Gluing Plasterboard to Brick With Solvented Adhesive and Fumes Still Iingering


Postby maria2017 » Fri Jul 14, 2017 12:27 pm

Hello,
We would please need some advice.
We have recently redone the plaster on a part of a wall in a bedroom (somebody has done this fro us). Everything was removed to the brick, a sealant/primer was used to treat the brick wall, and then plaster board was glued to bricks. That part of the wall is about 1.6mx1.2 m. The builders have used 3 tubes of GripFill Xtra ( http://www.plumbcenter.co.uk/product/ev ... oCx4Pw_wcB)

There were two parts of plasterboard joined together.

This was done on Sunday. Then the plasterboard was skimmed the same day. Tuesday was rainy, so humid. On Wednesday, we have painted.

However, we still get a very strong solvent smell/fumes coming from that wall. Is this normal? Was perhaps too much glue used? Will the smell disappear eventually? How long does it take? That part of the wall is next to a window and facing east, so it gets some sun heat and ventilation. We are quite concerned, this is our child's room, and we did not see any change/decrease in the intensity of the smell from one day to another.

Please advice.

Thank you very much.
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