Plastering and Rendering Prices

Plastering and Rendering Prices can drastically differ between traders. We’ve made things simple for you with our easy to Plastering Cost Guide.

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How Much Does Plastering & Rendering Cost?

Plastering walls and ceilings are the forgotten upgrade in a home, yet it is one of the most vital components that impact all aspects of your home’s appearance from damp to decoration.

If you’re considering plastering rooms in your home or changing the render on the outside of your property, you’ll want to know what Plastering and Rendering Prices you can expect to pay. As prices vary from area to area we have put together a handy guide of plastering prices for the south-east and kent region of the UK. 

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The Plastering and Rendering Prices in this article are correct as of 2020. The information gained from reputable sites such as MyBuilder and Household Quotes


Plastering Cost Factors

When pricing up your Plastering and Rendering job there will be a lot of factors your plasterer will have to take into account. The most relevant factor that impacts on price will be the size of the area and ease of access. To ensure the most accurate quote a local plasterer should attend your property to inspect the works needed, this ensure the most accurate assessment of the job. The Plasterer take accurate measurements of the job and consider any relevant factors before judging how much time the job will take and how much material will be needed.

Besides the size of the job other factors include the type of work and preparation needed. “Replastering – adding a new, thin top coat of plaster suitable for adding paint or wallpaper too – will be considerably cheaper than a full plastering job, which involves removing old plaster if necessary, constructing a new base, skimming the surface and finishing up. A simple skimming job in a medium sized room would cost around £400 – whereas a full plastering job may cost £700 or more, before VAT and any other costs. Prices in London are likely to be higher than in other parts of the country” MyBuilder


Most Common Plastering Jobs

The most common job plasterers are requested to carry out inside customers’ homes include single walls, whole rooms, and rooms plus ceilings. Whereas for the external of a property you may want your entire property to be externally rendered. The most common Rendering Practises include Weber Monocouche and Sand and Cement. 

How much does plastering a wall cost?

Depending on the size of the wall, a simple reskimming job may only cost £100 – £200, whereas a full plastering job could be double that.

How much does plastering a ceiling cost?

Plastering a ceiling is more expensive than plastering a wall due to the techniques and difficulty involved. A proper plastering job for the ceiling of a small room may begin at around £250 or so, rising to £600 or more for a larger room.

Loft Conversion Walls and Ceiling Plastered, Newman Plastering Medway, Kent.

How much does it cost to plaster a room?

The cost of plastering a room depends on the size of the room, as mentioned above. Typical costs for a small room with a complete replastering all the walls of a small room would range from about £400 to £700, while simple reskimming would come in at £300 to £500. In a larger room, costs of £1,000 to £1,500 are more likely – while skimming would be £500 to £700.

Walls and Ceiling Plastered, Newman Plastering Medway, Kent.

How much does external rendering cost?

External rendering is also entirely dependent on the scale of the job – a typical render and finish of a small property, such as a bungalow, might begin at around £2,000, going up from there – while to render and finish a large property, such as a detached four-bedroom farmhouse, could begin at £5,000, going up to £8,000 or more.

External Rendering, Newman Plastering Medway, Kent. 

Other plastering costs

If you have external rendering carried out, you will need scaffolding for anything over a single storey – the cost of scaffolding for a single wall may be around £300, while for an entire home £1,000 is a more typical cost. If you are replastering and the original plaster needs to be removed, you may need a skip for the waste, which can cost a few hundred pounds depending on the size of the skip.

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