What Are The Defects Found In Plaster Work?

blistering

Development of one or more localized swellings on the prepared surface of the plaster.


blistering
blistering

hoof

The development of one or more cracks that cannot be assigned for structural reasons.

hoof
hoof

Madness

Development of a series of hair cracks on the surface of the finished plaster. Known as ‘map craze’, when it creates a random pattern on the surface of the affected wall.

Madness
Madness

flourish

The deposition of soluble salts on the surface of plaster or background.

flourish
flourish

fading

Scaling away of a patch of plaster surface due to lack or loss of adhesion with the previous coat.

smiling

The presence on the plaster surface of the pattern of joints or uniform breaks in the continuity of the surface characteristics of the background.


smiling
smiling

peeling

Removal of substantial areas of plaster work from the background.

peeling
peeling

popping or blowing

The presence on the plaster surface of a conical hollow (pop or blow) in the backing and/or finishing coat.

Er. Mukesh Kumar

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Er. Mukesh Kumar is Editor in Chief and Co-Funder at ProCivilEngineer.com Civil Engineering Website. Mukesh Kumar is a Bachelor in Civil Engineering From MIT. He has work experience in Highway Construction, Bridge Construction, Railway Steel Girder work, Under box culvert construction, Retaining wall construction. He was a lecturer in a Engineering college for more than 6 years.