Clearly it is much easier to use a specialist dot and dab fixing – you can find out more about what we thought of the Corefix fixing when we reviewed it here. Mixing Paddle for mixing the dot and dab plasterboard adhesive. Yes you can, bonding is ideal for plasterboards, wait until it's taken up and then devil float it, skim it the following day and before you skim it give it a scrape over with your trowel to take off the rough spots :RpS_thumbup: JavaScript is disabled. Just let the bonding harden and start to set and then laid some multi on. Carlite bonding is courser and design for use on plasterboard , and basically any background. Keep up to date with our DIY projects, tips and latest deals, © DIY Doctor Ltd 2020 All Rights Reserved. Out of stock. Doing it that way, the job would be far stronger too. The plasterboard itself is rated at 30 minutes fire protection. Will this be ok for my plaster to also put a bonding coat ontop at about 10mm, then he can skim the lot level. With the individual components of our adhesive/bonding systems you will be perfectly equipped for the professional production of mouldings. The amount that you use will depend to some extent on the plasterboard that you use; heavier, thicker boards will need more dabs to support the extra weight. Make Good Plasterboard Bonding 25kg Bag. Can I put bonding plaster straight onto plasterboard? Find out how to dry line plasterboard here. Tap the board into position and then press home firmly so that the adhesive will give a firm fix. Make sure that there is a line of adhesive just above the line of the skirting. Use a long spirit level and straight feather  edge tool to get the board level, square and perpendicular. bonding is a undercoat plaster for low suction background like concrete. Post by petegit1947 » Sat Oct 19, 2013 12:49 pm. Knauf Plasterboard Adhesive can be used for:-Metal furring channels; Direct bonding of plasterboards and insulation laminates. As the name "EASY TAPE" would indicate, this is the easiest tape of all to use. There are four options for fixing plasterboard to a wall: Screwing to studs or battens; Nailing to studs; Gluing pre insulated plasterboard (thermal insulation board) to walls; Fixing with plasterboard adhesive, known as Dot and Dab or Direct Bond; Each of these has their merits and will be … Applying subsequent boards (Image: Ultimate Handyman). For a better experience, please enable JavaScript in your browser before proceeding. Following this 6 simple steps will ensure that you can get your plasterboard walls finished using the dot and dab technique very quickly and relatively easily. For more tips on how to use Thistle Bonding 60, check out this guide on patching plaster. There are a couple of options for finishing the wall. Thistle BondingCoat is an ideal base coat plaster for smooth or low suction backgrounds such as tiling, concrete, plasterboard or surfaces treated with Thistle Bond-It. The screw will bend when any load is added to it and rip through the plasterboard. For more information on plasterboard fixings and how to fix to plasterboard see our project here. I do myself Danny, but the bloke's a DIY'er :RpS_thumbup: Yeah good point. It'll take a bit longer to dry out, but at the end of the day, it's all one thickness of plaster, instead of bits and pieces of plasterboard, covered in plaster. The one I’m assuming you have in mind is called ‘dot and dab’. The dot and dab method fixes the boards to the wall and then they are skimmed over. Knauf Plasterboard Adhesive. I'll bond early and skim a after it's hardened the same day. If not, i'll PVA it or wet it down the following day and skim it then. It is much quicker to use a direct bond to stick the plasterboard directly to the wall rather than having to build a stud frame first. oh here he is. Worked a treat. for 9.5mm thick plasterboard use 32mm long screws, or for 12.5mm thick plasterboard use 38mm long screws. The other option is to dryline the wall, which is quicker, easier and doesn’t require any specialist skills, however some think that it is not such a good finish. Thistle Bonding Coat is an ideal base coat plaster for smooth or low suction backgrounds such as tiling, concrete, plasterboard or surfaces treated with Thistle Bond-it. The other advantage is that it is a much less skilled job than plastering directly on to the masonry which will save time and money, especially if done yourself. The fine mix allows for improved workability, making it easier to spread, rule and darby. Dot and Dab plasterboard has become very popular in recent times as it is a very quick and easy way to finish a wall without needing any specialist trades. Can I use bonding to […] Then you can fix a wooden batten directly to the wall, which will give you a sturdy fixing point for the object you’re fixing. 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