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Decorative plaster for walls, woodworm

Uniformity in registration of facades and internal interiors of houses in the past. Was replaced by a wide range of products intended for decorative finishing of walls. A worthy place among the assortment is a plaster with an eccentric name «Woodworm», designed for interior and exterior decorative works. What are its features and uses, take a look at details. Offered video tutorials will consolidate information and help to master the technology of applying a finishing material.

Decorative plaster for walls, woodworm

Structure and characteristic properties of the plaster ↑

Its name decorative plaster obtained through the pattern, which is formed on the surface of the walls as a result of its application. It successfully simulates some traces of beetle bark beetles, which remain on the wood material. Recesses of different shape and length are formed on the surface of the walls due to the presence in the composition of the composite stucco of small beads mineral chips or marble. Their size varies from 0.1 to 3.5 mm. depending on faction changing the thickness of the decorative layer applied plaster woodworm and its consumption. It also affects the surface texture of the walls.

What properties of plaster woodworm secured her leading position among other materials for decoration, consider in detail:

  • Content in the sand instead of polymeric components and mineral fillers provides plaster woodworm ease, so when decorating the walls it is possible to avoid additional loads on the individual elements of the building.
  • The absence in the composition of toxic substances ensure environmental safety in the process of operation.
  • Plaster beetle retains its properties under temperature variations from -55onC to +60onC. In this case, she is not afraid of atmospheric precipitation and sunlight.
  • Trim the bark beetle in the interior of the house is not susceptible to defeat by a fungus. Proper finishing provides protection of the resistance in contact with a damp sponge or chemical means on the basis of gel used to clean the surface of the walls.
  • She is not afraid of damage due to mechanical impact of medium severity.
  • Hydrophobic and vapor-permeable characteristics, and a resistance to open flame – the next rank in the Treasury of the advantages of plaster woodworm.

Primary color, which produces decorative plaster, white. If you wish to diversify the interior of a room or the facade of the house trim woodworm can easily change the hue in one of two ways. In the first case, the total mass of tinted plaster before applying a decorative layer or paint is applied after the decoration of walls by bark beetle. Possible variations furnish will be considered later. The photo below demonstrates an interesting texture surfaces after placing and finishing the material.

Decorative plaster for walls, woodworm

Characteristics of the various types ↑

Depending on the foundations, plaster «Woodworm» divided into 3 types, each of which is characterized by a form of release, value, and period of operation. Take a look at deeper with the properties of each product:

  • Decorative material for walls with mineral Foundation comes in powder form and requires additional mixing before applying. Its strength will only grow over time. Low elasticity plaster base may cause cracking. Of all the species of bark beetle is the cheapest plaster, thanks to its resistance to mechanical stress, it is widely applied for outdoor decorative finishing of houses.
  • Plaster based on acrylic is now ready to eat and requires no additional action on the mixing of the components. Woodworm acrylic-based highly elastic, this opens up broad prospects in the interior design and allows you to create a unique wall pattern. Decorative acrylic plaster has the greatest period of operation, prevents the appearance of mold, it can be easily removed pollution. The sum of all characteristics leads to the high cost of such «Bark».
  • Silicone plaster is a kind of alloy decorative materials, acrylic and gypsum based. It successfully combines the best qualities of both types. Its main purpose is decoration of facades.

Decorative plaster for walls, woodworm

The procedure of preparing mortar decorative plaster and technology application can be found in the following video tutorial:

Applications for exterior ↑

Due to its properties, plaster woodworm is actively used for decorative finishing of facades of buildings. As the basis for the application suitable for concrete and brick surfaces and stone. This can be a full treatment of the walls or the design of the individual elements. Originality different combination of the surface, when small areas at a solid wall are highlighted in a different color or method of applying the plaster.

Decorative plaster for walls, woodworm

The procedure for the formation of decorative finishes woodworm in outdoor applications consider in detail:

  • In some cases, before beginning work for the finish, needs insulation. For this purpose, suitable sheets of foam, thickness 5 cm will be enough.
  • Insulated panels fixed on the walls of the house with glue TM Tserezit. After it dries the surface of the additional reinforcing fastener «umbrella».
  • In order to eliminate cracking of the plaster in the process of further operation, for wall mounting the reinforcing mesh. Its second function is the formation of a smooth surface.
  • Previously the external walls need to be processed with ordinary plaster.
  • To increase the adhesion of the two solutions will help priming the surface.
  • After drying, the composition is transferred to the decorative trim beetle.

First, the solution forms a layer, the thickness of which is determined by the size fraction of granules. Depending on the desired result, the plaster is applied in different ways. When the decorative trim will no longer adhere to the tool, go to the picture formation. Movement can be horizontal or vertical, complying with the parallel lines. If you want to create an abstraction, the movements are circular or chaotic. For the formation of the pattern using a plastic grater. Thanks to the slide on it solid inclusions, on the plaster are formed of grooves of different sizes.

Decorative plaster for walls, woodworm

The Council! The depth and width lines can be adjusted by changing the pressure of the tool.

After drying of the decorative material, the bark can be given any shade. The end result of the work can be seen on the following photo:

Decorative plaster for walls, woodworm

If you wish to emphasize the corners of the house or arrange the building, decorative elements, apply the foam thickness of 10 cm in Corners and other supplementary details are painted in colors more dark compared to the main background. What nuances should be considered when organizing the exterior application of plaster beetle, is explained in the following video tutorial:

Interior design ↑

The “bark beetle” plaster for decorative finishes TM Cerezyme avoids uniformity not only in the treatment of external walls, but also in interior design inside the house.

Comment! If the fronts choose the material with large granules, the internal wall is preferable to treat the plaster with the finer grit.

Brand Ceresit offers «Woodworm» two shades – white and grey. Its continued use suggests the possibility of staining in the desired color. Next, you will review what the technology application of plaster indoors and how it can help to give the interior a unique design:

  • Wall before applying the decorative finish, the bark needs to be training. Large cracks and chips are removed with a solution of ordinary plaster, if necessary, their pre-embroidered with a grinder. The use of serpyanka or stucco mesh will prevent the destruction of unstable sections of the wall.
  • The old finish is removed necessarily, a polymer or oil, the surfaces are cleaned mechanically or with a solvent.
  • Then the wall is treated with primer, suitable for this purpose, the composition of Cerezyme ST 16. You need to Prime with a brush, roller not recommended.
  • After drying, the walls are transferred to the mixing solution. The water temperature should be maintained in the range of 15-20onWith, it is gradually pour the dry mixture woodworm.
  • For high-quality mixing use a drill with a special nozzle, or mixer. It is optimal to choose the mode of 400-800 rpm. the Desire to shorten the process by increasing the rotation speed will cause aeration of mortar with a plaster (ie, it will fill with air bubbles), and this has a negative impact on the quality of decorative finishing.
  • After mixing the mortar plaster is allowed to settle for 5 minutes for complete interconnection of all components, after which it re-mixed and ready to use.
It is important! You need to restore this volume, which can be used within the next hour. In the future he will start to lose its properties and the addition of water will not save the situation.

Decorative plaster for walls, woodworm

  • The optimum temperature for the application of decorative finishes in the room should be more than 5onAnd not превышать30onWith.
  • Grater stainless steel, which solution is distributed decorative plaster woodworm, is held at an angle of 60on to the wall. This allows forming a layer, the thickness of which does not exceed the size of solid granules.
  • If necessary, interrupt the process, to prevent drying, the edge of the plaster is closed with masking tape which is removed when you resume the process.
  • After an hour after applying you can go to peretirke.

To create room in the interior, twist will allow different techniques finishing decorative plaster woodworm. Experts suggest the following techniques in the design of the walls:

  • Plaster, tinted to the application is processed on top of another shade. The use of a roller with the dried paint will create a surface with translucent veins. For this purpose, suitable acrylic or silicate paints. The result is shown in the photo below:
    Decorative plaster for walls, woodworm
  • Using the proposed method, instead of paint to apply enamel with metallic effect.
  • Organically in the interior of the room looks at the picture printed with a stencil. Staining of the wall inside the stencil is accomplished by plugging.
Warning! Materials for the final decorative finishes are selected the same brand as the “bark beetle” plaster applied to the wall surface.

Decorative plaster for walls, woodworm

Best practices for application technology guarantees a quality and durable result. Otherwise, the manufacturer disclaims any liability for the resulting shortcomings. Another video lesson will consolidate information about decorative plaster Woodworm.

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