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Matched lin­ings or lath and plas­ter (plas­ter laid over tim­ber) or, in some cases plas­ter­board, of­ten pro­vide struc­tural brac­ing as well as a fin­ish to a wall. In this case, an en­gi­neer or builder will be re­quired be­fore re­place­ment. If there is any doubt when re­mov­ing old lin­ings con­sult a pro­fes­sional.

Im­por­tant note:

When plas­ter­board is re­quired to pro­vide brac­ing per­for­mance, this is now ‘‘Re­stricted Build­ing Work’’ and must be car­ried out or su­per­vised by a Li­censed Build­ing Prac­ti­tioner.

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