Mixing skim plaster for the first time is difficult and can cause people problems if they haven't done it before.
There are special tools to help you for cutting the plasterboard. If you want to use the direct bond method it is important to know the correct technique how to apply the plasterboard with that method.
One advantage of plastering is that is can be repainted as often as you choose.
Plasterers tape is used to cover plasterboard joins prior to plastering.
For tradesmen and builders there are advanced courses who want training for a career in plastering or even specialist plastering.
Within the building trades, plastering is one of the oldest crafts.
When plaster veneer became available on the market it meant regular plastering techniques had to change.
Plaster is appreciated for its versatility, fire resistance and ability to reduce noise.
As with painting, plastering needs a base coat. This base/undercoat may need building up in 2 layers depending on the condition of the walls and the thickness of plaster needed to improve them.
The jab saw is a good and useful addition to the collection of Plastering Tools. Its blade is hard and tempered, making it durable. At the same time the handle consists of high impact plastic and the inserts are soft touch to give a comfortable and controlled grip.