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    What’s the best way to remove artex from walls?

    Plasterers

    Hello all,
    A property I have bought recently has thick artex across most walls and some ceilings. It has been tested for asbestos and received a negative result, thankfully.
    I would like to have most of these walls replastered over time and have the artex removed. Having tried a steamer and some sanding options, I’ve not been too successful.
    What would be the best option for me to remove all the artex while keeping the mess under control?

    Asked by caroline on 14th Sep 2019
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    Plasterers in Worthing

    "Get a plasterer to bond over it all and then skim it."

    Answered on 16th Sep 2019 - Member since Jun 2019 - report
    Plastering perfections

    "Hi. The best way to get rid of artex is to skim over it. I have done this for years with brilliant results leaving perfect smooth walls and ceilings.
    Kind regards,

    Nigel"

    Answered on 16th Sep 2019 - Member since Nov 2018 - report
    OB11 Plastering

    "Hi, it’s completely fine to leave the artex on and skim over it and you won’t even know . Thanks Ollie"

    Answered on 16th Sep 2019 - Member since Sep 2019 - report

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