Plastering Question

Fixing thin coat beads

Is it advisable to remove old wooden beads prior to fixing new metal thin coat beads for a room re skim ... Or will cracks appear

2 Answers

no need, they will also give the beads something to nail to

Answered 7th Jan 2013

jd kent

Member since 14 Jun 2008

no they can be nailed directly on i have been doing this for 15 years and none haas cracked after plastering, although i use scrim tape over the beading edges after they have been put on.

Answered 7th Jan 2013

a1 plastering & tiling

Member since 10 Oct 2011

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