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    Best way to plaster over Clay Brick

    It is internal cavity wall. Just got tired of the brick and looking to modernise by plastering over the clay brick which has become very dusty.
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    Best way to plaster over Clay Brick

    Bricks seem to be soft mud clay very dusty and brittle, easily worn away and fixings work free easily. They also seem to Soak up water easily and retain heat thus causing expansion. it may be that there is no right or wrong answer and just plasterers preference for scratch coating or fixing...
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    Best way to plaster over Clay Brick

    Not sure what you mean by ‘you must first ascertain the beginning’ I just need to know if there is an adhesion issue with plaster taking to clay bricks and what the best solution is.
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    Best way to plaster over Clay Brick

    I was told it was to do with the adhesion to the clay brick.
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    Best way to plaster over Clay Brick

    Plaster is proposing thistle bond it applied to clay bricks followed by sand cement scratch coat and then skimmed finish. I had previously been advised it would need to be boarded and then skimmed So not sure which is best.
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    Best way to plaster over Clay Brick

    Grateful if someone can advise the best way to plaster over internal clay brick. Thistle Bond Technical support advise that its product is suitable for use prior to plastering. Is this a good approach or is plaster bard fixed to brick preferable or is there An alternative approach. thanks.
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