Dry lining is a versatile building technique that can be used on both new build and refurbishment projects. It is an excellent alternative to wet plastering and is significantly faster to install.

At Brighton Plastering Services, we offer a top-quality service for all your plastering and dry lining requirements. Plastering and drylining is a skilled trade and having a team of professionals with years of experience will ensure you receive the best possible finish.

The minute we start working with you, we will provide a friendly and efficient service to make your job run smoothly from start to finish. Our team of professionals are all fully qualified, very experienced plasterers, who are clean, tidy and efficient to give a high standard finish. Call today to arrange a free quotation 01273 100 007

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Standard Wall Partitions

Standard Wall Partitions offer all the properties of a solid wall when it comes to sound, heat and fire insulation as well as longevity. They are very easy to maintain and can be decorated in various ways including vinyl coverings. This makes them excellent for a number of commercial applications: offices, hotels, schools and hospitals.

Direct Bonding

Direct bonding is a highly effective method of repairing cracks and other problems in historic houses. It involves drilling a hole into the wall structure, then filling it with resin which is injected under pressure. This can be used to prevent water spots, larger cracks and even where your walls were damaged by water intrusion at some point.

Wall Liner Linings

Our wall liner linings are ideal for homes, offices, stores and many other places. They can provide a new surface where old walls have been damaged. They protect the original plaster in older homes or commercial buildings and are a great solution to surface defects that are not suitable for redecoration

Metal Furring Linings

Metal furring is the perfect solution for a dry, solid internal lining. Galvanized steel furring channel is fixed to walls in a vertical or horizontal layout, onto which plasterboard can be fixed. Once the plasterboard has been fixed and taped, joints filled and painted your surfaces will have the ideal dry lining finish. Metal furring is a very economical option for lining any surface and the speed at which it can be erected means it’s an ideal solution for the refurbishment of existing property or new build commercial projects.

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Stud Wall Linings

Stud Wall Linings or Dot and Dab are cost-effective dry linings for masonry/block walls. The wall is fixed with a batten frame attached to the masonry/brickwork this is then fixed with plasterboard using adhesive. This is a relatively easy process to undertake as both timber studs and metal studs have flush joining edges.

We would simply measure the sheet of plasterboard, make any necessary cuts to match the area to which it will be fixed, then fix the plasterboard to the studs, whether that be a wall or a ceiling, we always prefer to use drywall screws for increased strength and durability.

The wall is then skimmed or trowelled smooth ready for painting or papering. If you are looking to make more of your property, and need some help with the Stud Wall Linings, we can provide a first-class service. We will assess what you want and provide a free quote. We work with all types of properties, and it does not matter whether your property is old or new. We also offer full plastering services as well as our Stud Wall Linings service.

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Why Use Dry Lining?

Dry lining is a modern method of lining the inside of your walls. Here are just some of the reasons why you should consider using dry linings in your home:

For easy decoration

Dry lining is a really simple way to decorate a room. It involves fixing wallboard to the internal walls of a house or building and then covering it with plaster. Dry lining is fast and hassle-free. If there are no major changes to be made to the structure of the interior walls, this can be a great option for decorating.

It’s clean, quick and efficient

Dry Lining is a clean, quick and efficient way of fitting partitions, linings, ceilings and walls. It creates a smooth finish, incurs minimal dust and is the ideal solution to fixing plasterboard.

Guaranteed insulation

One of the main reasons to use dry lining is to insulate your home with guaranteed and healthy insulation. We offer dry lining solutions that will help insulate your conservatory and increase efficiency in your home.

Easily conceals wires and pipes

Dry lining is a great way of saving time when plastering a room. It also allows you to easily conceal wires and pipes and provides additional protection for your walls against cracks, condensation and leaks.

Allows for easy renovation

Using a dry lining system makes renovation in the future much easier and cheaper. Dry lining is attached directly to the brickwork and wooden framework, meaning it can be removed and replaced easily. This is especially important if you’re considering changing your wall or ceiling design in the future.

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Can Dry Lining Be Used Anywhere?

Plaster board adheres nicely to masonry and uneven surfaces and can be used in a variety of applications.

Many newly constructed buildings include stud walls to divide internal spaces, therefore it’s critical that dry lining plaster board can be quickly attached to these frames as well. Non-load-bearing walls are an excellent method to partition space and are simple to build and insulate.

Plasterboard comes in two common thicknesses: 9.5 mm and 12.5 mm. The thickness of plasterboard that should be used on a stud partition wall is determined by the distance between the studs. Ceiling boards should be 12.5 mm thick to avoid sagging.

There are specific door kits available for plastering around a door frame that will fit most ordinary frames properly. Sawn timber is commonly used for drylining walls, and no extra preparations are required prior to installation.

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Why Choose Brighton Plastering Services Dry Lining Contractors?

Brighton Plastering Services are a specialist dry lining company, based in Brighton Hove, East Sussex. We have over a decade of experience in dry walling and dry lining installations across a wide range of private, commercial and industrial projects.

We are a well-established company, and we have worked hard to build an honest, trustworthy reputation for quality, reliability, value and service. Much of our business comes from repeat business or recommendations from satisfied clients. We pride ourselves on top quality workmanship, reliability and cleanliness that is second to none, and you can be sure of the highest standard of service from start to finish at a good price.

Our friendly and professional staff are fully trained. We are comprehensively insured with over £5 million in public liability insurance and all of our work comes with an 10 years guarantee, to give you total peace of mind.

If you need a reliable and efficient home improvement contractor to complete your next job, we’d love to help. Hire the best-rated DryLining specialists near you in Brighton today. Give us a call on 01273 100 007 or email us at office@brightonplasteringservices.com. Alternatively, you can fill out our request form below to get free estimates and a no-obligation quote.


Is dry lining cheaper than plastering?

Dry lining is very much cheaper than plastering in terms of the materials and time. But, the overall cost depends on the area involved, and this will be dictated by the size of your room. Dry lining a full room can take some time, particularly if you need to cut any boards to shape.

Can you dry line a damp wall?

Solving Condensation and Mould Problems and Damp Wall Treatment. The traditional damp wall treatment was to cover up with wooden paneling, but this tends to become damp over time and rot. So, dry lining was invented and from this has evolved the ‘air gap membrane’, ‘damp proof membrane’ or ‘cavity drain membrane’.

Whats better dry lining or plastering?

Simply said, dry lining is much faster than traditional plastering and produces a similar result: a ready-to-paint or-cover wall or surface. Dry lining plasterboard can be used to conceal pipes and cables, provide insulation space, and even offer soundproofing.

What plasterboard do you use for dry lining?

Depending on the type of wall or surface the plasterboard is being fixed to, two standard thicknesses of plasterboard, 9.5mm and 12.5mm, can be used. Dry lining is also possible around a door frame, with specialist door kits available to fit most standard frames.

Is it easy to dot and dab?

Absolutely. It can be applied to most internal surfaces, including masonry, plasterboard, wood and insulation boards. Just remember to take care when applying adhesive near the edges of plasterboard as they can be prone to damage. The board will need to be sealed with PVA (to prevent it sucking out the moisture from the adhesive) before you apply anything over it.

How do you damp proof interior walls?

The most typical method for damp-proofing a wall is to use a damping resin, epoxy, or spray on the wall’s surface. You can also cover outside wood walls with plastic sheeting or use silicone to fill in cracks in brickwork and keep dampness out.

Is Dry lining board the same as plasterboard?

Wet sand and cement render or plaster were traditionally used to cover surfaces. The term “dry lining” currently mostly refers to the use of plasterboard to cover internal walls. Plasterboard is either adhered to the walls or affixed to a wood or steel frame.

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