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    My daughters bedroom wall is bowing,
    I understand that this happens when the Keys break.
    Is it possiable to repair it or willit have to all come off and be redone?
    does anyone still do lathe and plaster?

    Astrid

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    Any lose or drummy plaster has to be removed.

    Only then will you know the extent of the damge and be able to make an assesment of how to go about repairing it.

    There a plenty of plasterers able to repair this kind of work. You need to be careful that you get the right advise based on what ir required not what is easiest for the contrctor.

    Cheers Rod
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    Thanks rod
    I want to keep the lath and plaster if i can,
    I like the subtle ripple and the rest of the room is pretty good.
    I expect to pay alot more for it. any ball park figure?
    the whole wall is 14X11.

    astrid

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    It would have to be very bad for you to have to remove the whole wall,

    Why don't you post a pic and mark the area that feels loose then I and others can make a better assessment.

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    OK. I post some pics after christmas

    Have a happy one

    Thanks
    Astrid

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    Is it an inside wall? If so post a picture of the other side of the internal wall as well.
    woody U.K.

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    Hi woody
    The outside wall is weatherboard.
    not damp.
    I think we got some movement when the neighbours built a brick garage 3' from the wall.
    Soil is sandy.
    If you mean the other inside bedroom wall, thats fine.

    Astrid


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