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    Tile bathroom, what would you do it?

    Hi all, I'm about to start on the bathroom, plan is to rip it all out (bath, toilet and sink) then take the plasterboard walls down as they old and crap, re-board walls, fit new bath etc, then tile all walls + floor, ceiling will be over-boarded and skimmed unless I'm advised against that...
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    door frame plane?

    You mean skim over so the wall and frame is the same level? Won't it crack the plaster when I attach the architrave though?
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    door frame plane?

    Wasn't sure if to post this in the carpentry section.. I've plasterboard a wall, but one side of the door frame is flush with the plasterboard.. the over side the door frame sticks out.. I guess a pro plasterer could skim to suit but I prefer it all to be flush as I'm an amateur and little...
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    Drywall scews? drill bit? impact driver!?

    Bit pee'd off as my £250 mak drill struggles to screw into timber. Also, the Easydrive Phosphate heads keep snapping off. Should I invest in a impact driver? Also, can anybody recommend some better screws and a drill bit? Thanks
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    Has my builder mucked up plastering our bedroom

    Never heard of that and can't see the logic. ANY internal wall shouldn't be facing any kind of dampness. So, the first builder might be right. Second builder sounds worse as it's not solving the problem is it? there shouldn't be any damp coming through at all I'm new to plastering etc so I'm...
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    Ceiling reboarding

    Before boarding over, do you guys stick a few screws in the old ceiling just incase? Also, where do you start? I've done 2 ceilings now but wondered which method is best used in regards to where to start boarding from, center? etc Thank you
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    Plastering help - Dip in wall? *pics*

    Thank you, that does make sense yes. Regarding scrim, which do you use? as the standard stuff is terrible and won't even stick to bond
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    Plastering help - Dip in wall? *pics*

    Hi all, hope you can help me here.. I've removed a door and frame and put in a bit of extra stud to hold the plasterboard. Now, where the new board is it's kind of dipped in a bit. I'll be plastering the entire wall, also re boarding and plastering the ceiling. What is the best method...
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    Custom sliding door wardrobe

    Thanks so much for the info, do you have a picture of the inside of it?
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    Custom sliding door wardrobe

    wow, WOW. Very nice, this is EXACTLY how I want mine, don't suppose you did a step by step 'how to' when building it ? :oops:
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    Hide space above stairs.. PICS

    There isn't a bedroom by it, the only thing is the bathroom.. I did have a crazy idea about some mad extension of the bathroom over the top of the stairs,
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    Bedroom window flush to wall?

    Brilliant, thanks. Saves money on architrave and looks better I think
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    Bedroom window flush to wall?

    Thanks, yeah I'm doing alot of plastering with beads so no problem there. So I don't use plasterboard around the inside of the window? just skim onto the wood that's there?
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    Custom sliding door wardrobe

    I'd like to make a custom sliding door wardrobe on the next bedroom I do. I'd like to make it the width of the room (I'll be plastering the entire room too) Is it just a matter of buying runners and doors to fit then making up the internal shelves? or if there more to it? Any tips...
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    Hide space above stairs.. PICS

    Looks and sounds great, but not sure it would be used so might be wasted effort. I'll stick to just hiding the large space I think. Many thanks for all the advice and info
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