Plaster in construction of building | Nuvo Nirmaan

What is Plastering?

Plaster is a thin layer of mortar applied over the masonry surface and it acts as a damp-proof coat over the masonry work. Plastering also provides a finished surface over the masonry that is firm and smooth hence it enhances the appearance of the building.

Importance

The primary objective of plastering is to protect the surface from atmospheric influences, to cover the defective workmanship in masonry, to conceal porous materials and to provide a suitable surface for painting.

Sub-stages of Plastering

Plaster is made up of various sub-stages like:

Internal plaster (Inside the rooms)
External plaster (All walls which are directly exposed to weather)
Plaster on ceiling

Perfect time to Start

Time required to complete Plaster Application:

Approx. 7 days for a 750 sq. ft. home and approx. 10 days for a 1000 sq. ft. home

Challenges

Storage of cement and sand

Mixing of materials like cement, sand and water in proper proportions

Solutions by Nuvoco

Nuvoco has various products that can be used for plastering. You can select any product as per your requirement.

Scenario 1:

You can purchase ready-mix plaster either in wet form (InstaMix Mortare) or dry form (InstaMix Plastosmart) if you:

  • Have space constraint for storage of materials
  • Want uniformly graded material
  • Want integral waterproofing compound and fibers inside the material

Scenario 2:

You can purchase cement with microfibers (Duraguard Microfiber) and waterproofing compound (Zero M Water Shield) separately and mix them as per the information given with the product.

Scenario 3:

You can directly use cement with the integral waterproofing compound (Duraguard Waterseal) if you’re not interested in using fibers.

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