Drywall Restoration, Insulation and Texturing
Mishaps happen. That's why we have a specialized repair service department that deals with damaged from fire, hail, flood and any other occurrences.
We comprehend the disappointment homeowners and restoration companies go through throughout these tough times. We strive to decrease the tension throughout the remediation procedure with skilled staff that will help bringing your home and or business back to regular. Our personnel is capable of finishing any job from removal of old drywall and insulation, to painting finished walls, ceiling and more.
Kinds Of Repair Work:
- Residential and Commercial
- Ceiling repairs
- Flooded basements
We pursue greatness for that reason we provide exceptional product and skilled experts to ensure you and your house will be safeguarded from the severe weather that occur in British Columbia.
Improving attic insulation is the initial step to increasing energy performance in your home resulting in more cost savings. As hot air increases, it will be caught and re-distributed in your attic.
Cellulose or Fibrous glass can be added over existing insulation, increasing the R-value and energy performance. The existing requirement for attic insulation is R40, with lots of homeowners deciding to update to R50.Included with attic insulation is the installation of an attic gain access to collar, to retain the additional insulation, along with the insulation of the attic access cover. Some homes built prior to 1990 may likewise need the setup of air chutes, also referred to as insulation baffles or stops, to keep soffit ventilation.
Attic Pro' s Insulation has actually reacted to customer need by becoming a licensed applicator of blown insulation. This innovative product resembles the FibrousGlass insulation blown into attics, but made to fill vertical wall cavities.
While it's usually utilized in new house building and construction, Attic Pro' s can be retrofitted into nearly any existing house! Attic Pro' s provides several benefits over fibrous glass batt insulation, including a more customized fit, superior noise reduction, and higher resistance to mould and bugs.
To learn more about our insulation services or to get a totally free quote for your home or office. Please have a word with our Nu Rock Contractors.
Eliminating popcorn textured ceilings is not too tough, however it is a very untidy job that needs manual tough labour and security precautions.
DIY drywalling steps below or call Nu Rock Construction for a complimentary quote.
Prospective Health Danger Before purchasing products, preparation, moving of furniture or covering areas with plastic; look for this possible danger first: Asbestos: Acoustic (popcorn) texture made prior to 1980's might include asbestos and will need testing prior to additional development. You may ditch small amounts of ceiling texture, in several locations on the ceiling, into a plastic bag or hire an authorized testing service to take the samples for you.
One More Thing Before removing your ceiling, check if the popcorn texture has been painted. Painting may have given new life to a dull ceiling, it will prevent the texture from absorbing water therefore will not loosen the product. Painted popcorn texture might need a chemical stripper to breakdown the barrier in order to continue the project.Equipment and Materials for the Task Here is a list of what you will require to complete your task: Plastic sheathing for walls and floors, dust mask / respirator, eye protection, painters tape, pump-up sprayer / spray bottle, wide drywall scraper, putty knife, drywall joint compound, drywall joint tape, sanding paper or sanding pad with handle and clean cloth. Preparation for removing popcorn texture is an understated 'unpleasant task', therefore ensure you have finished the right prep work to keep from harming your house. All furniture must be removed from the room. If the furnishings can not be removed, location plastic sheathing over items. Turn off power to the room and heating or cooling system. Cover wall outlets, vents, changes and so on with plastic and connect painter's tape. Cover the flooring with plastic and attach the plastic overtop the baseboard with painter's tape (you may also use a drop cloth as flooring security). You may choose to cover the walls using the same technique above, although it might not be necessary for your project.Removal Now that the location is safe, and included, it's time to place on that dust mask or respirator, and grab the safety glasses. Fill the pump-up sprayer or spray bottle with warm water.
Spray a small area, 10 square feet, at a time. Do not over spray as it will harm the drywall beneath the texture, then wait 15-20 minutes. Utilizing a large drywall scraper, thoroughly scrape away the popcorn texture at a 45-degree angle one section at a time. After you've ended up scraping the ceiling, it's time to apply the drywall compound. Retouch's and Paint You're practically there! If you are painting a flat ceiling, the most essential part of the task is the touch up's. Use the drywall compound using a drywall knife to problem locations. Smooth the substance to make sure a flat finish Make sure that any nails or screws half also been screwed or hammered back in. After all locations have been fixed, let the compound dry over night. As soon as dry, lightly sand the fixed locations and wipe tidy with a slightly wet fabric. Prime and paint the ceiling for a flat surface.
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