How to Plaster a Brick Wall?

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To prepare a brick wall, first prepare the surface of the brick and mix the stucco for your scratch coat. Wet your wall for stronger bonding to occur and apply the scratch coat. After applying, allow the coat to dry completely then moisten the stucco 6 to 12 hours. Finally, mix the final layer and apply then allow it to dry.
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1. Prepare the surface of the brick. If the brick is relatively new, this means simply making sure the surface is clean and free of dirt and dust. For older, damaged brick and mortar
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The bricks should be wetted so the bricks do not suck the moisture out of the plaster and allow it to dry to fast and then flake off.
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1. Use a can opener or bottle opener to remove the damp plaster. Undercut the damp area a little so that you have removed some of the dry plaster as well. If there is an issue with
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1. Chisel out plaster that is broken and crumbling along crack lines. You don't want to cover up broken bits. It is best to clean the bits out, reattach the plaster that has pulled
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How to Plaster Brick Walls
A lot of people have that one (or more) unsightly brick wall they just don't know what to do with. Maybe it's an interior wall, the one behind a fireplace, or a brick wall separating your house from your side yard. One thing you could do is plaster, or... More »
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Before applying the plaster, ensure that the wall is smooth such that there is no interference of debris tiny particles of dust. Use a shop vac to remove anything that is on the surface. Wet the brick prior to the application of the plaster on both interior and exterior walls. Apply the plaster in a smooth layer over the brick wall and let it dry before applying a second coating which should be thinner than the first layer. Once it has dried, add a finish and water trowel to ensure water resistance.
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