Professional Artex Removal Glasgow

0141 280 6180

Asbestos Removal, plastering and painting and decorating throughout Glasgow

Our professional team of Artex removers can assist homeowners and business owners in Glasgow, Edinburgh, and Lothian. The task of removing Artex involves more than merely scraping off the existing coating from your ceilings and walls.

First, a comprehensive survey and examination must be completed to see if traces of asbestos are found. If it is found, then we’ll proceed to remove it safely and quickly. Go to our testimonials page and find out what our previous customers have said about their experiences with our company. You will be pleased with what you see.

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Artex History

From the 1970s to the 1980s, it was common for contractors to apply Artex coatings to the ceilings and walls of new homes being built in the United Kingdom. The purpose of Artex coatings was to cover up any small flaws or discrepancies on these surfaces. It has a textured finish that covers them up nicely.

 

Unfortunately, property owners were not aware that asbestos was used to make Artex. It was the ingredient that gave Artex its strength. Nowadays, the public is aware of how dangerous it is to have asbestos in any materials of a home. But people back then did not have this information, so they just assumed that Artex was a powerful finish for homes and nothing more.

25 Years Experience

Artex coatings were used in so many properties throughout Glasgow that were built in those days. If your property was built between the 1970s and 1980s, then it probably has Artex coatings with asbestos in it too.

We’ll survey your home to see if asbestos is present. If we determine that your ceilings and walls are safe, even though traces of asbestos are present, then we’ll recommend that you plaster over those surfaces rather than try to remove them. We can provide local plastering services if that is the case. But if you would rather have the coating removed, then you must contact an air monitoring company with UKAS accreditation first.

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These guys did a great job fully qualified and very reasonably priced , happy with everything they have done
Andrew Best
Andrew Best
17:11 17 May 20
These guys were professional and very smart at there work highly recommend 👏👏 thanks for ya work lads I know it wasint a easy job but got there thanks again !!
Graham Lyle
Graham Lyle
07:00 12 May 20
Removed my old & leaking asbestos cement garage roof in a professional, quick and clean manner. Good service
Ian Kiloh
Ian Kiloh
15:52 04 Feb 20
Great job guys thanks again
Tony Wright
Tony Wright
17:43 03 Feb 20
The great job these guys done should not be taken lightly, very safe and professional company
Yama Productions
Yama Productions
17:34 03 Feb 20
problem solved with no fuss, good job
Gail Singer
Gail Singer
21:01 27 Jan 20
best price i could find for Asbestos removal in Glasgow, very fast and efficient service
Gordon Lyle
Gordon Lyle
13:48 21 Jan 20
Needed quick advice and a quote. Very professional and they completed the job the same day. Thanks guys
eamonn crossan
eamonn crossan
14:50 24 Sep 19

Safe Plastering Over Artex Coatings

Whether the Artex coatings on your walls and ceiling contain asbestos or not, we can plaster over them safely. All of our customers in Glasgow should consider getting this service because it is much safer, faster, and cleaner than an Artex removal project.

If you were to request such a removal service, then it would involve having to scrape and strip the surfaces on your ceilings and walls. This is a risky procedure because the steam stripper emits moisture that could potentially damage the materials within your ceilings and walls. That would just create even more work for us to do.

A steam stripper may be used to test a tiny area of the surface. Then you would use a scraper to see how easily the Artex coating is removed. We don’t recommend you try this unless you have experience. Alternatively, you can hire our professionals to conduct an Artex test by using special removal chemicals.

If Artex cannot be physically removed from your property, then our professionals will just plaster over the surfaces of your ceilings and walls so that they’re in great condition again. A PVA coating is applied first prior to the plaster finishing in order to promote adhesion and prevent negative reactions. Virtually all flat surfaces, including stud partitioning, can be plastered over by us too.

Contact Artex Removal Experts

Address:

Whitby Street Glasgow G31 4TS

Phones:

0141 280 6180

Working Hours

Monday-Sunday: Open 24 hours

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