What is a suspended ceiling?

A suspended ceiling is just one of the many plastering Sydney services provided by Sydney Wide Plastering. A suspended ceiling is a type of finish that is hung just below the ceiling structure in a room. It can actually be suspended from a roof or a ceiling deck which consists of structural framing joists that support loads both above and below the deck. The majority of suspended ceiling systems are made up of acoustic tiles and a steel grid, of course other materials can also be used. Metal hanger style wires are used to suspend these systems anywhere from more
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Fire doors – why you need one

A fire door is one of the many services the Sydney Wide Plastering team provide. Today we look at why you need a fire door in your home or office. Installing a fire door at your home of office is a very smart thing to do. If you are a home owner or business owner that wants to put the safety of your family or staff first then this type of door should be on the top of your list. The plasterer in Sydney from Sydney Wide Plastering can help you with this. While you may have a few options
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Damaged Gyprock

Damage to gyprock is common, it can happen from a piece of furniture being moved too fast and hitting your wall, a door that swings back to far – into the wall and now there is a nice door knob size hole or crack. Or it can be from young children kicking the walls, throwing toys or balls at the wall or from pets scratching the walls. If your walls are marked and damaged it can be difficult to repair or remove the damage easily, thankfully the team of plasterers in Concord from Sydney Wide Plastering are here to help.
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What is Cornice?

Cornice is one of the many jobs the team at Sydney Wide Plastering perform, for those of you unsure what cornice actually is – and why the plasterer repairs in Sydney team offer a choice of fancy or plain – read on. You may have heard the term *Cornice* at some stage and have pictured those stately manor homes in the late 1800’s with their elegantly crafted rooms, so what IS cornice and why was it used? A cornice is basically a horizontal decorating piece or molding; you’ll often find it around doors, windows and the roof. Back in the
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Damaged Gyprock

Damage to gyprock is common, it can happen from a piece of furniture being moved too fast and hitting your wall, a door that swings back to far – into the wall and now there is a nice door knob size hole or crack. Or it can be from young children kicking the walls, throwing toys or balls at the wall or from pets scratching the walls. If your walls are marked and damaged it can be difficult to repair or remove the damage easily, thankfully the team of plasterers in Concord from Sydney Wide Plastering are here to help.
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How to avoid common ceiling repair mistakes (part 2)

The team at Sydney Wide Plastering welcome you to the second part of our 3 part series on ceiling repairs and installations in Sydney. Today we continue with some advice on what to look for when hiring a professional to do the job. Hiring the right person for the job It’s definitely a big mistake to hire the wrong people for the job and the best way to avoid any mistakes is simply to hire the right people from the start. You can find the right ceiling repairs professionals in Sydney by Asking friends and family for a recommendation Look
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How to avoid common ceiling repair mistakes (part 1)

Over the next 3 articles Sydney Wide Plastering will be providing you with some good advice and tips and tricks on installing or repairing a ceiling. When it comes to ceiling repairs in Sydney – from installing a new ceiling or patching up an old one it is a big project. It doesn’t matter if you plan to take this on as a D.I.Y project or you plan to hire the professionals from Sydney Wide Plastering there are a number of mistakes that can be made. When you think about it your ceiling is one of the biggest parts of
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Professional plastering – part 2

When it comes to Gyprocking professional plastering in Sydney has come a long way since gyprock first became available. Installing gyprock has evolved so much that now it has its own set of tools and fasteners, stilts to allow the professional from Sydney Wide Plastering to reach the ceiling and even portable scaffolding with risers to lift the sheets of gyprock into place on the ceiling. Thanks to these innovations plastering in Sydney can be done much quicker than ever before. While it’s fine to learn how to do some Gyprocking yourself and doing a small job on your own
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Professional plasterer’s (part 1)

Did you know that less than 100 years ago once a wooden frame house was finished on the outside a whole team of plasterers would come inside and finish off the interior? Wooden strips called *laths* were attached horizontally across the studs, these laths were of different lengths and had been designed to hold the plaster coating. A brown coat – or base was pressed into the laths so they could support the heavy weight of the plaster, to make this part of the process stronger horse hair was added. This coat was then scored to provide lines that would
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D.I.Y. Gyprocking continued

Last time we started looking at how you can do your own Gyprocking work at home, of course if you’d rather the peace of mind from a professional job by a plasterer in Concord who knows exactly what he is doing, you can’t go past calling the team at Sydney Wide Plastering. Perhaps it’s a small project, Gyprocking a garage wall where a perfect finish doesn’t matter and you want to complete the job yourself – read on….
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