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Plastering Walls
by Tam

The article describes the types of plaster, particularly with the most 'difficult' types of plaster. Before you start finishing the walls, it is necessary to carry out preparatory work, which can be reduced to cleaning the walls of the old coating and eliminate the irregularities. Once you are released from the surface of walls of old wallpaper, paint, etc., can go to the plastering. Competently carry out their own calculations and evaluate the material terms of work is difficult, because it is expedient to invite the experts. Ignore expert advice is not worth it, because it depends on the plastering of the most important – the geometry of the room.

For work on plastering the room suitable mixture, which is composed of two kinds of components: the first have inert properties, the second – connecting (it is, for example, gypsum or cement). The dry mixture is diluted with water, resulting in a solution, which cover the walls. While stucco is not solidified, you can create a variety of artistic elements, such as molding or arch, if it is included in the design space. After the coating becomes firm, the walls are ready for finishing work. Drying times depend on the surface properties of the applied solution, the temperature and humidity, as well as from the number of layers applied. If you plan on plastering in several layers, each successive layer is applied over time, if we are using cement – from 2 to 6 hours if gypsum – from 7 to 15 minutes. Consider the types of plaster 1. "Acoustic plaster." Recently, many people use acoustical plaster, especially if the apartment is finished with a panel house. This type of plaster significantly reduces noise in the room. For its preparation using an aluminum powder which is added to the the main components of the mixture, which gives the surface porosity, improving its sound-absorbing properties.

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April 6th


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