“How to” tips in plastering from repairing small to large holes, mixing plaster the right way, cutting drywall and painting tips.
It doesn’t take much experience to repair drywall plaster. Once you’ve seen the videos, I guarantee you will have the confidence to repair drywall plaster just like a professional!
With thirty-five years plastering experience, I can’t tell you how often clients tell me they wished knowing how to repair drywall plaster themselves.
Advantages in repairing drywall plaster yourself-
Saves time and effort, let alone organising a tradesman for a quote.
Eliminates any inconvenience organising a time and for someone to be present for the tradesman.
Saves you MONEY!
Drywall plaster repair methods range from using gauze tape, paper patches to metal inserts which do the job just fine.
You will learn to plaster using “back blocks” regardless of what size hole you have, where the above methods can be limited.
Yes I always BACK BLOCK ! I can try to explain “BACK BLOCKING” but a picture says a thousand words so check out the ‘Recent Posts”.
Using gauze tape and paper patches finishes proud of the wall leaving a slight raise or bump. Can be smoothed out but you’ll need to spread plaster over a bigger area than needed.
You will learn to plaster with a strong backing and a flush finish!
Minimum requirements of tools that don’t cost too much to purchase.