Professional Plastering & Plumbing in Huntingdon

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Plastering a curved or barrelled ceiling

Here are a series of videos showing plastering a curved or barrelled ceiling.
Part 1

Part 2

Part 3

Part 4

Part 5

Part 6

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Creating an archway in a door without arch former

Here we show how an archway was moved to a new doorway location and a door put in it’s place. We show how to do this without an arch former and use plasterboard cut to size and shape to suit the location and style requirements. See our videos directly on YouTube as Float129 and subscribe to our channel for more videos and plastering and plumbing tips. … Continue reading »

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Are you going to credit check your plumber or plasterer?

Some directories and organisations recommend credit checking your trades person. Sometimes this is what determines whether a trades company is “verified” or not. This article is written by someone qualified as MICM(Grad) which is a graduate of the member of the institute of credit management and gives their views on whether credit checking a tradesperson is worthwhile..… Continue reading »

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Have you seen this pumpkin?



Have you seen this pumpkin?, originally uploaded by maxxy2008.

I know it’s not usual to see pumpkins on a plumbing and plastering blog but I thought I would show the pumpkins that I was growing for my grandchildren for Halloween.

Then some miserable git has come along on two occasions and nicked them. The first one vanished beginning of this month and a second one yesterday.

So my grandchildren now have to share instead of having one each.

Needless to say I have now dug the other four up early.

What’s the world coming to eh?

Thanks for listening,
Tim

Corner Bath, brown and beige tiles, lovely Bathstore example

Lovely example of Bathstore corner bath with toilet, basin, and shower. This bathroom is shown with brown and beige tiles and is a good example of how a different bathroom layout can make your bathroom luxurious and make the best use of space available. … Continue reading »

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Cupboard Under Stairs are very handy indeed!

Having a built in wardrobe is great for best use of space as floor to ceiling space is utilised and no need to purchase a wardrobe for exact fit!

We have done quite a few of these now and here is a picture of a recent cupboard under the stairs that was built to use space in a living room.

A door was sourced to match other doors (apart from the one leading into the garage that you can see on this pic) and coving was fitted to match the existing coving.

Costs including all materials and labour are usually around £450 so it’s probably cheaper than you think to make use of wasted space!

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Tim Welford, Director

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