plasterboard jointing

Postby bateman » Sun Jan 30, 2011 7:33 pm

one small question is the tape used for plasterboard joints self adesive (do i have to wet it) or use a adesive
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Postby stoneyboy » Sun Jan 30, 2011 9:06 pm

If you are using taper edge boards then use a jointing tape which is stuck in place using the filler. If they are square edge use self adhesive plastering scrim.
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Postby toplondonchef » Sun Jan 30, 2011 9:13 pm

Hi Bateman

Use self adhesive scrim tape straight from the roll - couldn't be easier
Just position it centrally over the joints and smooth it down as you apply it

The non adhesive tape has to be stuck to the boards using either a jointing filler or plaster - more mess - more work - more hassle

Good luck and hope that this info helps you
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