plastering onto brick wall

Postby karlappleton » Sun Oct 26, 2008 12:56 pm

Firstly i'm new to plasterboarding. I'm looking to plasterboard onto brick wall, as I am building a small home gym. What type of plaster board is best for this project and how would i go about fixing the board straight to a brick wall?
Would i need a timber frame etc...?

Thank you for your time and help.
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Postby plumbbob » Sun Oct 26, 2008 4:32 pm

Assuming the walls are dry and in good condition, then normal 9.5mm or better still, 12.5mm square edged boarding will be fine. Dot and dab the wall with wall board adhesive (Looks like plaster) and stick the boards to the brickwork. Easy! Leaves about 1/2" gap, but is an easy way for a novice to achieve a level wall with a good finish.
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Postby ricky68 » Sun Oct 26, 2008 7:33 pm

more info needed-i.e old or new brickwork,insulation required ect
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Postby ruff cut » Wed Nov 05, 2008 10:54 pm

make sure you give the wall a couple of good coats of pva first mixed 1 part pva 4 parts water
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