ยป Finishing Systems

Overview

Once the plasterboard has been installed as required, all joints and screw holes need to be covered to leave a flat smooth finish ready for decoration.

This can be achieved either through plastering or Tape and Jointing.

Plaster Finish

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Skimming plasterboards achieves seamless results creating a more durable finish than Taping and Jointing. Tape is applied to all joints. A 3-5mm coat of finish plaster is then applied to the walls and/or ceilings and smoothed off with trowels as it dries out providing a smooth, high quality finish.

Plaster can be applied direct to masonry walls in a two coat process.

A gypsum undercoat plaster can be used on most masonry. With a final coat of finish plaster, it provides a smooth, high quality surface to internal walls. The combination has superior impact resistance and gives a durable base for the application of decorative finishes. This is a lightweight, pre-mixed gypsum plaster, requiring only the addition of clean water to prepare it for use. It is suitable for application by hand or by plaster projection machine.

Taping and Jointing

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Taping and Jointing provides a finish to joints between plasterboards creating a continuous, fire resistant and easy to decorate surface.

Tape is applied to all joints to avoid the possibility of any cracking, a two coat filler is then applied. Once dried, it is then sanded to leave a flat and smooth finish ready for final decoration.