Problem Solver - Drywall

Problem

Drywall (also known as plasterboard, wallboard, gypsum board) is a panel made of gypsum plaster pressed between two thick sheets of paper. It is used to make interior walls and ceilings. Drywall construction became prevalent as a speedier alternative to traditional lath and plaster.


Stages

Stage 1 - Preparation

Ensure surface is sound dry and clean


Sand the surface using 70 grit abrasive paper

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Make good any defective areas to match existing

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Stage 2 - Basecoat

Once the surface is clean and all loose material has been removed, treat with a suitable primer and allow to dry.

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Stage 3 - Topcoat

Apply your choice of topcoat to manufacturers recommendations and allow to dry – 2 coats.

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