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  1. D

    Best process to fix and plaster this wall

    Hi all, I am looking for some advice on how to fix and plaster this room / wall, pictures attached. I have just purchased a 1960's ex-council property, removed the wallpaper and found that the plaster behind it was blown and needed removing, behind the blown plaster looks like a cement render...
  2. O

    Plastering over metal beam and problem areas

    Hi all, helping my father with some renovations and need advice prepping for plastering around some door openings he’s had put in. I’ve done a fair amount of plastering on my own house but I’m not a professional. These are probably stupid questions but any advice would be appreciated! First...
  3. B

    PVA for thistle bonding on lime

    When using Thistle Bonding coat to patch and flatten/level out a old rough lime background like shown in pic, is a coat or two of pva required? If so what ratio is best?
  4. V

    Hello - and 1930s black ash mortar advice!

    Hi all I’m a decently skilled DIYer looking for some advice... I have a bedroom (outside) wall with large patches of blown plaster in my 1930s London house. The background is black ash mortar (horrible stuff!) that isn’t damp anymore but is very crumbly and dusty. After loads of research I’m...
  5. bikerchick95

    What plaster do I buy for this?

    I just moved into a house that was built in the 1960s and one of the rooms has messed up plaster on it so i want it removed and new stuff on the bricks are red on the outside of the house. I think they are clay but idk. What surface do you think I will find once the plaster is knocked off and...
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    Bonding drying overnight, can I skim?

    Hi everyone. Quite new to plastering, I put some bonding over the artex ceiling and filled a few gaps etc. I have left drying overnight (didn't have time to do everything in one go. ) I was supposed to be going away for a few days. I was going to 're PVA before skimming on my return in a few...
  7. M

    Skim over semi-set bonding plaster

    Hi all, new to the forum although been a member of tilers forums for a while now. Been doing a bit of plastering in my own home where i am doing some renovations and a bathroom refit. Had to build an area up slightly by about 10mm with bonding coat. I didn't have time to skim over with multi...