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Fix walls and ceilings with plasterboard adhesive

Drywall or plasterboard adhesive is used for interior walls and ceilings. If you are fond of doing small projects at home, then you might consider using plasterboard adhesive. It is easy to use and effective. Whether you are mending something or building something completely new, drywall adhesive can help in completing your projects faster at reasonable costs.

All about plasterboard adhesive

Plasterboard adhesive can cut back on costs when you’re building or renovating. It will save you an awful lot of time from screwing and hammering in nails on the walls and ceilings. Plasterboard adhesive can be also be used as a filler on walls. It is a material which is easy to work with. A disadvantage would be after filling, there will a sort of shrinkage and you might want to think of an additional method to smoothen the finish of the surface you are working on.

Here are some of the places where you can find plasterboard adhesive:

  • Wickes (wickes.co.uk)

Plasterboard adhesive by Wickes is sold at £5.99 per 25 kgs that will cover 4.5 square metres of surface. This multipurpose adhesive is made out of gypsum which is great for bonding and ‘insulating laminates.’ Users are happy with the way the product does the job. It is easy to mix and apply on surfaces.

  • Diy (diy.com)

Another type of plasterboard adhesive is the self adhesive type. A 20x50mm roll of NDC Self Adhesive Plasterboard Tape costs £3.20 and will cover a square metre of surface. It is also easy to use by mixing the paste and letting it dry before applying on surfaces.

  • Building Supplies (building-supplies-online.co.uk)

BSO sells different brands of plasterboard adhesive such as Gyproc Drywall Plasterboard Adhesive (£11.70), and Knauf Plasterboard Adhesive (£8.39). You can also get the ‘Easi-Fill Plasterboard Adhesive' (10 kgs) for £20.33.

Other notes

The use of plasterboard adhesive in DIY projects is widely accepted. It can be cost effective and time saving. Follow mixing instructions carefully and remember to use the paste on approved surfaces only. For example, there are plasterboard adhesives which are not suitable on areas where there is high humidity. It is also not recommended to fill holes to cover humid areas in an attempt to improve insulation. In other cases, plasterboard adhesives are complemented with nails and screws to stabilise and secure surfaces.

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