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Can you plaster on lining papered ceiling?
Fri 03 Jan 2014 08:57am
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The answer is no, you must remove it.
Tue 03 Dec 2013 06:14pm
No it has to be stripped then pva&skimmed
Fri 29 Nov 2013 07:36pm
I would certainly not skim over a papered ceiling as when the plaster soaks into the paper it causes the paper to come away from the ceiling thus the plaster will also come down
Fri 29 Nov 2013 01:07pm
Simple answer. No. The paper will come away from the ceiling due to the moisture in the plaster.
It needs stripping then PVA and overskim.
Thu 28 Nov 2013 09:56pm
Hi Alan , I would advise you to strip it & then coat walls with pva , then your ready to skim coat
Thu 28 Nov 2013 07:45pm
You can but u run high risk of paper coming off with the plaster on it,
So best to remove paper pva then skim
Thu 28 Nov 2013 07:21pm
You must never plaster over lining paper or any paper ,paper needs stripping and ceiling pva and skimmed .
Thanks Dean @dwplastering
Thu 28 Nov 2013 06:38pm
No you can't plaster on any wall paper
Best be safe take it all off
Thu 28 Nov 2013 05:46pm
Its always no as has already been stated there would be a poor bond and poor finish so would always remove .
Thu 28 Nov 2013 05:17pm
The lining paper would need to be removed first otherwise the paper would just peel off when the plasterer tries to skim it
Thx Steve optimum plastering
Thu 28 Nov 2013 04:41pm
All good sound sdvice
Thu 28 Nov 2013 03:56pm
No needs striped hope this helps
Thu 28 Nov 2013 02:22pm
Strip out and than skim over it.
Thu 28 Nov 2013 01:53pm
No because when the plastered ceiling is drying out the water penatrates the paper the paper will become loose from the ceiling when you try to paint it will all start to fall off the plaster may be stuck to the paper but the paper won't be stuck to the ceiling hope this helps you
Thu 28 Nov 2013 01:30pm
NO . In order to plaster an existing ceiling you will have to apply a coat of PVA. if you do this over lining paper the pva will act as a paper stripper....Strip paper pva and skim [ happy days ] DS Plasterers
Thu 28 Nov 2013 12:54pm
No definitely not strip all paper before plastering
Thu 28 Nov 2013 12:53pm
The answer to your question is definitely not. The ceiling should be stripped of all paper, sealed with PVA and then two coats of finish plaster applied,then trowled to a smooth finish.
Mark Keeley ( Google = MKPRS )
Thu 28 Nov 2013 12:42pm
No within 30 mins it would be on the floor with
The lining paper
Thu 28 Nov 2013 12:25pm
No, the plaster wouldn't adhere to the paper. Has to stripped off, if plaster finish is required.
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