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Should I overboard a ceiling of lath and plaster?

image of tradesman putting plasterboard over ceiling

If your property has traditional lath and plaster ceilings that are in need of repairs, a common tradesman’s fix is to overboard (cover) them with plasterboard, rather than deal with the original failing plasterwork. Over boarding is a cheap and relatively fast way of repairing an existing ceiling. In some cases it is perfectly acceptable, […]