Strip and mortar work is a method for completing the inward surfaces of a house and was extremely normal up to the presentation of plasterboards plaster mouldings dublin in the 1950’s. This technique for inner completing comprises of flimsy portions of wood, called slats that were either sawn or riven (split along the grain),which are nailed cross-ways onto the lumber structure of the house roughly 1/4″ or 6mm separated. The strip was then covered with a mortar, typically a two coat haired lime mortar blend and evened out off. A further flimsy layer of fine mortar was applied in no time thereafter and trowelled smooth to give a decent and sturdy completion. Numerous slat and plasterwork walls and roofs endured above and beyond 100 years prior to requiring fixes separated for typical enlivening, a few strip and mortar roofs have been set up for a few hundred years, particularly in the UK. A significant component of this development is the 6mm hole between the strips, as this gives a ‘key’ to the mortar as it pushes through and swells out the rear of the slat marginally. This urgent keying of the plasterwork is likewise the wellspring of most plasterwork disappointments; […] read more