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Adept Plastering was established over 30 years ago by Steven Currie.  Steven is a highly skilled plasterer from Musselburgh, near Edinburgh, who has a friendly team of skilled plasterers covering Edinburgh, Lothians and Borders who have many years of training behind them. We have provided plastering services to many satisfied customers in Edinburgh, East Lothian, West Lothian, Scottish Borders and many other areas around Scotland and are renowned for our work being of the very highest quality. We use only the best materials available so that our workmanship lasts for an extensive period of time. 

NEWSFLASH:  Microcement work now complete at Meadowbank Sports Stadium.  Graham Group hired Adept to carry out the high-spec microcement work to the reception area/atrium and staircases at the new stadium.  Over 500m2 of microcement was completed and it looks amazing!  If you're thinking about having microcement done in your home just pop into Meadowbank Sports Stadium then give us a call for a quote!


Microcement is a decorative coating composed of cement, additives, resin and mineral pigments. Various looks can be achieved eg soft and cloudy and linen look. It can be applied on numerous existing surfaces eg tiles, plasterboard, marble, worktops etc. It is very very hard wearing and is only 3mm thick.  If you are looking for that "industrial look" then microcement is for you! 



Skimming means to use a finishing plaster either on new plasterboard or over existing walls or ceilings to create a smooth finish for painting or wall papering.  As plasterers we skim everything from new build houses, extensions and attic conversions to smaller jobs such as skimming over uneven walls or over dated artex walls and ceilings. There's no job too big or small. 



Plaster Cornice, also known as Coving or Cornicing, is a moulding that crowns any room covering the wall/ceiling join. Coving helps to give a room a more elegant feel and also greatly improves both the property style and value.  We have extensive experience in the repair of ornate cornicing in older properties and the creation of new cornicing or coving.


K-Rend is a smooth render coat applied to your property.   More and more of our customers are now opting for the ultimate external finish, acrylic smooth render which is available in 20 different colours. No more painting, pointing and unsightly cracking, its energy efficient and water resistant, meaning it's low maintenance.

Harling/dry-dash roughcasting is a process which involves a render being applied to the exterior walls of your property and whilst still wet a specially shaped trowel is used to throw pebbles or small stone chips onto the surface. We have extensive experience in this application and have many happy customers.


Wet dashing is even harder wearing than dry dash, its a traditional finish that is a popular alternative to dry dash, especially in the Scottish regions.  A flat base coat is applied followed by a through-coloured slurry coat which when evenly applied, provides an attractive, watertight, textured finish.  Wet dashing is a finish which is traditionally and commonly painted. 


Dot and dab is a technique that was developed to replace traditional wet plastering and it is now frequently used in new buildings. It has gained in popularity due to its lower costs, faster installation, quicker drying time and ease of finishing. Walls finished in this way can be painted almost immediately. We are more frequently being asked to dot and dab using insulated boards, which increases your home's energy efficiency.


Italian Venetian polished plaster comes in many different styles and finishes. It can be applied to almost any area including ceilings, walls and floors.  Venetian plaster is a bespoke high end product that creates a stunning feature finish. There are a variety of styles, colours and finishes.  The end result can look polished, matt or textured.

These guys are amazing!
Stevie and his team took my roughcasting job at short notice after I was let down by another team. Travelled from Musselburgh to Berwick and did a lovely job of re pebbledashing my tired bungalow.
Very polite, cleaned up great and kept me up to date, always answered my questions.
A very able and professional team.
Would definitely recommend. I've had lots of compliments on my house now.
Book these guys keep them busy!!!
Jackie, Berwick (from MyBuilder)
My neighbour recently had some artex on a couple of ceilings in her house skimmed over. She was delighted with the work and gave me Adept's number.  Steven and his guys did a lovely job and left my house very clean and tidy. His price was competitive and I have since given his number to friends and family. 
Caroline, Galashiels

We have been delighted with the service we received from Stevie and his team. We had some rendering lifting from exposed areas of our house. He came to see us exactly as promised and provided a thorough and honest assessment of the problem. His explanation was sensible and logical. His quote was very reasonable and the work was completed exactly on time and clearly to a high standard. The team were extremely tidy and friendly. Really great service throughout the process. Would highly recommend. Very many thanks

sonia82730 (MyBuilder Feedback)

Fantastic job!
We are absolutely delighted with the two rooms plastered, so much so we have already booked for further work. I wouldn’t hesitate to recommend this company. It is exactly what we wanted, an excellent standard of work, very competitive price, completely reliable, friendly, tidy and simply got on with it.
(MyBuilder Feedback)
I needed a job done quickly and to a very high standard. Steven's number was passed to me by a builder in Edinburgh who has used Adept for over 10 years for all of his plastering work. I was very pleased with the service I received and the quality of the workmanship and will be using Adept again. 
Ian, Property Developer, Edinburgh
Great guys. I was let down so many times by plasteres but these lads turned up, reasonable priced, well equiped and left a smooth finish with no mess. What more can you ask for. I'll will be using Stevens team for every job. Many thanks.
(MyBuilder Feedback)
Adept Plastering did a great job of removing and replacing the pebble dash on my garage sorting a damaged garage entry door frame at the same time.
They arrived when they said they would. Were friendly, polite and very tidy workers. I would thoroughly recommend them! Happy customer
(MyBuilder Feedback)

After a previous tradesperson who was supposed to do my job let me down, I posted my job on my builder - keen to get it done before the good weather passes. Stevie came out promptly and gave me a fair price. He gave me an indication when he could start the job but actually started it sooner - which I was pleased with. The job was completed promptly, working around the weather, and I am pleased with the quality of the results. The job was a large wet dash job over two double height gable ends. The work was done cleanly and the guys cleaned up after themselves. They were polite and helpful. I would have no hesitation in recommending them for your plastering or rendering job.

val_375 (MyBuilder Feedback)

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