When we look around our homes at the walls, windows, doors, we don’t often think about what goes on in the construction of these structures. Of course, when you’re building a house of your own or getting renovations done, you’ll have to learn about it all! Interior plastering for the walls of your house is an essential process that you need to know about. Gib Stoppers will panel your walls to make them durable and strong. Some places also have services to enhance the look of the place by adding design elements.
When erecting a wall, the gib stopping process consists of setting up panels and a wooden framework, plastering, finishing, etc. that gives your wall a fresh look ready for painting.
If you are hiring gib stoppers for a new building project, then you will have to schedule them after the builder’s work is complete and before the painters come in. The scheduling will have to be done with attention and all the details discussed beforehand.
Ensure that you know how long the process will take so that you can schedule other work without hassle.
You can also hire Gib Stoppers or Finishers to fix up a broken wall, minor/major dents, or even peeling/cracking paint.
Some other services that companies usually provide ;
- Hole Repairs
- Crack Repairs
- Ceiling Plastering
- Exterior Plastering
- Wall Repairs
- Textured Walls
And many more…
Plastering jobs are usually done with the help of a wire lath that the stopper fixes to the wall frame. A coat of gypsum is also applied so the plaster sticks easily. Concrete walls especially do well with a layer of gypsum.
There are many other kinds of materials used in the GIB Stopping process. Find out whether you will need to purchase them or the people you hire will get them for you. Also, find out what the best materials for the treatment you’ve chosen are and what the costs will be.
Many companies provide Gib Stopping services in cities across New Zealand. Your job is to do some online research and call up a few companies, ask what services they offer and whether they align with your needs. Basic questions like cost, packages, duration, etc. should be answered you hire any company for the job.
Choose a trustworthy and reputed company that will effectively do the job while also following the recommendations of the Association of Ceiling and Wallboard Industries of New Zealand. Having other accreditations and testimonials also helps boost your confidence in them. If you know friends or family who have opted for gib stopping services, take some suggestions from them.
Having construction work in your house can be a challenge, so it’s important to find people you can rely on without having to worry. Always do your research and trust your instincts to make a choice.