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Andy Charlton Plastering & Damp Proofing experts

Andy Charlton Plastering & Damp Insurance Specialists have been providing plastering and damp proofing expertise in Washington Tyne and Wear for 17 years. Our reputation is built on providing a clean, friendly, cost effective service with attention to detail.

Our fully qualified and insured team can tackle any plastering job no matter how big or small. Please take a look at some of the work we have carried out and the excellent feedback we have received (including almost 150 5star reviews on Yell!).

We are now specialists in Insurance work for both plastering and damp proofing. Providing a quick, efficient and cost effective job to ensure that normality is returned to your home as quickly as possible following a household incident such as flooding, storm damage or fire.

We are based in Washington which is ideally placed to work in South Tyneside, Wearside and the surrounding areas.

Kitchen after replastering

Established in 2003 Andy Charlton Plastering and Damp specialise in high quality, perfectly smooth and evenly distributed plastering work. We are experienced in providing a range of external rendering and internal plastering work. For everything from external wall coating to reskimmming work and new skin coats.

We have extensive experience in carrying out plastering, skimming, plaster boarding, new ceilings, rendering, damp proofing and garage conversions for interior and exterior of both commercial and residential properties across the North East.

We can also offer asbestos testing, are CIS registered for contract working and have full public liability insurance for your peace of mind. Our satisfied customers are all across the North East have given us almost 150 5star reviews on Yell, we've reproduced some of them here but please use the button below to view them all on reviews

Why choose Andy Charlton

Expert workmanship

All our team members are fully trained and experts in their relevant field. All work is overseen and checked by Andy himself to guarantee the perfect finish.

Top Quality

All our work is guaranteed to be of the highest quality and a perfect finish. Giving the ideal base for redecoration.

Qualified Workers

Every team member is fully qualified and vetted to ensure the highest standards of both workmanship and integrity.

Some of our work

Just a small sample of some of the projects we have worked on in the last few months.

Outside of house showing fresh white rendering

External Rendering

It's not just the inside of your home that can benefit from being replastered. External rendering is often battered by the elements, cracked and broken rendering can ruin the initial view of your home.

We gave this home a fresh new rendering to complement their new doors.

montage of images showing pre and post artex

Artex Walls

1980's style artex was recently voted one of the top 5 most hated property features. We safely and sympathetically removed all traces of it from this homes walls before creating a beautifully smooth finish. Within days this living room was transformed into a stunning family room.

freshly plastered new double sided chimney breast

New chimney breast

These dated living and dining rooms had the dividing wall removed to open up a bright new living space. The addition of this chimney breast giving both rooms the use of a stunning stove finihsed it off perfectly.

bright new plastered kitchen

Reworked kitchen

Our clients had a fresh new modern kitchen fitted which inolved ripping out all of the old units and reworking the space. All of the walls were reskimmed to provide the perfect base for creating their dream kitchen.

ceiling rose in newly plastered smooth ceiling


Ceilings can often become cracked and weary resulting in light fittings not hanging correctly and unsightly blemishes appearing in your home. We stripped, skimmed and created the perfect flat ceiling to complete this room.

fresh new smooth plaster walls with no electrical sockets fitted

Replastered room

This homeowner was reworking their living room, part of that was the inclusion of new electrical sockets and lighting. We replastered the walls to create a smooth finish perfect for the electricians to complete their work to the highest standards.

If you're in need of urgent help to transform your home or business then click the button now to speak directly to Andy himself.

Our customers views

Some of our feedback received has been listed below (just click the link to see what they said about us) however you can view all of our independent reviews on the following sites: and Facebook

"Had Andy out today to knock a wall down and plastering fantastic job definitely will use him again thanks Andy"
"Andy is very clean fast and professional. His work is outstanding and he is very reasonably priced. We moved house the week before Christmas but Andy managed to squeeze us in and provide us with an outstanding level of work under the pressure of Christmas he delivered it in the most professional and cheery manner. Nothing was a problem to him. Thanks Andy"
"Andy was brilliant he fitted me in to plaster all ceilings in my house and close a doorway up. Worked tremendously hard and not a contractor that stops and starts like so many. I would recommend Andy to anyone. "
"Always on time, Reasonably priced, trustworthy and overall a great job the quality of the work is really good. Would recommend and already have passed his number on to all our friends"
"Excellent work done as always, even though it was only a little job Andy was very professional, efficient and clean would highly recommend every time"
"1st class works completed on a terrible part of our house. Made good and to a high finish thanks to Andy James Charlton and his hard work. Cannot recommend enough. Thanks having got home late yesterday to a great result!"
"Andy was tidy, efficient and has done a great job in my house, despite scheduling issues. Will 100% be using his services in the future."
"My mother is over the moon with the job on her bathroom top quality job looks brand new again. Totally professional job. Clean up and washed everything him. Thanks a lot. Great price too. "
"If you want a professional doing a brill job Andy is the right one for you. We had our wall removed in between two bedrooms, fantastic job , quick , tidy and high standards. Thank you again Andy."

Commercial clients

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CPR Kitchens logo
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Kitchen and Bathroom Outlet logo
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