What you should know about heat resistant plaster?

Usually plastering is done by skilled professionals, so it is nothing surprising that we know so little about the whole process and we often wonder why in some areas of our house plasterers use one type of plaster( a standard gypsum one ), while in other places they use another( a heat resistant plaster ).

We sincerely hope that after reading this…

We sincerely hope that after reading this text you will have much greater knowledge about the differences between the aforementioned types of plasters, so please, read on!
If your house does not have a chimney breast or if you don’ t have a fireplace in any room, then it is highly unlikely that you will ever need a heat resistant plaster to be applied on any wall – typical gypsum plaster will do the job perfectly, as it has about 50 degrees centigrade of heat resistance. However, if you do have a fireplace, then a heat resistant plaster is a must no matter the type of a fireplace – even traditional ones( not to mention casette-type fireplaces ), built of fire bricks, will heat the walls to the temperature higher than 50 degrees and on such hot walls standard plaster will not stay.

And just in case you…

And just in case you should also keep in mind that the maximum thickness of a heat resistant plaster layer cannot exceed 6 milimeters.

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