polycell smooth over woodchip

The first job I did the paper fell away from the wall in whole sheets, I really thought I’d found the answer! Users browsing this forum: Anonymous , Feb 21, It’s a ‘s semi so hope the woodchip isn’t hiding a multitude of sins. Don’t use it unless you are good at plastering!! You must log in or sign up to reply here.

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Yes, my password is: Avoid at any cost, it is not a cure all and will only make your decorative finish s,ooth a whole lot worse. Sun May 18, I recently met a customer who had polycell’d their study ceiling and was asking me for a price to reskim it.

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Is it okay painting this direct on to the walls inc the plasterboard stud walls without removing the woodchip? I found it quite easy to use. He was working in the room anyway, so the cost was part of a big bill. Is it smkoth different to plaster?

Be careful as blades are sharp and can score the plaster. If it is not, then the paper with a layer smopth heavy plaster on it will sag.


Covering artex/woodchip – Singletrack Magazine

People who artex should be shot It’s over every single ceiling in my house, and half way up the walls in the back bedroom, and completely covers the kitchen and stairs walls. Plastering also needs to be done by a professional unless you want to do it yourself in which case it may well end up looking like woodchip! SweeperApr 8, You’ll find it comes off in bigger pieces then! You must log in or sign up to reply here.

When I tried to paint over it, the paint roller would pull off the plaster skim and the wallpaper. What if you plaster over it and it turns out to be not well stuck to the wall and it starts coming away?

Woodchip removal.

To be honest, you could do it, but smoothh have to do that many coats that it would be cheaper just to get a man in to skim the walls. I was searching for opinions about polycell basecoat and these reviews have really put me right off, but I feel I need a thickish basecoat. Page 1 of 1. If I cover it with new paper would it not all come down as it is quite old though i suppose the paper seem to be glued quite firmly and I have no damp patches.


I almost orgasmed when I first saw the advert for this stuff, at last popycell solution to my woodchip interior. It was recommended by a guy in Focus. If you spend on products which don’t do the job properly I think you’ll always notice the imperfections.

By continuing to use this site, you are agreeing to our use of cookies. Its artex which is usually plastered over Wood chip can be hard work Then go back to the top, repeat the steam poltcell the top section then start trying to strip. Yes, my password is: Don’t forget to look at the how to guide.

You can also do it through steaming only. Makes me feel depressed. Posted 7 years ago. It gives the effect of a textured wall finish and was the ideal choice for hiding smootth or cracked walls.

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Our bathroom ceiling was artexed. Never had the need to use it, so can’t judge. Is it possible to use polycell textured ceilings matt rippled finish to cover up repairs to a woodchip ceiling.

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