PVA & SBR

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Olican

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@Danny asked what ratio I mix these two when overskimming. Depends on surface , slightly glossy then I mix pretty thick bit like tomato soup. If the they are bare porous walls then probably closer to elmlea single cream.
I keep my PVA and brushes ready to go (seen plasterers mix in roller trays and bag up the roller, keep the brush in the PVA it never hardens)

Here's my trusty tub had for years

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Full bottle of PVA goes in the topped up with SBR. Lovely to skim over

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Wayners

Well-Known Member
I buy 300m of cling film wrap then wind around rollers and brushes to keep good for storing. If you wrap tidy you just pull off as roller spins around
 

Nisus

Elite Member
I've always used carrier bags for rollers and brushes in pva or grit, expensive now though ffs unless you get them for free from the offy like me :birra: I've got a loyalty card :sisi:
 

Olican

Private Member
I've always used carrier bags for rollers and brushes in pva or grit, expensive now though ffs unless you get them for free from the offy like me :birra: I've got a loyalty card :sisi:

Your points must through the fecking roof my old pedigree chum :birras:
 

superspread

Well-Known Member
@Danny asked what ratio I mix these two when overskimming. Depends on surface , slightly glossy then I mix pretty thick bit like tomato soup. If the they are bare porous walls then probably closer to elmlea single cream.
I keep my PVA and brushes ready to go (seen plasterers mix in roller trays and bag up the roller, keep the brush in the PVA it never hardens)

Here's my trusty tub had for years

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Full bottle of PVA goes in the topped up with SBR. Lovely to skim over

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You need about 8 “ of duck tape arround your brush handle and loop it around the side of ur tub handle to stop it keep falling in , when not in use
 

Wayners

Well-Known Member
Glue a phone magnet on tub for brush or find one on something like a speaker. Magnets are good to hold trowels while working or transporting in van. I used to use the knife racks but tool magnet strips sold
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everywhere now. Roll in cling film. Lasts a week or more
 

ncowan

Member
@Danny asked what ratio I mix these two when overskimming. Depends on surface , slightly glossy then I mix pretty thick bit like tomato soup. If the they are bare porous walls then probably closer to elmlea single cream.
I keep my PVA and brushes ready to go (seen plasterers mix in roller trays and bag up the roller, keep the brush in the PVA it never hardens)

Here's my trusty tub had for years

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Full bottle of PVA goes in the topped up with SBR. Lovely to skim over
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Hi......i need advice on how to fill in missing plaster behind old skirting. I am going to stick board to it afterwards. Do i PVA or SBR the wall first then fill with cement or bonding? Thanks
 

Stewie03

Well-Known Member
Hi......i need advice on how to fill in missing plaster behind old skirting. I am going to stick board to it afterwards. Do i PVA or SBR the wall first then fill with cement or bonding? Thanks
Don’t worry son you’ve come to the right place I’ll forward your query onto our resident plastering and rendering connoisseurs @themucky1 and @essexandy give it a short while and they will be along with expert advice to solve your somewhat dynamic problem in the meantime @Cockney1 will entertain you with a gif or two and @Casper will be along shortly with a picture of his delectable dinner
 

essexandy

The Lake Governor
Don’t worry son you’ve come to the right place I’ll forward your query onto our resident plastering and rendering connoisseurs @themucky1 and @essexandy give it a short while and they will be along with expert advice to solve your somewhat dynamic problem in the meantime @Cockney1 will entertain you with a gif or two and @Casper will be along shortly with a picture of his delectable dinner
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Cockney1

Well-Known Member
Don’t worry son you’ve come to the right place I’ll forward your query onto our resident plastering and rendering connoisseurs @themucky1 and @essexandy give it a short while and they will be along with expert advice to solve your somewhat dynamic problem in the meantime @Cockney1 will entertain you with a gif or two and @Casper will be along shortly with a picture of his delectable dinner
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