Plastering Production Rates

Description   Unit Tradesman Hours Labourer Hours
Solid Plaster        
  Render for wall tiling, cement and sand in one coat 13mm thick m2 0.2 0.1
Cement render, one coat 13mm thick on        
  Walls m2 0.25 0.11
  Soffits m2 0.28 0.11
  Columns m2 0.42 0.18
  Beams m2 0.42 0.18
Hardwall plaster, two coats 16mm thick on        
  Walls m2 0.42 0.18
  Soffits m2 0.5 0.2
  Columns m2 0.55 0.25
  Beams m2 0.55 0.25
  Skim coat hardwall plaster on soffits m2 0.22 0.08
  Plaster cove m 0.15  
  Plaster nosing m 0.15  

 

Plastering Production Rates

 

Task / Description Slow   Ave   Fast    Units
 Browning (undercoat), Internal Walls under 2.5m high 2.2  2.8  3.1   m2/hr
 Browning (undercoat), Internal Walls over 2.5m high 2.1  2.6  2.8   m2/hr
 Browning (undercoat), Reveals and Columns less than 100mm wide 9.9  10.0  10.1   m2/hr
 Browning (undercoat), Reveals and Columns 100-200mm wide 5.2  5.4  6.4   m2/hr
 Browning (undercoat), Reveals and Columns 200-300mm wide 3.3  3.6  3.9   m2/hr
 Covings –   5.0  –    m/hr
 Skimming (topcoat), Internal Walls under 2.5m high 6.1  6.7  7.3   m2/hr
 Skimming (topcoat), Internal Walls over 2.5m high 5.5  6.1  6.7   m2/hr
 Skimming (topcoat), Reveals and Columns less than 100mm wide 12.6  13.8  15.4   m2/hr
 Skimming (topcoat), Reveals and Columns 100-200mm wide 7.7  8.3  9.8   m2/hr
 Skimming (topcoat), Reveals and Columns 200-300mm wide 4.5  5.0  5.5   m2/hr
 Plaster Board to Ceilings 3.2  4.5  5.5   m2/hr
 Plastering Ceilings, 1 Bonding, 1 Skimming 1.1  1.7  2.4   m2/hr
 Plastering Ceilings, Topcoat Skimming 2.7  3.2  5.4   m2/hr