Decoration Materials

Plaster pitted his own hands

Many people at the final finishing of the buildingprefer to use decorative plaster, but not everyone knows that this material is available not only for domestic but also for facade work. Each species is different from each other not only in the resistance to the external environment, but also its structure.

For example, the types of plasters are used for interior decoration, which make the room more comfortable and beautiful.

In turn, it is recommended for facadesto use other types of material, such as plaster "bark". It is perfect for processing of stone, concrete, gypsum and masonry surfaces.

Plaster pitted his own hands

Advantages and disadvantages of plaster bark ↑

One of the main advantages of thisplaster is its high resistance to environmental influences. Subject to the application of plaster technology can last for many years, easily withstanding extreme cold and heat.

Another advantage can be considered the value of "bark" of plaster, which is now quite acceptable, compared with many other similar materials.

In addition, you can spend finish buildingon their own. Yes, work is at first glance may seem a bit difficult, but, enlisting the necessary knowledge and the right tools to cope with it even a novice will be able to.

For the rest of the benefits include:

  • High resistance to fire;
  • Ecological purity of the material as it is made of only natural components;
  • Low weight, making the building structure excludes additional load;
  • Good resistance to sunlight, due to which a material retains its original color for a long time.

The main disadvantage "bark" of plasterIt concerns the complexity of its paint. The reason lies in the texture of the material, which when dried becomes like a moth bark beetle wood. Painting these recesses is the greatest difficulty. To obtain a high-quality and beautiful, will have to make a lot of patience and effort.

Variety of material for plaster ↑

"Bark" is produced in two versions: acrylic and gypsum based. Of course, among them there are some differences that must be considered when buying. For example, acrylic plaster has a more attractive appearance, which is achieved by applying sophisticated technology (because of what the professionals have to call as to achieve the desired result on their own would be very problematic).

Plaster pitted his own hands

Acrylic "bark" is often sold already in buckets infinished product, which saves a lot of time. However, it is best to acquire a dry mixture. Firstly, the cost of dry mortar less than ready. Second, it is applied to the working surface is much easier. And, thirdly, the color of the finished solution is a rather complex process for which you want to use special tools.

Plaster pitted his own hands

The cost ↑

"Bark beetles" The cost is about 15dollars per bag, which is usually enough to finish 6-8 square meters. The cost of professional services that will carry out the finish of the facade are in the range of $ 8-10 per square meter. Of course, you can master the technology of application of this material, which will save a considerable part of the funds.

Technology plastering ↑

Decorative plaster "bark" isa dry mixture of an acrylic-based or plaster, which contains fine granules or mineral marble chips and a composite plaster. Grit "bark" of plaster, which affects the appearance of the facade, just depends on the size of the granules.

Application Instructions plaster "bark» ↑

For work you need the following tools:

  • plastic float;
  • capacity to prepare the material;
  • drill with a special nozzle mixer;
  • metal spatula.

Finishing the building facade plaster "bark" includes four stages:

  • preparation work surface;
  • preparing a solution;
  • applying the mixture;
  • color tinting.

Preparation of the work surface isOne of the most important stages. To start the facade surface is carefully leveled cement-sand plaster. Plastering should be carried out according to a pre-set profiles majachnym set using the level. Their installation should be made at a distance of not less than 100-150 mm.

Between beacons throw a cement-sandplaster, which further tightening the rule. If the screed remain defects, they are treated poluterom or float. After about 3-4 hours the prepared surface will be overwritten in a circular motion.

After one day, if necessary, canspend one more grout. In that case, if the grout throws in the warmer months, it is advisable to water it daily with water to avoid cracking.

If necessary, this type of plaster can beused for facades, insulated Penoplex or foam. In this case, the surface of insulation required to pretreat the solution of the adhesive, which is placed on top of the reinforcing mesh.

Plaster pitted his own hands

Important! Wall, prepared under the application of plaster "bark", you need to leave about 3 weeks to make it thoroughly dry.

Preparation of plaster ↑

After drying cement-sand layer can bestart preparing plaster "bark" and its application. At this stage, particular attention should be paid to the correct timing, because the lining one wall need to have time to spend at a time (because of the new dock area should be carried out has not yet dried up earlier). Through these actions the working surface will have a flat structure without visible changes.

The process of preparing the plaster comprises the following steps:

  • First, you need to take a clean container;
  • then fill it with water at room temperature in the amount indicated on the packaging;
  • should then gradually fill the dry mixture, at the same time it thoroughly stirring (to avoid lumps formation);
  • after being covered with the mixture, the solution continues to continuously stir until until it becomes homogeneous;
  • then close the container thoroughly for 10-15 minutes and then the solution was stirred again.
Important! If you purchased already prepared mixture and not dry it or to howl case be diluted with water, as the plaster exfoliate and lose their quality.

applying technology ↑

At the "bark" use to more accuratelyand accurate application it is recommended to use a metal spatula. Perhaps the most difficult part of the work lies in the fact that there was observed the necessary thickness of the layer corresponding to the grain size. Plastering itself does not differ from the fillings, except that the solution should be stretched over the surface until the tread is not a small furrow.

To get a spiral texture on freshplaster light movement is carried out with a plastic float. It should make a reservation that, if the material is not dried up, the result is not too happy, but as soon as the plaster dries, it significantly transformed.

The surface is polished againplastic float, but more powerful movements. During operation, it must be ensured that the plaster does not stick to the grater. At the end carefully rubbed clean all the joints.

Painting of plastered surface ↑

In most cases, the facade plaster"Bark" is available in two colors - white and gray. If you want to give the material a different shade, during the preparation of the mixture should be added to a special dye. In addition, the plastered surface can be painted with acrylic, latex or silicone paint.

In that case a colorant is added to theplaster, one batch is often different from each other by their color. Get rid of it is not too easy, but if the surface of the wall will be additionally painted with paint, and do not need. All batches simply must have exemplary shade that can be corrected in the future.

The biggest challenge when painting decorativeplaster is that paint should not fall into the furrow "bark beetle". For more accurate work, use short nap roller, which lightly traversed across the plane of the invoice. The result is quite impressive.

In another method of painting "bark beetles" colornot added plaster, and the latex or acrylic primer. Then treated with a colored primer working surface. Given that the primer is in itself a sufficiently liquid substance, it easily penetrates into every pore "bark beetles", it carefully prokrashivaya. As it dries, the primer layer is formed indelible. To obtain a more attractive primer should be applied in two layers.

Plaster pitted his own hands

Attention! Many people who are first time working withsuch materials are beginning to try their hand at the largest and most prominent wall. But to begin work best, on the contrary, with the small and inconspicuous wall, after which already gain experience, move on to a larger area.

Manufacturers and price ↑

Among the most popular manufacturers producing plaster "bark", it is worth noting:

  • Perfekta - one of the most economical options, the value of which does not exceed 350 rubles per 25 kg of dry mixture;
  • Bergauf DEKOR - the price is about 450 rubles for a mixture of the bag;
  • Ceresit - one of the most expensive options, the price of 800 rubles per 25 kg.

To handle 7-8 square meters require about 25 kilograms (one bag) of dry mix.

Buy façade plaster "bark" can be in any hardware store or website that sells building materials.

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