Hi, i need to buy enough sbr and cement for a slurry under a very thin sand cement screed so it is bonded. 18m2. Its replacing an old now removed screed.
Whats the ratio and quantity needed.
Tried searching but search engine will not search on sbr for some reason.
Thanks all. Levels were not great and window reveal was onto pb on brick. Face side was insulated board onto brick. didnt have much to nail into hence using the hardwall. Now sorted with some small clouts too. Thanks
Hi, I used a small amount of hand mixed hardwall to secure some beading around a window but it is powdery crumbly now dry so may need to do again.
Did hard wall dry too quick or is it a bad idea to use for small bead?
Used bonding on other windows a month ago and that seemed ok.
I have plastered under the stairs but was not happy with the joins between curve and straight run so I have used jointing compound filler ( as used on tapered plasterboard)
Can I make this as hard as the plaster skim coat as I think it may be too soft to take knocks etc ( such as when people...
Hi, one is a spine wall , single skin, internal on concrete ground floor, bitumen applied well over 20y ago but now discovered.
Other is external wall cavity with rock wall (dry inside cavity)
Pics attached hopefully. You will se what I think may be mineral deposit on external brick wall pic...
Hi, House has some minor damp issues where the floor screed bridged the sand and cement wall finish.
After taking a off some very hard patchwork it reveals bitumen type blinded with sand on bricks so looks like an attempt was made over 20 years ago.
Removal of skirting has also removed 2 " high...
Hi, no ive not put in corner yet. It was just that i folded it in my hand and noticed some of them were snapped after folding. Try it. but if not a problem genrally then i will use from a new roll. thanks.
I have installed a pocket door. The frame wall has flex as it only has thinner studs.
Is it suitable to put multifinish on this wall or will it be liable to crack.?
my alternative is just fill the holes in plasterboard with joint filler.
wall will be wall papered i think but felt plaster...
Hi, after bending a piece of FibraTape at 90 degrees i noticed it snaps along the crease. Should fibraTape only be used for flat joints and something else (if anything) used at corners?
My thinking is it cant prevent a crack if it breaks itself?
Update. Spent saturday battening, rockwool and tyveck.
Then Sunday wiring (bought smaller gauge), stop beads and some additional plaster boarding to adjoining bit then first and second bonding til 1am.
Today i put 2 coats of multi finish on.
Couldn't do final hard trowel as i was making more...
Hi, First post plastering DIYer
I am going to attempt to plaster the winders on new loft stairs.
I will board under the 5 straight treads and think i should use eml and bonding for the winders.
I have tried to search but this search engine doesnt like eml as it is too short a word or too...