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Over the past few years, partition walls have attracted many people as it is a great way of creating your own little private space in a much larger room. These walls, as the name suggests, are vertical dividers. These are commonly used to separate a building’s internal spaces into smaller rooms or circulations areas such as corridors.
There are many different types of plaster partition walls that are used for such a division of internal spaces. The four main types that have been most frequently used in the past years are
If you are a newbie and don’t know much about solid plastering Melbourne, we have described the above-mentioned types of partition walls in detail below so you can easily understand.
Plasterboard on timber framework: In this type, a basic timber frame is built for the wall, and the plasterboard sheets are simply cut to size and subtly nailed in the right place.
The joints between the sheets are mostly just rammed together, and the surface is then covered with a plaster mix setting substance.
Plaster and lath on timber framework: The laths are horizontal strips of wood that are nailed to vertical upright timbers to form the framework of the wall. The laths are adequately spaced to keep space for plaster coating.
Lath and plaster walls are usually covered with three coats of different lime putty mixtures. The first and second coatings are normally a 1:3 mixture of lime putty to clean the sharp sand edges. The third layer is usually either only lime putty or a 3:1 lime putty.
Plaster on masonry walls: Masonry walls are basically brick or block walls that are most commonly used today. They are considered the most durable as they can easily withstand minor earthquakes and other natural disasters.
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