Caulking in Toronto
Gypsum plasterboard is one of the most popular building materials to date. Due to the availability, simplicity and convenience of working with it, gypsum plasterboard is used for finishing walls, ceilings, slopes, arches, creating the author's design of the premises.
This material consists of two sheets of cardboard with a layer of gypsum between them. Plasterboard is produced in the form of slabs or sheets of different thickness. After their installation, it is necessary to additionally process the joints of neighboring sheets. This makes it possible to achieve a strong connection between the two panels and to obtain a homogeneous and even surface over the entire area of the room.
Caulking in Ontario. Where to start?
Let's consider the existing methods of caulking in Ontario. Depending on what kind of puttying is used, joints processing is applied either with use of reinforcing tape, or without it.
In any case, the surface must first be prepared before machining:
Preparation of putty mix
Application of the first coat of putty
After preparing the mixture, you can start applying the first coat of putty. To do this, distribute the previously prepared mixture in the direction perpendicular to the line connecting the two boards. In doing so, we try to press the mixture deep into the joint and carefully fill the entire gap. Then, it is necessary to smooth out the putty in one continuous motion along the entire seam.
These operations are common to joint processing, regardless of whether the reinforcement tape is planned to be used or not.
Caulking in Toronto with metal ribbon
There are only three kinds of ribbons:
Caulking in Toronto with paper tape
When using paper tape for sealing seams, the highest possible joint strength is achieved. However, its use is limited by the requirements for fire and moisture resistance of structures. In such rooms paper tape is not used.
After applying the first coat of filler mortar for joints with paper tape, we do the following: