Plasterboard Caulking: how to drywall putty in the area of ​​seams and angles

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

evenness of gypsum boards sometimes allows a person to start a renovation in the house, they questioned the need spackling.However, a professional master of such a question does not even arise, since drywall plaster to avoid problems in the subsequent final finishing facilities.For subsequent painting walls or wallpaper pasting them, especially light, can show available bumps and roughness.Therefore, you need to put to rest all doubts away, and carefully consider the proper conduct of such operations.By the way, the procedure is not complicated spackling, and if desired, it can handle any man.We only need the entire scope of work divided into several separate stages.


Terms puttyDrywall: hide screws ↑

All drywall sheets are attached to the metal frame using screws.Therefore, all you need to disguise the site of a

ttachment, but before starting to spray putty, you must make sure that the screws are recessed enough into a sheet of drywall.For this we need to take an ordinary trowel and hold them fast on the wall.If this instrument is nowhere Tripping means that all fasteners are screwed to a sufficient depth.Otherwise, screwdrivers or screwdriver is taken and held "work on the bugs."Re-trowel smooth running of the sheet you can go to the next step.

Caulking drywall
Caulking sold in bags and cans

not hurt to treat the surface spackling drywall primer solution.After drying the applied layer of primer putty start each screw separately, which will then quickly and accurately proshpaklevat whole wall at once, making it perfectly flat.

After completion of the work should be kept long enough to coat dry.Usually the label contains information about the magnitude of the time interval.Processing seats mounting screws ends sanding putty areas.If any irregularities committed in the performance of work, they carry out further puttying.

How putty joints ↑

Very often, in practice, the question arises of how to properly putty joints in plasterboard sheets.Technology of work requires extra material in the form of a glass fiber reinforcing mesh, referred to in the building environment "serpyanku".If you follow the sequence of the seam sealing of the following steps:

  1. first coat prepared putty around the seam;
  2. serpyanka attachment to fresh layer and its "indentation" with a spatula;
  3. recoating putty, closing completely serpyanku;
  4. drying and grinding finishing layer.
Serpyanka -armiruyuschaya Feed
serpyanka -armiruyuschaya tape seams

Applying putty on the inside corners ↑

also need to know how to putty plasterboard walls in the inner and outer corners correctly.First, consider the situation from the inside corners.Caulking is applied to the edge of the sheets of drywall, located on both sides of the angle.After that you should carefully push the tape-serpyanku, making sure that it did not go far into the space angle.After the even distribution of the reinforcing tape over it applied another layer of putty.

day later proceed to processing the dried layer.At the same time with a sharp trowel is removed all the irregularities formed and perfect smoothness is achieved in the process of sanding.Outside corners require the use of galvanized metal brackets, which also pushed into the applied layer of putty, and then re-covered it.All other work is carried out by analogy with the previous case.

putty plasterboard - video instruction ↑

Plastered ceiling plasterboard ↑

Various forms ceilings performed plasterboard, also require careful putty joints.Since the ceiling attracted attention, it is necessary to ensure the performance of work it perfect evenness.Therefore, professionals have a little secret, which is specially treated gypsum board joints.Before putty plasterboard, removed a layer of cardboard along the seams of the width of the reinforcing tape.

Caulking drywall
putty plasterboard: seams and screws


  1. With a knife incision at the seam layer of cardboard the width of serpyanka.
  2. This strip is wetted with water, facilitating its removal.
  3. the soil surface and are given time to dry.
  4. After a layer of putty, serpyanka mounted and greased again.
  5. After some time, the process is repeated with spackling joint using a spatula, trowel.
  6. After drying, the surface is polished wooden bar, which is attached to the fine sanding mesh or fine sandpaper.It is necessary to achieve a smooth transition from the surface undetectable seam to the plane of the sheet of drywall.

Similarly, processed and lots fastening screws.After finishing work plastering of walls and ceilings ready for finishing.The result will exceed all expectations when just follow the technology of the work.On peculiarities of finishing the ceiling and how to drywall putty, place the video instructions to help beginners to masters.