Plastering Question

What is better, dry plastering or wet plastering

5 Answers

Best Answer

dont want to slate anyone who does dry plastering but wet plastering is the better option ..dry plastering is a cheap alternative {used in most new homes },just boarding and sealing the joints ..wet plastering is more involved and you end up with walls how they should be made of plaster ..more solid ,more sound proof and more cosmetically pleasing when painted ,,plus wet plastering is a more skilled job ..overall wet plastering all the way ..but then after saying all that depends what you want to know for ,are you planning to get into the trade or are you having some work done ???????????

Answered 15th Apr 2011

KBPLASTERING AND PROPERTY MAINTENANCE

Member since 30 Sep 2008

allplastering is wet - presume you mean float and set versus skimming?

Answered 15th Apr 2011

AJ Plastering & Building Services

Member since 14 Jan 2010

Plastering is a wet trade.
Do you mean dry plastering as in boarding and taping ?

Answered 15th Apr 2011

B J D BUILDING/ROOFING

Member since 29 Oct 2008

dry plastering your only taping and filling the joints leaving the rest of the wall plain plaster board, wet plaster you coat the entire area alot more durable so my answer is wet plastering, unless you are a developer and they are not going to be worried about wallpapering or painting in about 12 months then it will be dry lining as it is more efficiant when it comes to cost.

Answered 15th Apr 2011

IKIRTLEY BUILDING SPECIALISTS

Member since 27 Mar 2009

dont think there is anything wrong with dry plastering though (taping and filling joints) it is just as effective, less mess and above all cheaper. Although i dont care for it much it is a good way of a quick refurb say if your selling a house but for long term you wont beat a well done float and set job.

Answered 17th Jul 2012

JW plastering

Member since 17 Jul 2012

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