Plastering work is a thin layer of mortar, applied over the masonry and it acts as a damp proof coat over the brick masonry work. Plastering works also provides a finished surface over the masonry that is firm and smooth hence it enhances the appearance of the building. Internal brick masonry must be completed before commencing the internal plastering work.In the case of external plastering work, you should have to finish the periphery brick work of each floor first.
The outside plastering work always starts from the top of the building and finished at the bottom, and ceiling plaster should be completed. Plastering work must be started with adequate surface preparation. Dust and loose mortar should be removed by brushing and scrapping.The surface should then be thoroughly washed with water, cleaned and kept wet before plastering is commenced.Checking the level marks is necessary.
The level marks should be made with fresh mortar on all four walls. So that, after plaster room size is truly square or truly rectangular. Other wise, when you are installing tiles for the floor, you’ll face difficulties and ultimately it will look ugly. Ensure that when we found holes in the brick work for conduit pipes, the same should be filled with cement mortar and should be adequately cured.