DIY – How to Plaster a Wall

November 25, 2011 § Leave a comment

Have you ever thought about trying to plaster a wall?  If you have and indeed tried it then you’ll know a couple of true facts:

1. It’s a real art – Plastering may look easy but it’s not. It takes years of practice to really perfect the art

2. It’s hard work – You’re going to have to be physically fit to plaster a wall.  It takes a lot of upper body strength

3. It’s a messy job – Simply putting down floor coverings won’t cut the mustard.  Plastering is a real messy job and there’s simply no avoiding it

4. It’s essential to get the mix right – Mixing plaster is not that difficult but you have to do it right if you are going to get a professional finish


So there you have it… 4 things you should know about plastering before you start.  If you want to give it a go, and you should, then take a look at these very useful, step-by-step, DIY Plastering Guides:



Like any DIY job you should enjoy what you do.  Plastering requires practice but once mastered plastering is an far easier job.


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