plasterboarding ceiling


Postby martyp » Wed Nov 05, 2008 9:25 pm

Hi,I,m a plumber and tiler-done a bit of plastering,looking to replace a kitchen ceiling with new plasterboard. No coving to be added and walls are sound,so taping the edges along wall could be awkward-can I fill the gaps around ceiling to wall with a filler instead of tape?
hope this makes sense,
many thanks Martyp
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Postby kbrownie » Sun Nov 09, 2008 5:14 pm

Best thing is to tape as it will probally start cracking when drying and change in tempreture in room.
Have ever used jointing compond. Easy way round it apply self-adhesvive nylon tapes, apply jointing compond over tapes leave to dry and sand down, two or three application repeating this process. Finally light sand down until good neat job on completion.
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Postby martyp » Sun Nov 09, 2008 11:04 pm

Thanks for reply, got some jointing compound in shed,didn,t think of that-definitely the way to go,
cheers buddy.
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