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Plastering Guide

| April 9, 2015

Plastering is a DIY task that can often turn into a nightmare. Plastering is a skill that can only really be mastered with a lot of practice. This is especially true with “professional” plaster.

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Repairing Plastered Corners

| April 8, 2015
Repairing Plastered Corners

Where plaster has broken off of an external corner (such as the corner of a chimney breast) it can be difficult to make a good repair. Making a sharp corner and achieving a level finish is harder because you often have no solid surface to press the wet plaster against.

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Preparing Plaster for Decoration

| February 21, 2013

Before you can decorate over newly finished plaster, you must allow it to dry out completely. Depending on the size of the area plastered, this could take several days. If efflorescence is forming on the surface, it is still drying out. Wipe any efflorescence away each time it appears. Once it stops, the plaster should […]

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