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Pebble dashing is a traditional rendered finish and a job for a specialist. This hardwearing finish is low-maintenance and offers long-lasting coverage if done correctly. Find pebble dash rendering costs below as well as a local pebble dashing supplier with our simple search tool.

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We are a small company based in Sunderland,we cover all building work including extensions,loft conversions,kitchens,bathrooms and full refurbs

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Reviewed by David on 16/4/2021

Very Professional and High Quality Service. We able to accomate every requirement and deliver to an increadibly quality at a competitive & fair price. All the workers were timely, respectful and skilled, following the work a review was done to ensure we were completly happy. Looking forward to using them again for our next property work.

The renovation company based in Crawley, West Sussex. Specializing in all types of interior work. Decoration & Skimming &Wallpapering. Bathroom refurbishments. Kitchen refurbishments. Full house refurbishment. Real Wood & Laminate & Vinyl Flooring. New Plumbing installation & old Plumbing maintenance. Walls removals & RSJ inserting, Rooms reconfiguration. Any project sizes /from small to big/ are Welcome!! High quality with minimum hassle.

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Reviewed by Karys on 10/4/2021

Great guys, very personable service, they involve you every step of the way. Our bathroom had to be completely striped back due to previous owners not fixing leaks and this was all done meticulously. We are very pleased with our bathroom and would thoroughly recommend

As a Stonemason for more than 20 years I have specialised in the restoration and conservation of historic/period properties, churches and buildings. In 2010 I established my own Ltd company bringing my skills to the domestic market.

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Reviewed by Rita on 5/6/2020

Good professional assessment of problem, came up with list of options, gave a price and start date. Came on time, carried out work competently and cleared up well. Coped with family and pets! We would happily contact him if we had further jobs suitable for his skill set

Priority-satisfied customer,high quality of service,liability insurance for work,professional team many years of experience,reference.

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Reviewed by Mark on 12/11/2019

Looking forward to our next build with Bogdan and co. Highly recommended team of builders who go above and beyond to make sure you are happy!

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Reviewed by Sam on 3/12/2020

Sokol called promptly after I posted the job and his communication was good throughout keeping me informed as to progress and next steps. Turned up on time, did a great job and left the site very tidy. Would highly recommend.

NWBPS is a local business specialising in the plastering and building trade with over 13 years experience in the trades we offer a high end job from a patch in the wall to an extension.We are highly skilled in our field we pride ourselves on giving 100% to our customer

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Reviewed by Nazar on 18/3/2021

Really happy with all the work done so far, and sincerely recommend them to take on what ever home building project you have.

ELT plastering and rendering are a team of plastering contractors who offer fully comprehensive plastering services taylores to each of our clients needs. our expertise also extends to full decoration and refurbishment projects making our tailor made packages a hassle free solution to getting your project completed to the highest possible standard and within budget. customer satisfaction is a core aspect of the service we provide and we utilise all of our abilities and expertise to meet your expectations .

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Reviewed by ash on 30/12/2020

Elton was so friendly, timely and cost effective. He skimmed our master bedroom for us and it is absolutely gorgeous. He gave us some great advice for some other rooms and we will definitely call him when we need other rooms skimming. We have already recommended him to our friends and next door.

Supreme Plastering Services LTD Offers a wide range of services varying from, Plastering Rendering, Dry lining. Myself and my team have over 16 yrs or experience. First Started off in London City working on luxury apartments to high standards. We are very professional and produce high quality work. We have top quality equipment to delivery top quality finishes. Once the work is completed we will also make sure the property or location is left clean. We also concentrate on time keeping and producing high quality finishes to a set time so your project will also be delivered on time.

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Reviewed by Richard on 24/10/2020

Adrian did a fantastic job rendering our garden wall. Absolutely perfect finish / a real perfectionist. Left the place spotless - even jet washed a wall for us!

With many years of experience in UK and abroad we provide vast variety of services from design, build, architectural drawings, domestic or commercial refurbishments, conversions, extensions, internal decorations, external decorations and roof repairs.

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Reviewed by Doug on 12/10/2017

Filipe and Christian have been absolutely brilliant. Very professional, polite and cheerful throughout. I have them multiple tasks and they did as requested and more. I definitely recommend them and if I move house/require work I will go back to them. Thank you!

Hi we are D.S.F Plastering & Rendering 25years ex . We take great pride in our work , always leave a good clean job, reliable and finish on schedule .

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Reviewed by Terry on 12/12/2020

Great guys who did a great job. Left inside spotless when plastering indoors and did a great job on the external rendering. Always courteous and respectful. Thanks.

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Pebble Dashing specialists - what you need to know

Pebble dash is a rustic-looking wall finish, with tiny stones embedded into a layer of wet render. Typically used on exterior walls, it’s a traditional technique that’s been around for decades and stands the test of time.

Trying to decide what type of wall coverage is right for your house? This hard-wearing, low-maintenance option could be a real contender. For a tidy and professional finish, you’ll need a specialist plasterer or renderer with plenty of experience because it’s not as easy as it looks.

The fundamentals are simple in theory: a wet render and stones. But the application itself is the tricky bit. Pebbles are applied with a flick of the wrist, which is a laborious and lengthy process – depending on the size of the wall being dashed. To give you the best chance of decent and long-lasting coverage, it’s best to carry out the work during a spell of good weather.

What can pebble dash rendering cost?

Most tradespeople will charge per job as opposed to per day. That’s because the drying process can take time. Your quote should also factor in labour costs, scaffold hire and materials, as well as preparation costs. To pebble dash a full exterior, you can expect to pay the following:

  • Terraced house: £3,000-£4,000
  • Semi-detached house: £4,000-£5,000
  • Detached house: £5,000-£6,000

Pebble dash render repair

Although this method of wall coverage is hardy, it may occasionally need repairs. This can be a result of general wear and tear or weathering. We’re prone to frequent bad weather in the UK, so it’s a good idea to keep your walls well maintained.

Leaving crumbling render compromises the quality of the wall, as water can find its way in and cause damage. A plasterer or renderer will be able to determine the extent of the problem and quote accordingly.

Can you render/paint over pebble dash?

If your pebble dash walls need decoration and you’re not sure if you want to keep this style, you have a few options.

First, it’s possible to paint over pebble dash as long as any damage and cracks are repaired beforehand. Painting over pebble dash can be tricky though, as the surface is uneven and difficult to roll or brush over.

An alternative is to re-render your walls. This can give a fresh look and alternative finish to your property. And it’ll then be easier to paint too.

Re-rendering is a big job, which may require your plasterer to strip the pebble dash back to the building’s original brick work. Read more about how to remove pebble dash here.

The qualifications your tradesperson needs

Pebble dashing is a skill that requires a good level of experience, but it’s not essential to have a qualification to work on a domestic property. Some tradespeople may opt to get a qualification from reputable bodies such as City & Guilds.

Planning permission for pebble dash jobs

You won’t generally need planning permission for pebble dashing the exterior of your property or for repair work – providing it’s in keeping with the current appearance.

If you live in a listed property or conservation area, however, you may require approval from the local authority. It’s also worth speaking to neighbours before pebble dashing your house as it can drastically change the appearance of a building.

Insurance your tradesperson needs

A reputable plasterer or renderer should have public liability insurance to protect against any accidental damage when pebble dashing your property.

Questions you should ask your tradesperson

  • Do they have plenty of relevant experience?
  • Can they provide a warranty on their work?
  • Can they remove pebble dash render?
  • Can they repair existing pebble dash wall?

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