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water damage to ceiling

Discussion in 'Plastering and Rendering' started by pendleh, 11 May 2008.

  1. pendleh

    pendleh

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    Hi there

    I have a water damaged ceiling job to do and Im not sure what is required. Do I just remove the damaged wet plasterboard to the studs replace and skim or does the whole ceiling have to be done. The customer has coving will this be able to be salvaged. Also the ceiling has a pattern in it so I am unable to recreate it. What should I do advice appreciated

    Best Wishes
     
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  3. rssteve

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    im no expert but my advice would be to get a plaster in.
     
  4. pendleh

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    I am the plasterer

     
  5. rssteve

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    :LOL: why you asking othes then :eek:
     
  6. pendleh

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    Hi Steve Im a newbie - just been on a training course.

     
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    Sorry, but if you can't do the job then you shouldn't be quoting. if you make a mess of it you will have to foot the bill for the whole ceiling.
     
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    You are doing yourself no favours here. You shouldn't take on any job if you do not know what to do........... You don't know what to do to repair the ceiling,,,,,, you don't know what to do with the coving,,,,,,,,,, you don't know what to do with the pattern on the ceiling. You're asking for advice on what to do for the best overall ..... Do as Joe-90 says and leave it alone. You "will" end up in a mess.

    Roughcaster.
     
  10. pendleh

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    Sorry I asked for some advice!


     
  11. joe-90

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    You are the pro - you should be giving advice.
     
  12. jbonding

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    cut out the damaged area and reskim the whole ceiling, forget trying to match the pattern it will look bad. Scrape any high spots tape the joints and pva and skim.
     
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