How to Plaster Your House?
The word Plastering works in Bengaluru or anywhere is used to define it is mortar cover smeared on the surface of walls and ceilings. The plaster not only eliminates the roughness of concrete or masonry surface but gives smooth and elegant required finishing. The plastering is used to prevent the entry of external water into the masonry surfaces.
Common materials required for Plastering works
Lime, Cement, Sand, Water and Admixture
Type of plastering :
It is the most frequently used Plastering works in Bengaluru or for all construction works. If cement is used as a binding material then it is called cement plaster. Normally, it is to be applied in one coat only. The thickness of plaster coat is entirely depends on the practical conditions and type of building. For RCC surfaces, 1:3 CM for Ceilings and 1:4 CM for wall plastering with the thickness of 6 mm is highly advisable. This is the most suitable plaster used against dampness.
This is primarily a composition of sand, hydrated lime and water. If lime is used as a binding material then it is called lime plaster. Lime plaster’s mortar is usually prepared by mixing sand and lime in equal ratios. To get more strength for plaster, it is advisable to add little quantity off cement into it.
Here little cement is added for lime plaster for obtaining smooth finishing surface.
Normally sand face finishing is applicable for External Plastering works in Bengaluru or anywhere. Here two coats of plastering is applied to get this finish.
The screened sand with uniform size is applied for walls using skimming float, the surface obtained now is called the sand faced plaster.