Can Gyproc plasterboard linings be used in swimming pools and commercial showers?
Yes, if specific guidance is followed.
Can I plaster a damp wall?
Not if the wall is subject to rising or penetrating damp as the wall needs to be suitably treated. After successful damp proof course (DPC) treatment, Thistle DriCoat could be used. Please refer to White Book Chapter 07 Section 02 Page 07 for more details.
What plaster should I use after a damp proof course (DPC) has been installed?
After a successful damp proof course (DPC) treatment, our Thistle DriCoat can be used. Please refer to White Book Chapter 07 Section 02 Page 07 for more details.
What is the minimum temperature that Thistle plaster can be used at?
We recommend 2°C (5°C for Thistle DuraFinish) as the minimum working temperature in which plaster should be applied. It is important that the temperature does not drop below 0°C during application or in the setting and drying phase.
What thicknesses are plasters applied?
Undercoat plasters are usually 11mm and most finish coat plasters are 2mm thick.
Can I paint wet plaster?
Yes as long as the paint is permeable. There should be good ventilation to provide good drying conditions.