Cement based plaster however is primarily used for outdoors, with its general use being rendering. This type of plaster can also be used indoors for areas that are susceptible to damp and require a greater thickness of plaster to cover it.
This is the most important coat and this coat of plaster is called a skim. Skimming requires practice, so go about it slowly and follow instructions carefully.
Due of its pliable nature plaster can be manipulated to fit into just about any nook or cranny.
The weather during plastering and rendering may have considerable influence on the finished work.
Plastering is an acquired skill and is best left to those with the acquired knowledge and experience.
One advantage of plastering is that is can be repainted as often as you choose.
Plastering equipment will usually need replacing if plaster is not cleaned off with water before it dries and this can get expensive and is wasteful.
Plastering can dramatically change the appearance of your walls. It will get rid of any dents or bumps that you have experienced whilst decorating in the past.
Stilts are an important tool for the plasterer as it makes it simple to do ceiling work.
The plastering trowel with 'pre-worn' shape has a marvelous feature of eliminating line and ripple marks right from the beginning. It has the correct blade shape and beginners can also use it, and the job would look totally professional.