rendering not only protects your brickwork, it also helps with insulation. And, if you’re looking to give your house a facelift, it’s a great way to change the texture, appearance and colour of your house.

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Plastering Services Aspley Guise

Plastering Services Apsley Guise

Plastering Services Apsley Guise

The small village of Apsley Guise is one of the most ancient in Bedfordshire. Its name dates back to the 10th century and, whilst none of the village’s current buildings were constructed before the Tudor period, it has more than its fair share of historic architecture. Quite apart from the 18th century Manor House, the Rectory, and the Guise House, there are no less than 26 Georgian listed properties across the village.

For the Logic Plastering team, it’s a delight to find ourselves working in this extraordinary village. Whilst most of the properties we provide plastering services for were built in the 20th, and 21st century, we always consider ourselves in distinguished historic company.

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External Plastering Finishes

External Plastering Finishes

Logic Offers a Range of External Plastering Finishes

External plastering, otherwise known as rendering, is a great solution for homeowners wanting to change the appearance of their house. The plaster doesn’t just deliver on the aesthetics, though. It can also help to insulate your home – which drives down utility bills – and stop damp or water from finding its way into your brickwork.

The big decision for Logic Plastering clients to make is which external plastering finish to choose. What was once a fairly simple choice between two or three options has now grown to a dazzling array of finishes. We thought our Bedfordshire clients might appreciate a walk-through of the external plastering finishes to choose from.

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Why Use a Professional Plasterer

Why Use a Professional Plasterer?

Why Use a Professional Plasterer?

As a local plasterer working across Bedfordshire, Logic Plastering gets to see the good, the bad and the ugly on our travels. We’re often called out to put right DIY plastering that’s gone wrong, and that definitely falls into the bad, and downright ugly category. Creating a good job out of a bad one takes time, and money.

So, before you’re tempted to tackle that bedroom wall, take a look at our guide comprising 6 reasons why it makes sense to use a professional plasterer.

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PLASTERERS LUTON

Plasterers Luton

Looking for Plasterers in Luton?

If you’re looking to ‘finish’ a room in preparation for decorating, or you want an elegant coving feature for your dining room, you’ll need a plasterer. At Logic Plastering we create beautiful plaster surfaces both internally and externally. And because most plastering is about creating a good looking surface, it’s worth getting a professional in to do the job well.

At Logic Plastering our local Luton plasterers offer clients 5 professional guarantees on their work:

  1. Local Experience. We’ve been working in and around Luton for 10 years now, and we have a strong local reputation for excellent craftsmanship.
  2. A Professional Outfit. We turn up when we say we will, and we complete our work to deadline. All our plasterers in Luton are experienced professionals.
  3. A Safe Pair of Hands. All Logic Plastering employees receive Health & Safety training. As a result they understand how to keep the work environment safe from hazards.
  4. Customer Service. The job is signed off only when our customers tell us they’re happy with the work.
  5. Every Job Guaranteed. We guarantee every piece of work that we do, and if you need to contact us, we’re local and easy to get hold of.

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What is Rendering?

What is Rendering?

What is Rendering?

As we begin to look for newer and smarter ways to lower the energy usage in our homes, it’s worth thinking about the thermal insulation offered by rendering. This relatively simple process enhances the ‘look’ of your home but, first and foremost, it exists to improve the seal of your home. The better the seal the lower your energy output as heat ceases to leak through external walls.

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