Plaster Repairs in Melbourne

Plaster cracks are one of the most common forms of damage to a home or building. Various factors, including foundation settling, seasonal temperature changes, and water damage can cause them.

DFN Plaster Products specialises in comprehensive plaster repairs across Melbourne, revitalising your walls and ceilings to their former glory. Whether you're tackling a renovation, dealing with accidental damage, or restoring a heritage property with intricate Victorian plastering, our skilled team has the experience and expertise to deliver flawless results.

Common Plaster Repairs We Tackle

  • Ceiling and Wall Cracks: These common issues can be caused by various factors, from foundation settling to temperature changes. We expertly repair plaster cracks, leaving your walls looking smooth and flawless again.
  • Brick Stitching—Double Bricked Homes: If the internal walls of your double-brick home are cracking, we can provide brick stitching to repair the brickwork and prevent new cracks from appearing.
  • Accidental Damage: Whether it's a dent from moving furniture or a hole from an indoor ball game, our team can repair holes and dents quickly and seamlessly.
  • Holes: Whether it's a small nail hole or a larger opening, we can seamlessly repair holes in your plaster walls, leaving no trace of damage.
  • Water Damage: If water has seeped into your plaster, we can assess the extent of the damage, remove affected areas, and restore your surfaces with precision.

We use high-quality plaster materials and specialised tools to ensure a seamless, long-lasting repair. We provide a fast turnaround time - we can complete most small maintenance in just a few hours.

Choose DFN Plaster Products for Your Plaster Wall Repair

While minor plaster imperfections might seem like a simple DIY fix, entrusting your repairs to a professional plasterer at DFN Plaster Products guarantees optimal results. Our team of skilled plasterers possesses the expertise and experience to seamlessly blend repairs into your existing walls and ceilings, ensuring a flawless finish that enhances the overall aesthetic of your space.

We understand that your time is valuable, which is why we work efficiently to complete repairs promptly and with minimal disruption to your daily routine. We prioritise clear communication, transparent pricing, and a dedication to exceeding your expectations. Our commitment to using high-quality materials and proven techniques ensures that your repairs are visually appealing and built to last. By choosing DFN Plaster Products for your plaster repairs, you can rest assured that your project will be handled with the utmost care and professionalism, leaving you with a beautifully restored space and peace of mind.

What to Expect from Our Plaster Repair Service

At DFN Plaster Products, our commitment to quality craftsmanship extends to every step of our plaster repair process. Here's what you can expect when you entrust your project to our experienced team:

  • Thorough Assessment and Consultation: Our skilled plasterers will conduct a detailed assessment of the damaged area, considering the size, depth, and type of damage. We'll discuss your specific needs and preferences, ensuring we understand your vision for the repair.
  • Meticulous Preparation: We'll meticulously prepare the area for repair. This involves removing any loose or damaged plaster, cleaning the surface, and ensuring a stable foundation for the new plaster application. We take pride in our attention to detail, as proper preparation is crucial for a long-lasting repair.
  • Expert Repair Techniques: Our plasterers employ proven techniques and industry best practices to repair your walls or ceilings seamlessly. Whether it's a small crack, a large hole, or water damage, we have the expertise to restore your surfaces to their original condition.
  • High-Quality Materials: We use only premium plaster materials compatible with your existing plasterwork. This ensures a smooth, even finish that seamlessly blends with the surrounding area.
  • Finishing Touches: We go beyond simply repairing the damage. Our team meticulously blends and feathers the new plaster, creating a smooth, attractive finish ready for painting or decorating.
  • Clean and Tidy Worksite: We respect your property and strive to minimise disruption during the repair process. We'll protect surrounding areas, contain debris, and leave your space clean and tidy upon completion.

With DFN Plaster Products, you can rest assured that your plaster repairs will be handled with expertise, care, and a commitment to excellence.

The Plaster Repair Cost

The cost of plaster repairs varies depending on the extent of the damage, the type of plaster, and the complexity of the repair.

  • Small hole repair: Can range from $100 to $200.
  • Ceiling repairs: Often require additional equipment and time, influencing the price.
  • Large-scale projects: Such as repairing an entire wall, will be more expensive.

We offer personalised quotes tailored to your specific needs. Contact us to discuss your project and receive an accurate estimate.

DIY Guide for Plaster Wall Repair

While we always recommend professional assistance for extensive plaster damage, minor repairs can often be tackled with some DIY know-how. Here's a step-by-step guide to help you patch small holes in your plaster walls:

  1. Assess the Damage: Carefully examine the hole. If it's larger than a few centimetres, or if you notice multiple cracks, it's best to consult a professional plasterer to ensure structural integrity.
  2. Gather Your Supplies: You'll need a damp cloth, a scraper or utility knife, mesh tape, joint compound (also known as filler), a putty knife, sandpaper, and paint to match your wall.
  3. Prepare the Area: Clean the area around the hole with a damp cloth to remove dust or debris. Gently scrape away any loose or crumbling plaster. If necessary, use a utility knife to create a clean, square edge around the hole.
  4. Reinforce the Hole: Apply self-adhesive mesh tape over the hole. This will help reinforce the repair and prevent future cracking.
  5. Apply Joint Compound: Using a putty knife, carefully apply a thin layer of joint compound to the hole, ensuring it fills the entire space and slightly overlaps the mesh tape. Allow it to dry completely according to the manufacturer's instructions.
  6. Second Coat: Apply a second layer of joint compound, feathering the edges for a smooth transition. Let it dry thoroughly.
  7. Third Coat: Repeat the same as 2nd coat, only with a final finishing compound.
  8. Sand and Finish: Once the compound is dry, gently sand the area until it's flush with the surrounding wall. Wipe away any dust with a damp cloth. Always wear a dust mask and eye protection when sanding plaster.
  9. Paint: Prime and paint the repaired area to match your existing wall colour.

If you're uncertain about the process or dealing with more extensive repairs, it's always recommended to seek professional assistance. DFN Plaster Products is here to provide expert advice and quality repairs for any plaster issue.

Hear From Our Satisfied Customers

Here are our customers testimonials on our plaster repair services:

"Absolutely amazing job at my place in Northcote in the middle of last year. Nathan is also a really nice guy. Would recommend." - Adam

"Had DFN redo my ceilings in my heritage listed home - cornices, the works. Top notch quality. Very happy with results. I would highly, highly recommend." - Derric

"We are renovating and needed decorative cornice to match the existing cornice from our houses' vintage. Dominic and his staff were so helpful both over the phone and in person to assist. Although we were unable to match it perfectly, Dominic was able to provide a near copy of the ornate cornice we required and was so helpful and informative about how to get quality results when it came time for us to install it. Would highly recommend :)"- Devon

Don't let damaged plaster detract from the beauty of your space. Whether you're dealing with minor cracks or extensive repairs, even an insurance-related repair, DFN Plaster Products has the expertise to get the job done right.

We offer comprehensive plaster repairs in Melbourne, including general plasterboard installations, to ensure a flawless finish. Contact us today for a consultation and quote, and let us help you create a beautiful, long-lasting finish that enhances the value and enjoyment of your property.


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