Tag: plasterboard

Plasterboard Fixings

| April 9, 2015
Plasterboard Fixings

Everything you could ever need to know about light, medium and heavyweight plasterboard fixings.

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Fitting a Plasterboard Patch

| April 9, 2015

Small holes in plasterboard, up to about 130mm across, can be filled with a small backing piece and standard filler. If you need to fill a larger hole or a large damaged section of plasterboard, you will need to consider fitting a plasterbaord patch.

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Fixing Plasterboard to Stud Walls

| April 9, 2015
Fixing Plasterboard to Stud Walls

There are only really two ways to fix plasterboard to a stud wall, vertically and horizontally (although we could also add: The right way and the wrong way). The choice is really down to economics.

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Fitting a Plasterboard Ceiling

| June 9, 2012 | 0 Comments
Fitting a Plasterboard Ceiling

Replacing an old plasterboard ceiling is a messy task, but can often be necessary one. Ceilings, especially those on the ground floor, can be subject to a lot of stresses over time and can often crack.

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Types of Plasterboard

| March 30, 2011
Types of Plasterboard

Discover the different types of plasterboard available for the DIY market and learn which type is suitable for each different situation.

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Repairing Holes in Plasterboard

| March 22, 2011
Repairing Holes in Plasterboard

Dealing with holes in plasterboard depends a lot on the size of the hole in question. There are several methods for repairing holes, not all are suitable for all sizes of hole. Here we will take a look at repairing small and medium holes (up to about 120mm wide) in plasterboard. Repairing Small Holes Any […]

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Making a Footlifter

| March 13, 2011
Making a Footlifter

Plasterboard is heavy and cumbersome and even holding it in place against the studwork is tricky at times. One of the ways to lessen this problem is to make yourself a simple tool called a Footlifter or Rocking Wedge.

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