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Pebble dash removal

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charlma Sat 02-Dec-17 04:21:54

How much does this cost? Has anyone had it removed in north east London and would recommend someone?

MrsPatmore Sat 02-Dec-17 08:31:10

Not in. North East London but neighbours nearby did this. Cost around 3k for small mid terrace front only. This included scaffolding and re-pointing.

Evewasinnocent Sat 02-Dec-17 09:04:34

£14k for end of terrace (end bit is about 3 'fronts'!) - includes chimney as well -SE London - chose company via checkatrade

Mosaic123 Sat 02-Dec-17 09:57:59

Our next door neighbours did this. It was very noisy, annoying and messy. Apologise to your neighbours in advance and mail I suggest it's done in Winter when the windows can stay closed!

sellotape12 Sun 10-Dec-17 18:48:37

£14k seriously?! Yours does sound like a large surface area though. £3k-5k for the front only of a small terrace sounds commensurate with what we’ve been quoted.

Evewasinnocent Sun 10-Dec-17 21:04:42

Hey yes I know @sellotape (just a bit over) but was the equivalent of 5 walls in all (so actually just less than £3k for the front wall alone iyswim!) plus they did a little bit of roof work - including the chimney. Looks much better than pebbledash!

Skittle22 Wed 13-Dec-17 21:34:03

I'm currently having mine re pebbledashed. The old pebbledash (4 layers) was taken off yesterday. Because of the bad weather, I've had a day of owning a lovely yellow brick house. The 'experts' tell me it's not financially viable to restore the bricks. Although I know they're right I'm kind of hoping they do a midnight flit and don't return tomorrow. I've gone for a whiter pebbledash in the hope it looks better than the awful Canterbury spar. The whole jobs costing £1300 in East London/Essex.

goingtotown Wed 13-Dec-17 23:46:28

Have you investigated about having it rendered?

MammaAgata Thu 14-Dec-17 16:00:42

@goingtotown - was just about to say the same thing. We had our house sand blasted - it wasn't pebbledashed but it was painted in gloss type non breathable paint (on a house circa 1450's.. shock) which went green/black underneath. It looked grim. They obviously painted it cheaply just to sell it and 3-4 years in it was a green slimy mess. Foul. Anyhow, that aside, we had all the crap removed and same as you, underneath the bricks were not good enough for repointing - also because it's such an old house with many extensions the bricks were all different colours. We lime rendered and re painted with a specialist paint and it looks beautiful now.

DiscoMoo Thu 14-Dec-17 16:31:14

We’ve just been quoted between £6-6.5k for removal of pebble dash and replaced with render, which includes scaffolding. That’s for an extended semi on all walls except the front.

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