How plastering drywall: options nuances recommendations

By Admin | Garden And Buildings / Construction And Repair
12 May 2016

Plasterboard sheets are one of the most popular finishing materials available to most consumers at a price, and also allows to achieve excellent results in a very short time.At the same time many young artists question the need for further treatment of the surface of the walls trimmed with plaster.There is no single answer does not exist, since the opinions of professional finishers divided.At the same time no one is against the application on plasterboard wall plaster.Therefore, the question of how to plaster plasterboard properly remains important for many people, started a repair and conducting his own hands.


tips plastering drywall ↑

If you plan to use a plaster for the walls of plasterboard, then listen to the following advice:

  1. at the stage of procurement of materials for repair, choose moisture-proof sheet, which have special markings;
  2. use mandatory special primer, having the ability of deep penetration;
  3. apply the plaster on the problem areas (small dents or gouges) thin layers several times, with the previous layer do not forget to give the time to complete drying;
  4. use all sorts of decorative plaster for finishing drywall, thus adhere to strict guidelines for its application given by the manufacturer in the instructions.
As plastered drywall
As plastered drywall

Eliminating surface roughness ↑

allowed to seal small dents and potholes appearing on sheets of drywall in the case of improper storage, transportation violations, as well as small errors made during installation.The surface is first primed, and then applied a layer of putty and a little later, a thin layer of plaster.At the same time we must remember that a layer of putty should not exceed three millimeters.If the depth of the potholes more, no plaster is not enough.

not recommended by a thick layer of plaster to hide mistakes mounting frame, which led to the emergence of obvious irregularities of the walls.This will, of course, to hide for some time admitted the marriage, but eventually plasterboard not withstand the weight of the applied plaster.This would translate into deformation, cracking, peeling plaster layer.Therefore, the detection of a large distortion is better to correct the errors of installation, replacing the sheets with defects on the quality material.

Using plaster ↑

well tolerated drywall impact of special kinds of plaster, which can be easily applied to the surface of a thin layer, primed it.The most popular stone granular materials characterized by varying degrees of size and color painting, which can be natural or synthetic origin.There are two ways of applying the granular coating:

  • pasty mixture, ready to use, applied to the prepared surface using a trowel or spray;layer thickness depends on the diameter of the grains exceeding it in half to two times;
  • dry colored rock dust by spray applied to the surface of the drywall, pre-greased with mastic adhesive.
Application plaster
Application plaster

How plastering drywall: progress ↑

  1. finished installation of gypsum board, clean the surface of the settled dust.Designed to cope with this task industrial vacuum cleaner.In his absence, apply the available means.Suitable rags, which should be slightly wet in the water.
  2. Spend putty irregularities, seams and joints.After curing the mixture in these places spend covering the entire wall leveling layer.
  3. Apply primer, suitable for plasterboard surfaces.Usually, manufacturers recommend a suitable primer compositions.Choose a primer for moisture-resistant drywall.
  4. Proceed to application of decorative plaster.

Important!These works are carried out at moderate humidity and temperatures above zero (+ 5 ° C to + 35 ° C).You must use rubber gloves and a respirator (gauze).

finish the job, thoroughly clean all tools, remnants of finishing materials used in banks, close tightly and store in a dry place.Maybe once they will be useful for the restoration of damaged decorative coating.

video tutorial detailing ↑

Depending on the type of plaster depends on its version of the application.On some of them you can learn from this movie.

Thus, from the above we can conclude that not every drywall for plastering.It is advisable to purchase vlagostoysky drywall, but even it is necessary to protect deep-penetrating primer solution.Do not apply too thick a layer of leveling plaster, otherwise the result will disappoint you repair.Nothing and no one interferes against the use of decorative plaster for the walls of plasterboard.So experiment and ensure that your home was the most comfortable and original.