How to best apply fine plaster

Precious plaster offers many advantages. It is less susceptible to soiling, very easy to clean and protects against sound and moisture. The mineral plasters for outdoor use also have a high weather resistance. On request, even some additives can be added to add better water-repellent properties to the eco-friendly and traditional plaster. Read here how the material is processed.

Fine plaster is easy to process if the substrate is right

Precious plaster is a very popular material to make gray walls shine in new splendor. It is also a relatively easy-to-use material that can be mixed in a few easy steps to be applied to the wall. But it is very important to pay attention to a few things during processing. So the mixing ratio should correspond exactly to the manufacturer's instructions, in order to allow a simple and good processing. Especially here many mistakes are made at first, which later lead to unsatisfactory results. In addition, the substrate should be suitable for receiving the material. It must be firm, stable, free of cracks and level. If there are any bumps, these must be compensated with filler.

The substrates should be thoroughly checked

Especially in old buildings, there are often many different substrates that complicate the processing and application of precious plaster. It is very important to free wall surfaces with a light grain of loose articles. This can be done with a broom. Alternatively, you can also apply a suitable primer. Also make sure that the absorbency of the substrate is given. If this is the case, you can apply a non-rusting material to the wall, as thin as possible, but as thick as necessary. Using a foam rubber pad or a plastic float, you bring the desired structure into the material.

What you should consider in summary:

Here are the key points you should keep in mind when working with plasters:

  • The substrate must be sufficiently absorbent and absorbent.
  • Eliminate bumps thoroughly. This is especially important for thin-layered plaster.
  • Free the plastered walls of loose particles, such as those found on wall surfaces with a slight grain.

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