It’s essential to understand the costs of plastering when planning your new home. The plastering cost will depend on whether you are wet plastering, dry plastering, skimming or rendering. It will also depend on the size of the area you are plastering, the level of finish you require and accessibility. There is also some variability in contractor costs depending on where you live.
You might be looking at the costs of typical plastering jobs if you are looking to replaster your home. If there are cracks or flaking plaster in your home, it’s probably time to go for replastering as a general rule. All the cost variables present for plastering a house from scratch are also present for replastering. However, there is a cost involved in removing the old plaster. Conversely, you might be able to save money if your old under plaster is healthy enough for re-use.
How Much Does Plastering Cost?
The plastering estimates given by contractors are often classed for small, medium and large rooms. The cost difference between small and medium rooms can be minimal as the cost savings on room size are offset by the premium charged by contractors for lack of accessibility. If it’s large, the cost to plaster a large room will be significantly higher than for a medium-sized room. Contractors also quote scaffolding costs as additional costs.
These costs need to be budgeted for when plastering or replastering exterior faces of walls. Contractors can often use an upturned beer or produce box to get the necessary height to plaster a single-floor bungalow. A significant addition to the cost fac