Mills London Plastering offer a full range of services

Plastering and Skimming

Plastering and skimming is the application of a finishing plaster known in the trade as a ‘two coat skim’ over walls & ceilings. The result is a smooth surface which is ready for painting or papering.


Rendering is the application of a sand & cement mix to exposed brickwork which offers a good impermeable surface. Internally, outward facing walls are rendered, internal facing walls are bonded. Rendering a wall consists of the application of two layers, firstly the scratch coat which offers the second layer a flat & even surface & also a good key. The second coat is rubbed down to complete a quality finished surface.


Artexing is applied to ceilings & walls to produce a durable, long lasting & artistic finish. On badly cracked or uneven ceilings artex can be used to mask defects & unevenness, giving an old ceiling an almost new appearance.


Screeding is levelling & smoothing the top layer of a material that is poured, such as concrete, so the material is the same height as the forms, or guides, that surround it. While screeding concrete is a common example used in gardening & home improvement.


Drylining is a term, which relates to the securing of plasterboards over stud walls, brickwork & ceilings using screws on timber or adhesive on masonry (Dot + Dab). Once drylined the area can be skimmed. Dry lining uses plasterboard fixed to the walls & is therefore a relatively dry process, which can be decorated shortly after completion. Dry lining can be taped & jointed using special paper tape or it can be skim coated.

Painting & decorating

Yes Mills Plastering Services also offers full painting and decorating services. We are happy to provide quotes on painting and decorating jobs independent of plastering services. We provide quality, smooth and efficient painting and decorating results at reasonable rates, interior or exterior for domestic clients. All our painters and decorators are highly skilled and experienced in the majority of painting and decorating disciplines.

We cater professionally for domestic clients and undertake projects of any size. We are extremely competent in all aspects of painting and decorating and provide expert services including interiors, exteriors, painting, paper-hanging, cornices & coving, walls & ceilings, woodwork and more.

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