Is Febond Blue Grit good?
Febond Blue Grit Plaster Bonding Agent 10L is rated 4.7 out of 5 by 57. Rated 5 out of 5 by Danny the spread from Alternative to pva Great stuff much better than PVA and a good price too! Rated 5 out of 5 by Le Lee from Feb bond over artex ceilings Perfect for preparing to plaster over artex.
What is Febond blue grit used for?
Products such as Febond Blue Grit are specifically designed to provide an improved key to surfaces including plaster, concrete, painted surfaces and glazed tiles by incorporating a fine aggregate into the mix, whilst also reducing suction on highly porous substrates such as blockwork.
Can you PVA over blue grit?
Blue grit is an OK sealer and fine to skim on as suction goes most of the time, but sometimes I pva it and when sticky skim just because I know it will pull a bit too much especially on big areas. Many have had no trouble with blue grit Inc me.
How long after blue grit can you plaster?
FEBOND BLUE GRIT is coloured blue to help avoid missing any areas. Protect adjacent surfaces from splashes and remove any FEBOND BLUE GRIT before drying with warm soapy water. Allow to dry thoroughly before applying plaster (usually 24 hours minimum).
Can you blue grit over artex?
What we use is Blue Grit, which is a branded name for plasterers grit. You use a paintbrush or roller to apply it to the artex after you have scrapped off any peaks to the artex. The drying time is still quicker than if on clean plasterboard, however you have more time with it.
Can you blue grit plasterboard?
You can either spray the boards with water, respray areas that lighten immediately, leave for a while then skim. Or you can coat the boards with waterproof pva or your blue grit. The latter two will stop the background suction so makes timing more critical.
How long does Febond blue grit take to dry?
Protect adjacent surfaces from splashes and remove any FEBOND BLUE GRIT before drying with warm soapy water. Allow to dry thoroughly before applying plaster (usually 24 hours). NOTE: drying time will be significantly extended at low temperatures.
Can you tile onto blue grit?
Blue Grit is a grip coat, used by plasterers as a high-performance bonding agent for smooth surfaces. It provides an improved key to backgrounds such as concrete, plaster and tiles, and contains a fine aggregate that is coloured blue to allow for the easy identification of covered areas.
Can you render over blue grit?
Yes, the CLD30 should be fine to go directly on to the blue grit – lots of people apply our lime products over blue grit.
Where can I use blue grit?
Blue Grit is chiefly used to create a smooth surface, this aids with applying the likes of concrete, paint, plaster and tiles onto walls. It also enhances the grip and bonding between materials, meaning that the application is incredibly strong and long-lasting.