In addition to supplying and installing partitions and suspended ceilings, here at SLP Interiors Ltd we also carry out basic but essential services relating to office refurbishment. One of these services is plastering. But how can you tell if your office walls need a new coat of plaster or require re-plastering? Today’s blog entry will give you several signs to look out for.
1. Cracks and gaps
If your current plastering has significant cracks or gaps, it’s a clear sign that it needs to be replaced. Cracks can be caused by damage and wear-and-tear or by the plaster shrinking or shifting over the years since it was first installed. They may even be the result of moisture getting into and eroding the plaster. Regardless of the cause behind the cracks, they are proof that your wall’s plastering is no longer fit for purpose. If you notice any large gaps or cracks in your plaster-work, you need to have your walls re-plastered immediately.
Does your current plastering move or shift when you put pressure on it? If so, it is probably coming loose and needs to be replaced as promptly as possible. Plastering that moves will eventually become completely unstable, so have your walls plastered anew as soon as you notice any movement.
As plaster dries out or sustains damage, it can become crumbly and unstable. If the plastering on your walls starts to flake away or crumble, it is no longer in a good condition. You should replace it without delay.
Here at SLP interiors, we offer plastering, partitions and suspending ceilings in Bath, Swindon, Glastonbury, Shepton Mallet, Wells, Gloucester and the south west. If the plastering on your walls is no longer in an acceptable condition, don’t wait to have it replaced. If you’ve noticed any of the signs we’ve listed in this blog, it’s time to get in touch with us today.