Join Chris Frediani as he takes a look at all the latest topics from the world of plastering including product launches, top tips, and special guests.Chris will also be joined by some of the biggest names from across the industry giving their view on the latest news and developments.
Sunday, 26 November 2023
A few episodes ago Chris Frediani and Bradleigh talked to homeowner Molly, a member of the public who had her whole house very badly plastered by someone chancing it. On this episode, the boys are joined by Paul Matthews, the Plasterer that has put...
Sunday, 19 November 2023
On International Men's Day, Chris Frediani and Bradleigh Hancock invite fellow plasterers Robert Garrity and Rob Tweedle to join them to discuss their menotrs in the trade that helped them become the spreads they are today
Sunday, 12 November 2023
Molly Pugh got her whole house plastered with disasterous results, Chris Frediani and Bradleigh Hancock have invited her onto the show to discuss where it all went wrong...
Sunday, 5 November 2023
Chris Frediani and Bradleigh are joined by The Pink Plasterer, Steph Leese to discuss rules she stands by and those she thinks we could do away with in the trade. Chris shares his own and Chris and Bradleigh discuss their recent DIY SOS build in...
Sunday, 29 October 2023
Chris Frediani and Bradders are joined by Andy Willoughby who talks about rules of the trade he thinks could be gotten rid of with regards to site work. Chris Powell from Power Plastering, shares his rules that he stands by and the aspects of the...
Sunday, 22 October 2023
Chris Frediani is a big fan of thin coat render but Bradleigh has never done it. So on this episode, Chris explains how it all works and Blaine Grey, from the popular YouTube channel, Plastering For Beginners also joins us so that he can share his...
Sunday, 15 October 2023
How much sugar do you consume on site? If you’re anything like plaster Bradleigh Handcock it’s loads - ‘pop’ drinks, sugary coffee and fast food are all on the menu. Show host Chris Frediani stages an intervention to sort out Bradders terrible diet.
Sunday, 8 October 2023
Chris and Bradleigh talk about some sins to avoid in the trade, from when it comes to getting materials on the wall to how you communicate with others and run your business
Sunday, 1 October 2023
Chris and Bradleigh talk to Interior Designer, Gabby Blackburn about how she approaches working on a DIY SOS build and what it's like working with the team and tradespeople. Tony, a decorator who is on his 11th DIY SOS build talks about why he keeps...
Sunday, 24 September 2023
Chris and Bradleigh are on-site for the second week of the DIY SOS build in Derby. On this week's show they talk to who Chris describes as the most important people on the entire site, Bradders interviews Nick Knowles and we talk to volunteers and...
Sunday, 17 September 2023
Chris and Bradleigh bring you week one for their three week series recorded at a DIY SOS build in Derby. On this episode, Nick Knowles talks to Chris and Bradleigh, Two electricians talk about the relationship between sparks and spreads on-site, Chris...
Sunday, 10 September 2023
Chris talks about his experiences managing other spreads working for him on jobs as subbies and Bradleigh talks about working with others on their jobs and how to work well as a team
Sunday, 3 September 2023
Chris talks about what it's been like bringing sprayed cork coatings into his business and we're joined by a young plasterer that's set up a business after getting trained up in sprayed cork
Sunday, 27 August 2023
Over the next two episodes, Chris and Bradleigh will look at different materials and also the history of decorative plasterwork and the plasterers completing the work. On this week's show they're joined by Cain Hudson to discuss specialising in...
Sunday, 20 August 2023
Chris and Bradleigh answer a range of questions about the trade, materials, DIY SOS and more
Friday, 11 August 2023
Chris and Bradleigh are joined by three plasterers to talk about how they approach taking time off and whether a four day week would work for the trade as well as the best time of year to take holiday and why
Friday, 4 August 2023
Chris and Bradleigh talk about image and presentation and how important clean clothes, keeping tidy and how you present your work actually is. Joining them to talk about this is Rich Wellfair and Pete Townsend
Friday, 28 July 2023
Chris and Bradleigh are joined by Plasterers Scott Morgan & Mark Hardman to talk about their ongoing back issues. Bradleigh does a deep dive on the complete history of his back isssues, He talks about the experiences with back surgeries and what...
Friday, 21 July 2023
Chris and Bradleigh have asked three Plasterers from across the UK to phone in and give an update on what demand for their services is like in their area. Are we seeing the end of the pandemic boom? Would you drop your prices if demand drops?
Friday, 14 July 2023
Chris & Bradleigh are joined by three plasterers to share their experiences trying to find a balance between professional and home life.
Friday, 7 July 2023
Chris and Bradleigh are joined by two new guests on the show to talk about Plastering, Bradleigh talks about his tools and Chris also talks about some inventions he was privalaged to see at the design/testing stages
Friday, 30 June 2023
Chris Frediani invites Ainsley Smith back on the show for a catch up. Ainsley joined us at the start of the year because he was worried about generating work as a sole trader during the quieter months and wanted advice. He tells us how the next six...
Friday, 23 June 2023
Chris and Bradleigh ask plasterers what vans they drive, what kind of set up they have, what they used to get around in and discuss whether Plasterers could go electric
Friday, 16 June 2023
Chris and Bradleigh check in with some plasterers and renderers to find out how they've got on in the heat this week. They talk about drying times and what the heat does to different materials as well as the challenges of doing physical labour in the...
Friday, 9 June 2023
Steph Leese AKA The Pink Plasterer joins us to share her journey into teaching the trade. Steph talks about why she is doing this, what her experiences were like training to become an assessor, how you can do this, how we can ease the skills shortage...
Friday, 2 June 2023
Chris Frediani and Bradleigh Hancock talk about how they got started in the trade and what their thoughts were when they first started learning about plastering
Friday, 26 May 2023
Chris and Bradleigh have picked some of their favourite customer texts and interractions posted online by tradespeople. They talk about where the customers are going wrong, how they would handle these texts and share some of their own examples too
Friday, 19 May 2023
It's Mental Health Awareness Week and Chris Frediani and Bradleigh talk about the stress and pressure you can feel working in the construction industry. Jason Currill joins us to talk about how he made the link between alcohol and his mental...
Thursday, 11 May 2023
Chris and Bradleigh talk about what they love about the trade, aspects of the trade they don't enjoy, memorbale jobs and nightmare jobs. Kate & Ella AKA The Plastered Sisters & Andy McCauley, a renderer from Northumberland also join us to...
Friday, 5 May 2023
Chris Frediani and Bradleigh talk about working smarter not harder by building a team around yourself and working witth other plasterers in your local area. Barry Worman, a Plasterer that lives just 4 miles from Chris joins us to discuss