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    Imperfections in plaster walls

    Plasterers

    Hi, my new build has skimmed plaster walls and white paint on but there are loads of imperfections, dents, trowel mark's on them. How can I smooth them out.

    Asked by Suzanne on 6th Jan 2021
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    T Kelly Property Maintenance

    "Hi there, if it is a small area you can sand it down. Big area you might need skimming again. Reason why it like that he is suppose to do TWO COAT"

    Answered on 11th Jan 2021 - Member since Sep 2019 - report
    S P Cousins Plasterer

    "Either sand it or replster but should not have been left like it"

    Answered on 11th Jan 2021 - Member since Dec 2019 - report
    A M Plastering

    "Hi Suzanne just replying to your question about sorting out the trowel marks and dents in your plastered walls.there are a few option you have first is get the plasterer back to plaster it again free of charge as your not happy with his or her work.2 you will need to fill these imperfections with filler then sand them down. I hope this has helped.many thanks A.M Plastering"

    Answered on 11th Jan 2021 - Member since Dec 2019 - report
    M smith plastering

    "Buy a bag off easy fill from Wickes. Mix it till its a spreadable consistency. Fill the imperfections and sand the next day with a low grade sand paper."

    Answered on 11th Jan 2021 - Member since Apr 2018 - report
    diymickyork

    "If the imperfections are really bad you could get it reskimmed if just badly done in smallish areas sanding out the imperfections is another option.
    If you don't want a reskim or the mess of sanding then a high grade lining paper (though not ideal if marks e.t.c are really bad) could be another option.."

    Answered on 11th Jan 2021 - Member since Dec 2018 - report
    A Naz Building&Decorating

    "You can use a sandpapering machine to smooth it out and after you painted it it won't show"

    Answered on 11th Jan 2021 - Member since May 2020 - report
    Assured Plastering & Decorating

    "Hi, run over with a sander, fill with easi-fill, let dry. Sand again."

    Answered on 11th Jan 2021 - Member since Jun 2019 - report
    Cvs premier designs

    "Hi, because it's already painted I suggest to use
    Easy fill 60min dry time, sand and repaint, shining
    A light on the ceiling will expose any imperfections"

    Answered on 11th Jan 2021 - Member since Jul 2020 - report
    Lance whitbrook

    "You can use a thing called easy fill get the bag not pri mix it dries white easy to use and sands really easy"

    Answered on 11th Jan 2021 - Member since Mar 2020 - report
    Lw plastering

    "Hi the best thing you can do is sand down the walls etc fill any imperfections an white wash the it all again re sand repaint"

    Answered on 11th Jan 2021 - Member since Jan 2021 - report
    APplastering

    "Maybe a product called easyfill..but to be honest I would ask for them to be reskimmed especially if it's a new build"

    Answered on 11th Jan 2021 - Member since Mar 2020 - report
    BRV building services

    "The plaster should be ready to paint with no sanding or filling, but if you have to, then i would use a filler called easy-fill, use a wide filling knife or even trowel and try to blend in uneven wall/ceiling, wait to dry, sand down and paint"

    Answered on 11th Jan 2021 - Member since Jun 2020 - report
    David and Maya Construct Ltd

    "Easy Filler for imperfection! Resanded with smooth sandpaper and repainting."

    Answered on 11th Jan 2021 - Member since Feb 2018 - report

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