Spackling surfaces is a long, costly process. Often, when an apartment is being prepared for sale, this process is simplified. However, if the owners plan to live there all their lives or in the years to come, the wall surface should be prepared. For this purpose, gypsum plaster is most often used. Alignment of corners, sealing of joints, cracks, chips is often required. This may require repeated application of spackle layers. Each subsequent layer must be applied after the previous layer has dried well. High-quality spackle will provide soundproofing, preparation of the base for painting or applying wallpaper.
If plastering is carried out in a new building, a reinforcing plaster mesh is necessary. Using this option will reduce the likelihood of cracks due to shrinkage of a new house.
Newly plastered walls increase the level of moisture in the room. Therefore, before laminate or parquet flooring is laid, the walls should dry well.
For applying paint, gluing wallpaper, the plaster should completely dry.
Liquid wallpaper (silk plaster) is a type of decorative plaster. A continuous decorative coating is created by using a dry mix diluted with water. The structure of these coatings can be smooth or textured. Their advantages:
The disadvantages of liquid wallpaper include the following:
Decorative plaster is a way to decorate the walls. This is a heterogeneous paste with the inclusion of various decorating additives. The use of decorative plaster gives an interesting result, creating the effect of silk, metal, stone, wood. In addition, decorative plaster can serve as a finish, which can then be painted. By using Venetian, mineral decorative plaster, a unique design is created.
Decorative plaster advantages:
Since the emergence of plastic windows and modern entrance and interior doors, as well as PVC skirting boards, the scope of painting work using pentaphtol (PP) enamel paints has significantly decreased. Such work is only performed when decorating utility rooms, wooden gazebos, benches.