Quick Answer: What To Use To Fill Holes In Plaster Walls?

How do you fill holes in plaster walls?

To plaster over small holes, first scrape off any old loose plaster with the edge of a scraper or filling knife.

Then use a damp paintbrush to wet the hole.

This nifty trick helps the filler bond to the surface.

Now squeeze some plaster directly into the hole or on to your filling knife.29 Feb 2008

How do you fix deep holes in plaster?

Place a golf-ball-size scoop of joint compound on the blade of the putty knife and spread it in a thin layer over the repaired area. Use pressure on the putty knife to push the compound deep into the crack and holes. Let the compound dry for 24 hours.

How do you fill big holes in walls?



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How do you fix a large hole in a plaster wall?

  • Remove all broken or loose plaster around the damaged area by hand or using a putty knife.
  • Cut a piece of fiberglass mesh so that it fills the entire surface of the hole.
  • Spray the wooden lath with water to moisten it.
  • Apply a plaster bonding agent to the fiberglass mesh and lath beyond.

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How do you fill fine cracks in plaster?

Use a moistened paint brush or water spray to dampen the area of damage (but don’t soak the plaster). Using a wide bladed filler knife, apply some filler to the damaged area, work the filler into the damage and make sure that there are no voids in the filler being applied.

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