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Plaster Your Patch Dale Ovenstone

Plaster Your Patch

Dale Ovenstone

Published August 25th 2012
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Kindle Edition
42 pages
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Now Available for your Kindle!This guide is dedicated to the complete novice, concerning this one DIY subject listed below:New to plastering or attempting to patch in those dodgy blown areas of your walls?You get a lot for just a little from thisMoreNow Available for your Kindle!This guide is dedicated to the complete novice, concerning this one DIY subject listed below:New to plastering or attempting to patch in those dodgy blown areas of your walls?You get a lot for just a little from this amazing one of a kind no nonsense instructional guide. Download it, study it, then follow the procedures & photographs to fix your wall problems prior to decorating.Step by Step Instructions, photos & explanations enabling any novice to patch/blend back in blown plaster work which is damaging your walls to create a smooth even surface once again.The Essential Guide to Patching In Problem Blown Cracked Fallen Plaster for the DO IT YOURSELF Novice TO Save Money!This guide is highly cost effective, use it to prepare your walls or ceilings prior to decorating.Did you know, when you have blown plaster coming away from your walls, you may find the expense of calling in the professionals quite costly to fix this problem, this is why I have created this straight to the point no nonsense value for money step by step instructional how to booklet, accompanied with full photos, explanations & instructions, enabling any diy enthusiast to follow along these wall repairs at home, even if youve never used plaster or the tools involved.Therefore, you can easily patch in those patches of blown plaster all by yourself, matching back in with your existing wall, thus, saving you money!Table Of CONTENTS (everything covered for you to follow inside)Why Does Plaster Come Away From the Wall? Some explanations for your information.First Steps before you Begin: Preparing your Blown Patch area to be Plastered. Preparation is the key ALWAYSWhat Sealer/Primer to Use (And Why?) Not so baffling when you discover all you need to know about sealer, primer, bonding so that your new plaster material does not dry out too fast, therefore, your new plaster material also bonds correctly to the surfaceSEALER/PRIMER: & the Area to be Patched:Diluting your sealer, & why, and, the kinds of surface finishes you should sealWhich Kind of Plaster to Use? Please use the correct finishing plaster, a few to choose from, but follow inside to use the correct plaster for your surfaceMixing your Plaster: For patches and small areas, no need to use a mighty power drill & a mixing bit. Mix it like this insteadThe correct amount of plaster to use for any particular area size:CORRECT PLASTER CONSISTENCY: for: Patching in your Wall: Your new plaster consistency matters when patching inUsing the CORRECT TOOLS: Steps to follow to use correctly the: Gauging Trowel, Float Trowel & HawkTRANSFERRING: Plaster from Bucket onto the Hawk (Techniques & Methods to Follow)TRANSFERRING: Plaster from Hawk onto Trowel (& back again-This tricky DIY Practice Session will be a cinch once you follow my methods you will be showing off)APPLYING: the Plaster to the Blown Patch Area of your wall surface: Strokes & methods to apply your plaster even if you havent used such materials and tools beforeLAYING ON: First Stroke of Skimming Plaster (Using the Trowel to Float On the material to the wall: Simple DIY Method)PREPARING: Perimeter of Patch Area after you laid on the first coat (set 1)Using the TOUCH TEST TECHNIQUE to Test When to Continue second coating (set 2!) Too soon, no good, too late, you may need to re-seal your area again.