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    Drywalling or plastering?


    We are about to embark on a kitchen remodel on our new house, and stripped back the lovely paper that was on the walls and ceiling (!) to find chipped and cracked concrete with some plaster where the tiles were. Is it possible to plaster this, or would it be better to drywall? Thanks!

    Asked by Chloe on 26th Sep 2019
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    DK Plastering

    "Hi, yes it would be better to drywall or you cannot Guarantee the cracks would not reappear and it is not best to plaster over concrete hope this helps and would be happy to give you a quote for this.

    Thanks Dean"

    Answered on 30th Sep 2019 - Member since Apr 2019 - report
    MB Decorating & Plastering

    "Hi, depending on how bad the walls are you may be able to repair the walls with either bonding or hardwall before re-plastering"

    Answered on 22nd Mar 2020 - Member since Jan 2016 - report
    Lewis & Price

    "Yes you could plaster this, just bond it and re skim it for a smooth finish."

    Answered on 25th Feb 2020 - Member since Nov 2019 - report
    AJ Plasterers

    "I’d would advise dry wall you can guarantee a perfect finish that way. It’s like starting again basically"

    Answered on 13th May 2020 - Member since Mar 2020 - report
    GFI Building Solutions

    "pva, bonding, plaster would be the best way and dryling would give you the same look just would be on price you have and time if am honest, drying is done a lot in Australia on multi million pound house and not hurt them"

    Answered on 6th May 2020 - Member since Apr 2020 - report
    LB plastering & general building

    Personally I would dry line the walls so at least you can straighten all of the walls for your new kitchen to fit against. That way you basically have brand new walls.

    Answered on 11th Mar 2020 - Member since Feb 2020 - report
    L.C.G Plastering

    "For a kitchen, I would always go for re-plastering rather than drywall, as this would be more of a solid wall for fixing your kitchen units."

    Answered on 13th Dec 2020 - Member since Dec 2015 - report

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