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How to putty the walls of plasterboard


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Puttying of walls from plasterboard is a complex of works which should be carried out in certain sequence.

Violation or failure to fulfill even one condition will lead to a bad result.

You will need

  • - screwdriver-
  • - putty-
  • - putty knife-
  • - sandpaper-
  • - reinforcing tape-
  • - the zinced metal corner-
  • - stepladder-
  • - respirator.



Carefully inspect the surface of the walls fromDrywall before putty. It should not have badly screwed screws. Spread the spatula in the places where they are located. If the spatula goes without hooks, then everything is fine. If the spatula touches the screws, twist them with a screwdriver. They should be recessed to a depth of 1 mm.


Too deeply screwed - unscrew and,Retreat 5 cm, screw in new ones. All scratches, dents and deep defects should be done in several steps up to the level of the drywall surface. Lay the putty layers after the previous layer has completely dried.


Prepare the ceiling for putty. To do this, remove dust from it. Use the stepladder for safety.


Take a small amount of putty and apply it along the length of the seam of the ceiling. Glue the patch tape on the seams of the reinforcing tape. Spread it evenly between the walls.


Cover the tape with a spatula with a layer of putty. Try to keep the width of the strip a little wider than the seam. The solution is slightly pressed into the seam.


Spray the spray on the entire surface of the ceilingPrimer. It should be quite liquid. Make two or three layers. After the primer has dried, use sandpaper to smooth the surface of the ceiling.


To coat the inner corners, applyPutty on both sides of the corner and gently press it into the sickle. Top with a spatula, apply a layer of mortar. Leave for a day to dry. Align the angle with sandpaper. If irregularities are found, then it is necessary to putty again.


For plastering the outer corners, take a galvanized metal corner. He prevented the angle from bumps and damage.


Cut off the height you need. On the outer sides of the corner, apply a layer of putty. Gently push the corner into it. Cover the corner with a layer of putty. Next day, apply another layer of putty to achieve a good result.


At the end of puttying works, go to the grinding of all surfaces from plasterboard. Use a respirator for this work.

How to putty the walls of plasterboard Was last modified: May 23rd, 2017 By Zuovaexx
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