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Dry Lining Contractors UK Company, Dry Lining Services & Prices, Wigan, Manchester & North-West, Lancashire.

We are dry lining contractors based in Wigan, UK, we have been in the dry lining industry for many years. Please take the time to browse through out website to see more that we can offer.

If you are interested in dry lining UK services throughout the north of the UK, then you can contact us by telephone on 07878 938 546 (ask for Darren) or by emailing us at rigbykat@yahoo.co.uk or using our online contact form.

We have participated in many projects throughout the Manchester area and know the area well. If you are a Manchester based company that wishes to hire the services of dry lining in Manchester then we can fulfill those needs.


What is dry lining?

Dry Lining is the art of fitting plasterboard to either timber/metal stud or brick walls (dot dabbing) in which plaster will be applied to the board to give the meeting joints in the plasterboard a 'finished' look. They can either be taped and jointed or skimmed. This type of wall is also commonly referred to as drywall.

The advantages of applying drywall is that there is so much you can do with it and is very lightweight.

Joint Taping : Rather than skim over the entire wall, plasterboards are put into place that have special 'tapered edges' that dip slightly at either side. When two boards meet side-by-side then both tapered edges on each board can be filled to create a flat surface. The tapared adges are filled with a special Gyproc joint filler compound (by British Gypsum) that sets usually within the hour, which then requires one or two coats of joint cement which generally takes longer to dry, but gives off a better smooth finish when sanded.

The advantages to having joint taping to skimming is the amount of time it takes to apply to the drywall, whereas a skimmer would require to cover the whole area of the board the joint taper only requires to fill the tapered edge and overlap slighty with the joint cement.

Related services:

Thermal Dry Lining

 
 
 

Dry Lining Manchester - We are based in Wigan and work the Manchester and surrounding areas.

Dry Lining UK - Dry Lining Construction is the method which involves the construction of wall and ceiling linings and partitioning.

Dry Lining Construction - A technique commonly practiced throughout the UK

Dry Lining North West - Todays dry lining products have the ability to handle all types of hazards, such as impact, water resistance and fire protection.

 

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