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How to get patches right on plastered plasterboard.Make good help

Discussion in 'Plastering and Rendering' started by Gio I, 19 Nov 2020.

  1. Gio I

    Gio I

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    I had to open few hole to fish out cable for downlights. How do I make good on the right way?
     

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    Skrim tape easi-fill and sandpaper.
     
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    Will keep same level without any build up?
     
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    You can feather it out over a few inches either side of the patch, will need a couple of coats.
     
  6. dont need scrim . stick the old bits back , slightly lower if possible and skim over with toupret filler.
     
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    What the best way to mix filler. Water only, paint only or water and paint?
     
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    water only
     
  10. add the powder to the water.
     
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    PVA edges of plasterboard holes and biscuits before filling.
     
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