Can I plaster straight onto a painted wall?
Plastering on existing painted walls is possible if the paint is in very good condition.
What backgrounds are in scope for Thistle UniFinish?
Thistle UniFinish can be used on most commonly encountered backgrounds in re-skimming jobs.
Can Thistle UniFinish be used with ThistleBond-it and Thistle GypPrime?
Yes, Thistle UniFinish is compatible with these products.
Can I plaster an Artex ceiling?
You could consider the use of Artex Easifix Smooth-It or overboard with suitably installed Gyproc plasterboard ceiling system (such as counter battening with timber or by using GypLyner UNIVERSAL). Alternatively you could consider Thistle UniFinish subject to conditions of background. Please refer to WHITE BOOK Chapter 07 Section 02 Page 07 for more details.
Can you skim an MR grade board?
Yes, however the board usually needs to be primed with ThistleBond-It.
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.
How many Thistle UniFinish bags are there on a pallet?
How many trials have you done with Thistle UniFinish and on what backgrounds?
All trial details are on our website - see trial videos here
How will Thistle UniFinish be delivered?
28 x 25kg bags on shrink wrapped pallet
What are the product benefits of Thistle UniFinish?
- Thistle UniFinish frees you from the inconvenience of pre-treatment
- Excellent workability on high* and low suction backgrounds
- Easy to mix and easy to use
- Saves time during the day to get home quicker
- Suitable for use on a wide range of backgrounds in various conditions
* High suction backgrounds may need further thin coats after the initial coat
What is the article number for Thistle UniFinish?
What is the lead time for Thistle UniFinish?
What is the shelf life of Thistle UniFinish?
Will the number of Thistle UniFinish bags on a pallet change?
There are no current plans to change this; we will however provide notice of any changes.