Currently, the market of building materialsIt offers a wide range of decorative materials, from wallpaper to paint coatings. So you have decided to opt for a decorative plaster.
Getting repairs should take into account the peculiarities of its application.
What you need to apply a decorative plaster?
The coating composition can be divided into several different components.
First, a decorative coating, whereinprocessed before applying the plaster wall. For relief, the dense material is commonly used primer based on quartz chips to improve traction. Thereafter, the base is the material which is applied in one or several layers.
Decorative plaster are mainly soldnekolerovanymi, and therefore it needs to dyes. Furthermore, we must apply a protective topcoat, if necessary. When using various additives, for example, pearl, silver, gold, which is poured into the material to create additional effects can be applied.
Sometimes certain types of decorative plasterattached supplements, although they are not necessarily included. Joining materials of different brands is possible, but with caution. They are checked for compatibility empirically: a small amount of mix and look what will happen to them next. But even if it seems that everything is in order, the application of materials from different manufacturers is always a risk that the coating will result in less stable.
Protective coating for some types of decorative plaster
In most cases, textured materialsprotection is necessary, since they are usually applied in a white base. Relief is created in the Start and then he signs Finishing waxes, paints, varnishes or special structures on the basis of wax, which can also be tinted.
Venetian plaster is necessary to coverspecial wax. Recent are water-based acrylic. The acrylic wax is considered to be a synthetic, water wax - natural. Water wax is much cheaper but less safe and gives cover slightly yellowish tint. About these nuances to remember if you use bright Venetian plaster. Typically, acrylic wax is more expensive, but it is completely transparent and does not alter the color of the final coating. In addition, it is better to be polished, if you want to give a gloss.
The use of decorative plasters and similar materials in wet areas
If the material on the basis of lime is not protectedany composition (eg, wax), use it in wet areas is not desirable. Moreover, not suitable for wet areas on the basis of a mixture of fibers (e.g., cotton), if they are used without a protective coating.
All other materials used in wetrooms can be, the main thing - remember the rule common to plaster interior: they should not be in places where running water is ingested. In addition, no harm will prosovetovatsya a specialist for each specific material and cause additional protective layers waxes or lacquers.
Application of decorative plaster in new buildings, where there may be problems with shrinkage
The problem with shrinkage in the new houses there,however, this does not mean that a crack is sure to appear. Usually qualified builders can define it at the stage of the general surface preparation. However, there are materials that are not afraid of the crack. Such materials are made by filamentary constituents (cotton, fibroneylonovoe fiber and other additives). Coatings based on fiber-nylon fibers can be stretched, as well as to restrain a crack up to 3-5 mm.
It is also worth considering that the cracks can bedifferent. On fine cobweb decorative plaster can not respond, but the fine decorative coating immediately cracked. So in the new buildings is desirable to pre-glue layer of smooth non-woven wallpaper, only then you can start the process of applying decorative compositions.