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Plasterboard Caulking: how to drywall putty in the seams and corners area

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Flatness of gypsum boards can sometimesa man started a renovation in the house, they question the need spackling. However, a professional master of such a question does not even arise, since drywall plaster to avoid problems in the subsequent final finishing facilities. For subsequent painting walls or wallpaper pasting them, especially light, may show existing unevenness and roughness. Therefore, you need to put to rest all doubts away, and carefully consider the proper conduct of such operations. Incidentally, the sealing of the procedure is not complicated, and if you want it can handle anyone. We only need the entire scope of work divided into several separate stages.


  • Rules putty plasterboard: hide the screws
  • How putty joints
  • Applying putty on the inside corners
  • Plastered ceiling plasterboard

Rules putty plasterboard: hide the screws

All drywall sheets are attached to the metalframe using screws. Therefore, all necessary mounting space mask, but before starting to spray putty, you must make sure that the screws are recessed enough into a sheet of drywall. For this we need to take an ordinary trowel and hold it fast against the wall. If this instrument is nowhere Tripping, then all fasteners are screwed to a sufficient depth. Otherwise, taken screwdriver or screwdrivers and carried out "work on the bugs." Repeated smooth running of a spatula on a sheet you can go to the next step.

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It will not hurt to treat spacklingthe surface of the drywall primer solution. After drying the primer layer putty start each screw separately, which will then quickly and accurately proshpaklevat the wall at once, making it perfectly flat.

After completion of the work should be keptadequate time to coat dry. Typically, the label contains information on the value of this time interval. Places fixing screws Processing ends sanding putty areas. If any irregularities committed in the performance of work, spend their extra puttying.

How putty joints

Very often, in practice, question ofhow to drywall putty in the joints of sheets. work performance technology requires the use of additional material in the form of a glass fiber reinforcing mesh, referred to in the construction environment "serpyanku". When terminating a seam observe the sequence of the following steps:

  1. applying a first layer prepared putty around the seam;
  2. serpyanku attachment to fresh layer and its "indentation" with a spatula;
  3. re-applying layer of putty, closing completely serpyanku;
  4. drying and grinding putty layer.

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    Serpyanku -armiruyuschaya tape seams

Applying putty on the inside corners

You also need to know how to putty wallsdrywall in the interior and exterior angles correctly. First, consider the situation from the inside corners. Caulking is applied to the edge of the drywall sheets located on both sides of the angle. After that, you need to gently push the tape-serpyanku, making sure that it did not go far into the space angle. After even distribution of the reinforcing tape is applied over it another layer of putty.

A day later proceed to the processing of driedlayer. At the same time with a sharp hand trowel is removed all the irregularities formed and perfect evenness is achieved in the process of sanding. Outside corners require metal galvanized corner, which is also pressed into the applied layer of putty, and then re-covered by it. All other work is carried out by analogy with previous cases.

Plastered ceiling plasterboard

Various forms of ceilings ExecutedDrywall, also require careful putty joints. Since the surface of the ceiling attracted attention, it is necessary to ensure the performance of work its perfect evenness. Therefore, professionals have a little secret, which is specially treated gypsum board joints. Before putty plasterboard, cardboard layer is removed along the seams of the width of the reinforcing tape.

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Plasterboard Caulking: seams and screws


  1. With a knife incision cardboard layer seam on the width serpyanku.
  2. This strip is wetted with water, which facilitates its removal.
  3. The surface is primed and given time to dry.
  4. After a layer of putty attached serpyanka and again greased.
  5. After some time, the seam sealing of the process is repeated using a spatula, trowel.
  6. After drying, the surface of polished woodbar, which is attached to the fine sanding mesh or fine-grained sandpaper. It is necessary to achieve a smooth transition undetectable from the surface of the seam to the plane of the sheet of drywall.

Similarly, processed and fixing portionsself-tapping screws. After plastering work surface of the walls and ceilings ready for finishing. The result will exceed all expectations, if carefully follow the execution of works technology.

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