Always turn off your mains power when plastering anywhere near any electrical socket, switch, light fitting or appliance.
Gypsum plaster is mainly for use indoors as damp will attack it and make it crumble. The most common types of gypsum plaster are browning, bonding and metal lathing.
It is often difficult to judge the plastering job that is required for your wall or ceiling. Sometimes one wastes a lot of time looking through websites and directories and searching for the suitable person and the lowest price.
Mixing skim plaster for the first time is difficult and can cause people problems if they haven't done it before.
When plastering materials with differing absorption, it is a good idea to key the surfaces to be plastered with a PVA bonding sealer.
Plaster moldings are often used for plastering jobs, but the fit should be right and it is better if it is done by professionals.
Skimming is the process by which a thin layer of plaster is applied to a wall or ceiling to provide a smooth surface.
Doing your own skimming instead of hiring a plasterer, can and will save you a lot of cash so its well worth the time and effort invested in learning how to do the job right.
All stilts have adjustable legs and because it allows internal movement, it increases the stability.
Plaster should be mixed using equal amounts of plaster to water, taking time to mix until a smooth consistency is achieved.