How do you prepare a wall for plastering?


Preparing a wall to be plastered can involve different steps depending on the material the wall is made out of. The wall must be cleaned, dried and made relatively smooth. For more information, you can visit:
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1. Patch and fill any cracks or holes (see Related eHows) 2. Let any wet spots dry completely before painting or you'll be plagued with moisture problems. 3. Wipe away efflorescence
You have to make sure that you use drywall bits and screws, and then drill hole first, so as not to crack plaster. This will give it a strong hold.
1. Scrub the surface of the plaster with a damp brush. If you have a textured pattern on your walls, make sure you use a soft-bristled brush. Ad. 2. Dampen a soft cloth and rub the
1. Cut away the ragged edges of plaster and wallboard from around the crack or hole, using a utility knife. Buff around the edges of the damage lightly with fine-grit sandpaper to
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How to Prepare a Plaster Wall for Painting
Before painting plaster walls, you need to make repairs to cracked, loose or damaged plaster. If your plaster walls have imperfections, all of the time you take to paint will be wasted. You may need to re-plaster some areas, so plan a day or more for... More »
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