Bothasig, Cape Town, 7441 Kempton Park, Johannesburg, 1629

Ceiling repair

Ceiling repair is very common especially when rhinoboard or plasterboard is used. The big disadvantage of these types of ceilings is that they don’t repel water well. Often a leaking roof is the cause of a stained or warped ceiling. A geyser can burst and cause severe damage to a plasterboard ceiling. Even a leaking geyser without a drip tray can cause cracks and damage. Fortunately, these types are easy to fix.

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Bathroom ceiling repair

A bathroom ceiling repair is quite common. Mould is often the cause of a rotting ceiling. Plasterboard can be removed and replaced with new plasterboard.  The damaged area can be cut out with with a Stanley knife and then a new piece of plasterboard installed. Or, sometimes, we replace the entire ceiling. Especially if you notice that the rest of the ceiling has become uneven over time. It sometimes make sense for aesthetics, to replace the whole ceiling. Although in most cases, this is notnecessary. Once the new rhino-board is installed, it is skimmed smooth and re-painted. This process is quick and simple. For a novice, it can be tricky to do and the final product may not be as good as you’d hoped for. But for an experienced tradesmen it’s done easily. Often,

Popcorn ceiling repair is another type of ceiling repair that we do.

Suspended ceilings also break from time to time and replacing a section of grid is done with ease. Also the suspended ceiling boards come in standard sizes and can easily be replaced by any body who can get onto a ladder. If the aluminium grid is broken then it can be more complex but it’s no problem for our fitters to solve.

Bulkhead ceilings are made in the same way as drywall partitioning and can also be damaged by water or weight. Again, this type of ceiling can be fixed relatively inexpensively.

For more information on ceiling repair please contact us.