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Is it really expensive to get plastering done at the moment?

Discussion in 'Plastering and Rendering' started by happypeter, 20 Jul 2020.

  1. happypeter

    happypeter

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    We are looking to get our downstairs (about 4 rooms) skimmed. Seeing as multifinish is so hard to get and prices on ebay about £20 a bag, is plastering really expensive at the moment?

    We paid around £350 a room in the past

    Ta
     
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  3. sircerebus666

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    I would wait until the Muppets who think it's a cracking idea to bulk buy it then flog it on ebay at an inflated cost give up this get rich quick scheme and move onto something else
     
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    I've had to resort to diy, bought x knuaf proroll from wickes at £25 a pop, more time consuming, less messy but no plasterer cost.
     
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    My plasterer was saying that he could make more money selling his plaster than actually coming out and doing the jobs.
     
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    Had a plaster job done 2 weeks ago he said it’s back to normal now and charged me a similar price to what he charged me last year.
     
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  7. happypeter

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    Thanks I'll get a few quotes in and see whats what. I think it also depends where you live, I can't get any plaster from the normal places in Birmingham (wickes, selco etc) Hoping plasterers have their own secret supply
     
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    They do.
     
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    Many wickes stores had a delivery of between 200 & 500 bags of Multifinish today, I know it won't last long so check your local store and get some in the morning! Send your mum/auntie/nan too because they are only allowing either 5 or 10 bags per customer, per store!
     
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    said the plasterer who had no work , because he talks sh!t .
     
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    Or on the other hand, he actually has loads of work - is called upon multiple times a day to go to other places to plaster them and was referring to the prices he had seen online for plaster.

    See'ms your the one talking $h!t benny.. :)
     
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    :LOL:
     
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    most i’ve seen it for is about £30 a bag.
    any plasterer who cant turn a bag of plaster in to more than £30 needs to get a job in tesco.
     
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