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August 22, 2016 23:12

To align the walls in the apartment with his hands

Dear readers leading construction portal StroyDay.ru.I recently learned that on this site, you can publish the story of his repair and decided to share - my walls leveling technology in the apartment.I have to say that the alignment of the walls - a rather complicated process and under the force of every owner, but if you are determined, then you will succeed, so let's begin.

How to align the wall in the apartment

How to align the wall in the apartment

Why align the wall?

Article Contents

  • 1 Why align the wall?
  • 2 Materials and tools needed to align
  • 3 step instructions for leveling the walls in the apartment without beacons
    • 3.1 Video - how to align the wall without using beacons Part 1
    • 3.2 Video - How to align wallswithout using beacons part 2

walls are aligned for many reasons, of course initially - it is an aesthetic component.The appearance of your apartment entirely depends on the geometry of your walls and smoother than they have, the more expensive and more refined look your apartment.Of particula

r value attached lined walls with putty, but not sheathed plasterboard, becauseLast visually reduces the space of the apartment, and also creates a disadvantage associated with its performance characteristics (on drywall difficult to hang pictures, mirrors, etc.).

In addition, owners of apartments with the broken geometry of the walls (most often this happens in the so-called "Khrushchev") suffer from wavy plinths (as ceiling and floor) that echo the walls loop and disrupt the visual geometry in your apartment.If you are faced with a similar situation, then the alignment of the walls - it's a great solution for you.

Materials and tools needed to align

  1. 2 trowel - large (about 40 cm in length) and a small scoop of plaster.

    Spatula and pelvis to align walls

    spatula and bowl for leveling walls

  2. Gypsum plaster applied by hand - VOLMA LAYER.This does not require plaster spackling, which greatly facilitates the task.The average cost of the plaster is 500-600 rubles per bag.

    Gypsum plaster Volma layer for walls leveling

    Volma Gypsum plaster layer for leveling walls

  3. primer Ceresit CT 17 Winter.

    The primer Ceresit CT 17 Winter

    primer Ceresit CT 17 Winter

  4. drill and a special nozzle (mixer) for fast preparation of plaster solution.
  5. Finishing white putty Vetonit.

    Caulking finish

    Caulking finish

step instructions for leveling the walls in the apartment without beacons

  1. So, the materials and tools ready it's time to start leveling.Initially, prepare the wall, tear away the old wallpaper and smooth out the surface.In order to make the surface of the walls of old wallpaper it is necessary to moisten the wallpaper with water using a spray (which is sprayed colors) thanks to remove old wallpaper is easier.
    Strip off old wallpaper from the walls

    tear away old wallpaper from the walls

  2. Then unscrew all the screws and bolts on my walls no screws were not the exception of a stretch ceiling, which I took, as well as a special attachment which ITV hung on the wall.Turn off all fasteners and screws from the walls.

    Wall mount

    Wall Mount

  3. Fixing removed.The next step - is the outlet and light.For my TV, which will be located on the wall I decided to make the socket.So with the help of grinders cut wall and paving the wiring, it is desirable to lay the wiring in the cable channels.

    Route wires under the outlet in the wall

    Route wires under the outlet in the wall

  4. Hole outlet must be drilled with a special drill on a round nozzle.

    Hole outlet

    Hole outlet

  5. next step - is to wash the walls.Priming the walls need to putty the wall grip was strong enough.

    Gruntuem wall with a brush or roller

    Gruntuem wall with a brush or roller

  6. Primer wall completed?Now we proceed to embedding the seams.In order to maximize seal the well wall must be added to a solution of PVA glue and then the solution was mixed using a drill with a special nozzle.The process of mixing the solution, you can see in the video below.
  7. Next comes the next stage - the draft application layer.The rough coat is applied using a plaster, which is sometimes mixed with the building with white glue for a strong adhesion to the wall surface.
  8. plastering produced not spontaneously, ideally you need to install special construction beacons, adjusted using the spirit level and then on the basis of using the construction rules to apply the plaster on the wall, but it is a very expensive way in terms of the flow of plaster.Simply use the building level and differential mark with a pencil the gaps, and then place the data to apply the plaster.The process of alignment of the walls without beacons will be shown in the video below.

Video - how to align the wall without using beacons Part 1

Video - how to align the wall without using beacons Part 2

When rough finish over comes the next part - is to wash the walls and finishing topcoat(putty Vetonit).It is worth noting that the putty Vetonit applied quite simply unlike plaster coating process which is very heterogeneous and causes difficulties for novice builders.

Worn black wall plaster - photo

Wall overwritten rough plaster - photo