If you have bare brick / block walls when it comes to getting a professional finish. There are two options either drylining or traditional wet plastering. It’s essential to get the correct materials in order to complete the job to the highest standards. In this blog we concentrate on drylining.
Drylining or dot and dab is a process of placing drywall adhesive on a wall. Then cutting plaster boards and placing them correctly in position. Making the boards plumb level and straight with levelling tools prior to skimming or taping.
Benefits of dot and dab
– faster then wet plastering
– easier to achieve plumb level walls
– different plasterboard types can be used depending on specification
Negatives of dot and dab
– compared to wet plastering a drylined wall is harder to get a good fixing
All in all drylining is very commonly used throughout the uk due to speed. It’s a very efficient method of achieving the correct background prior to a skim coat