Bathrooms in the Bathroom - Alternative Bathroom Furnishings
Bathrooms need adequate wall cladding when renovating or building new homes. Classically, simple tiles are used for this. These are often decorated especially in older apartments and houses in very tiring and outdated shades of brown. Removing them would be very time-consuming, which makes rolling plaster a good alternative, because it can also be applied to tiles. Even modern white tiles are often very boring and cold. Therefore, rolling plaster is also a good alternative in these cases. This also applies to new buildings in which no wall cladding has yet been installed.
The advantages of roller plaster as well as the technology for applying are explained below.
- Rolling plaster (waterproof)
- Adhesive Primer
- Paint Roller
- Textured Roller
Choosing the Right Rolling Brush
Not every rolling plaster is for use in the bathroom suitable. This is of course due to the special features of the bathroom. The bathroom is a wet room in which high humidity prevails. In addition, it can happen that the walls get water. Therefore, a waterproof plaster should be used, which is suitable for these higher demands. In addition, a distinction can also be made between the size of the grains in the plaster. Roll plaster has grain sizes in the range of up to one millimeter. These affect the overall picture and can therefore be selected according to the requirements. Also in color there are different rolling plaster. If the ceiling is also to be provided with rolling plaster for a uniform image, make sure that the plaster is suitable.
Preparation of the surface
The correct preparation depends on the previous surface. In principle, the ground should be as smooth as possible. For this purpose, holes and joints can be filled, or in the case of larger unevenness complete panels can be laid. In addition, make sure that the surface is not dusty, greasy or wet. Therefore, a thorough cleaning is recommended. Another important preparation step is priming. It also depends on the ground. Highly absorbent substrates should be coated with a deep primer. This is usually true for normal walls and rarely for tiles. Tiles should in principle be coated with a suitable primer. After that, the primer still needs to dry. In addition, sockets and other places can also be masked.
Tiles and other smooth surfaces can also be prepared by grinding to ensure even better grip.
Applying the rolling plaster
To apply the rolling plaster will only be very few tools needed. For the application itself, only a foam roller, a scraper, a whisk and possibly a brush are actually needed. In some cases, the plaster must first be touched. For this purpose the agitator and a bucket are needed. For finished plaster, it can be applied directly to the wall with the foam roller. In both cases, however, it should be unrolled briefly on the scraper to avoid material loss. The plaster can then be applied crosswise, so that each spot on the wall has been covered twice in different directions. The whole thing should then be repeated so often, is applied to the entire wall a uniform layer of a few millimeters in height. Hard-to-reach areas, such as border areas, can be applied with a brush.
The applied roller coat should be applied slightly thicker than conventional paint at the end.
Finishing the plaster
Rolling plaster offers a multitude of post-processing options. There is hardly any limit to creativity, and from uniformly structured forms to unusual patterns, much can be implemented. This is due to the nature of roll plaster. This can be processed, for example, with structural rollers, ie foam rollers with surface structures, to regular patterns. For this, the structural roller must be rolled over the plaster, as long as it has not dried too much.
It is also possible to insert individual patterns with brushes and sponges. However, care should be taken to ensure that they are not impressed too deeply, otherwise it comes to exposing the wall underneath. This is particularly problematic in damp rooms, because the underlying wall is not necessarily protected against moisture and moisture. Of course, many colors can also be fulfilled in terms of color by painting the wall afterwards.
Bathroom Design Tips
Especially bathrooms allow thematically fitting facilities to be introduced. Particularly light blue tones and other soft accents in this direction are often a good basis to give the bathroom an appearance that stands out and is by no means boring. In the post-processing also sweeping waveforms can be incorporated. Combined with matching pictures and other decorations, thanks to roll-on plaster, an exceptional and pleasant bathroom can be set up.
Rolling plaster is a good alternative to traditional wall coverings in the bathroom. It allows to realize your own design ideas and to have cold and dreary tile looks get away. The application itself can be implemented with the right preparation for the experienced DIY enthusiast.
When selecting roll-on plaster, attention should be paid to the right material because the demands of bathrooms are particularly high. The preparation, application and reworking must then be carried out as with conventional roller brushes. No elaborate tool is required.
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