Skim take ages to go off

Is anybody having trouble with there skimming at the moment ... seems to take ages to go off and is nowhere near as good as it used to be ..

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mcnicholls&green
2 Reviews, 0% Positive
I be live it's got glue in it now so don't have to pva walls.but it's better than going off to quick
24th Nov 2018
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Pm plasterers
1 Reviews, 100% Positive
Its all depending on how you use the multi finsih which additives you use and plus the cold weather plays a massive part in it
22nd Nov 2018
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Find it just as good as before different services different drying times and we are approaching winter so colder to.
30th Nov 2018
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CM Prestige Heating & Plumbing Ltd
10 Reviews, 80% Positive
What are you using. Or was the bag left open. Try when mixing it use a little warm water and give it a good mix.
24th Nov 2018
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Klein martin
0 Reviews
From the time you mix up your first coat of plaster you have approximately 3 hours to get it flat, smooth and level. For the plaster to fully dry and cure it takes around three days.
7th Dec 2018
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NC Construction
0 Reviews
The standard going off time from when it's first applied to the wall or ceiling is generally 2 hours. This can vary slightly dependant of the temperature of the room and how thick you have applied it also.
22nd Jan 2019
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Jr plastering & General maintenance
13 Reviews, 77% Positive
yes i plastered a ceilling last week it took 4 hours to go off and the plaster on the ceilling is still not dry and i been plastering for 21 years and i never had is befor
29th Jan 2019
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Turn the heating on or open some windows
3rd Feb 2019
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