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How to Paint a Wall

How to Paint a Wall

As the fastest, cheapest way to redecorate a room, it’s no surprise that paint is the most popular decorating choice for walls. But don’t stop there: the right type of paint can cover wood, metal, and tiles. Preparing to paint Good preparation affects the finished result, so if you want what you paint to look […]

How to Bond to a Solid Wall

How to Bond to a Solid Wall

As an alternative to using batten fixing for dry-lining a solid wall, tapered-edged plasterboard can be bonded directly to the wall with dabs of plaster or an adhesive. Special pads are produced for leveling up the wall, but squares cut from remnants of the plasterboard itself can be used. The pads are first bonded to […]

How to Fix Solid Wall

How to Fix Solid Wall

Any type of screw can be used to fix things in masonry as long as a suitable wallplug is used as well. Originally, wallplugs were made only from fibrous material which was fairly difficult to drive screws into and gripped the sides of the hole poorly, often turning with the screw. Nowadays, most wallplugs are […]