What is Dry Lining?
Dry lining is an alternative to the regular and more conventional practice wet plastering. Wet plastering is exactly what individuals think of when thinking of plastering; wet plaster is applied to an area and is left to dry prior to it being decorated.
Sometimes you won’t have to wait too long or go that far, and that’s when dry lining comes into play. There are many conditions where dry lining in Birmingham isn’t suitable and you need to go with wet plastering.
If we believe wet plastering is the better choice we’ll inform you. Typically though dry lining is a good idea and a superb alternative. Dry lining is faster and far less messy than conventional plastering.
Dry lining is the process wherein sheets of plasterboard, basically premade and dried plaster, is fitted to an unfinished surface. This can be things like brick, masonry, or whatever else that requires covering. The plasterboard can also be placed directly to metal or wood stud partitioning.
The plasterboard is fixed to the wall structure by nails, screws, or a drywall mastic designed for this job. There’s also the option to add a level of insulation to the back of the dry lining to boost the thermal qualities of your home.
If you attach the dry lining to a stud partition then the insulation can be added and it fills cavity spaces to make the entire thing more solid and secure.
There’s a lot of history to plastering and plenty of different methods and ideas which go into the process. Dry lining is among them and our plasterers are well versed in everything they should know. You can just tell them what needs to be done, and where, and watch them work their magic. Whether it’s dry lining, rendering, pebble dashing or wet plastering you’re looking for, our reliable, trustworthy plasterers will get the job done.
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If you would like to ask any questions or arrange a free quotation for professional dry lining in Birmingham contact Premier Plastering today.