Plaster bark beetle for the facade
This type of plaster is one of the ways of decorative finishing of walls both outside and inside the premises. The plaster got its name due to the formation of grooved surfaces after application.
The bark beetle plaster contains cement and marble chips. Moreover, the consumption of material directly depends on the grain size of this very marble crumb — the smaller it is, the less consumption, and vice versa.
Pros and cons of facing the facade of the house with decorative bark beetle plaster
Among the advantages of such a finish are strength, naturalness, environmental friendliness and resistance to mechanical stress. The walls of the house with such a cladding are not afraid of temperature changes, they are easy to clean and do not fade.
Of the minuses — in case of accidental damage to the plaster area, it will not be possible to restore it on your own, you will have to call a specialist for help.
What bark beetle plaster for the facade is better?
Since this mixture for decorative wall decoration is available in several forms, you need to be able to make a choice. So, bark beetle plaster for the facade can be gypsum and acrylic.
The difference between acrylic plaster is in a more complex application. And to comply with all the subtleties and nuances, this work should be performed exclusively by a professional builder.
In return, you will get a more attractive and rich appearance of the house. Acrylic compositions are sold ready-made in buckets. Before applying it, you can choose any color of coloring.
Of course, mixing paint with plaster is not necessary manually, but on a special machine, because otherwise you will not be able to achieve complete similarity of colors in several buckets.
Gypsum plaster is produced in dry form. You will have to mix it yourself. But you can completely master the work of applying it to the walls yourself.
Finishing the facade of a private house with bark beetle plaster
The preparation of the solution must be carried out with strict observance of the instructions attached to the dry mixture. Further, before starting to apply decorative plaster, you need to prepare the walls — level them and cover them with a special primer mixture with quartz sand.
Bark beetle plaster can be applied with an ordinary metal spatula, pressing it to the surface at an angle of 60 degrees. Then you need to apply strokes with a plastic grater. Strokes of various sizes and configurations are obtained by applying different intensities and directions of grater movements.