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Plaster Skimming in London and the Home Counties

Plaster skimming is a technique used on rough plasterwork to get it ready for decorating. It can also be applied to plasterboard. If the wall or ceiling is structurally sound, we can skim the surface to cover up minor imperfections, including tiny cracks and existing textures.

During application, we carefully smooth out the plaster skim coat to achieve a seamless finish. We have specialists available for skimming plaster across London and the Home Counties.

Pricing options

We can estimate the cost to skim plaster walls and ceilings in advance, based on photos and dimensions. Small skimming jobs that will take less than 8 hours are charged at the half-hourly rate (1-hour minimum):

– £42.50 + VAT on weekdays
– £55.00 + VAT at evenings and weekends
– £70.00 + VAT for late-night visits (9pm to 7am)

We can estimate the cost to skim plaster walls and ceilings in advance, based on photos and dimensions. We use preferential half- and full-day rates when pricing refurbishment jobs. Materials are charged for in addition to time.

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What you get from Aspect

  • Experienced & vetted tradespeople
  • 24 hour availability for all trades
  • Dedicated technical support team
  • Aspect Guarantee on workmanship
  • Peace of mind from trade accreditation

Occasional extra costs

  • Parts and materials used
  • Collection of parts and materials

We won’t charge you for

  • Cost of parking
  • Fuel or travel time
  • Congestion Charge
  • ULEZ charge

The plaster skimming specialists

Also known as multi-finish plaster, this is a popular way to prepare ceilings and walls for painting and wallpaper hanging. However, it can only be done if the wall is in good condition, with no major issues like moisture damage and movement cracks. Our experts can assess your existing plaster for damage such as this, and will prepare your walls thoroughly before laying the plaster skim coat.

When it comes to plaster skimming, our team are all qualified and have years of domestic and commercial experience. We’re experts in skimming plaster across London and the nearby Home Counties, ensuring the proper finish for all walls and ceilings before they’re decorated.

Free of charge estimate visits are based on availability, contact our team today -  020 4571 2060

Our guarantee and accreditations

We’re fully trade accredited. Aspect is a member of the Federation of Master Builders (FMB), The Guild of Master Craftsmen, and the Painting and Decorating Association (PDA). In addition, all workmanship comes guaranteed for 12 months.

When you book with us for expert plaster skimming, you can count on getting the professional expertise you’re looking for.

Account customers

We have a dedicated team of account handlers to support multi-site customers and commercial properties. Our plaster skimming services are available to: Restaurants, Bars, Offices, Retail, Landlords, Letting Agencies, Hotels, Schools, Embassies, Care Homes and more.

10% off our hourly rates when you book online.

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