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IntroductionWall finisher is the final and finishing work in the work element of a building or spaces. Fine finish and tidy can describe the status of the building while giving exciters and turn the space environment. Quality finishes depending on the installation, efficiency, skills and materials used. The function of finisher is to create cheerful environment in the building, to have a comfortable environment to the user, as a absorption of fire, water and sound. Furthermore, the function of the finisher is cover the defect or damage at the building and its became a statue of the building.

Features Of Finisher The area used to be easy to clean of dirt. Not require regular maintenance. Not be too smooth as to be dangerous to consumers. Has good durability and fire resistance properties.


Wall Plaster.The walls are built of ordinary brick or building block will leave a rough surface and messy. Therefore finishing work should be possible to produce a perfect material and interesting. One way that commonly done is to plastering the wall surface. The work can be done in various ways such as rough finish, smooth finish, and etc. For exterior walls other than to the purpose of finishing the plastering work needs to be done to protect the wall from weather and also to maintain percolation of water through crevices hair there in connection and also on brick or building surface. Apart from the plaster layer has its thermal and sound proof are good.

Wall FinisherThere is a various type of wall finisher such as: 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. 12. 13. 14. 15. 16. Stained Glass Finish Pebbles Finish Flakes Finish Coral Finish Canfor Finish Tile Cladding Wood Paneling Sand Textured Finish Laminate Finish Marble Powder Finish Plaster Of Paris Glass Mosaic Finish Gypsum Plaster Finish Designer Mirror Finish Cement Plastered Finish Wallpaper Finish


Stained Glass Finish It involves lot of creative work. The glass is decorated with itching, frosting, glass pasting and finally colouring with suitable colours according to the theme. The stained glass panels are used on walls and ceilings.


Pebbles Finish This a very simple and attractive finish obtained by pasting small pebbles on the walls with cement mortar as an adhesive. Pebbles finish is usually preferred for exterior facade. It is also commonly used to give nice flowing effect to the waterfalls that are created especially designed for Hotel Interiors or as a part of Exterior Landscaping.

Flake Finisher It is a special material used to enhance the elevation treatment of the building. It is majorly used for the exterior facade. It has also been used for the interiors but to a very small extent. Application of flakes finish is avoided in the interiors because chipping off of flakes is a trouble. The flakes are applied with a trovel on walls over a coat of adhesive.


Coral Finish Coral finish is similar to Plaster of Paris Finish and Gypsum Plaster Finish. Coral is the name of a type of plastering material. It gives a rough edgy finish.

Confour Finish Canfor finish is also known as Faux finish. This material is used for the interiors of residences. It adds a unique aesthetic appeal to the place. It comes in 6mm thickness and in different designs. This finish is chosen when a false finish is to be given. It gives a stone wall or brick wall effect.


Tile Finish Different tiles, for example, granite, marble, glazed tiles or vitrified tiles are used for tile cladding. Tiles are available in a variety of colours and shapes. The selection of tiles depends on the place where it is to be applied i.e. interior facade or exterior facade.

Wood PanelingIt is a decorative treatment done with wooden panels on the walls in various designs. The material used can be plywood or wood covered with veneer or laminate


Sand Textured Finish Sand Textured finish is used to give fine texture to the wall. This wall finish is not very commonly used because of its grains coming out.

Laminate Finish Laminate comes in various colours and designs. It comes in the form of sheet and is pasted with fevicol on Plywood. The plywood dimension is 4 feet times 8 feet with 3mm thickness.


Marble Powder Finish This is a very smooth finish. The finish looks like Marble flooring. This finish is obtained by mortar of marble powder, white cement and water. It is applied manually.

Plaster Of Paris Plaster of Paris or simply plaster is a type of building material based on calcium sulphate hemihydrates. This is a smooth finish achieved by plaster of Paris generally applied on internal walls.


Glass Mosaic Finish Glass mosaic tiles are small 1x1 on a cloth to get a workable size 12x12 and this tile is pasted with an adhesive on wall surfaces. It can also be pasted on curved surfaces. It comes in different colours and generally used in swimming pools.

Gypsum Plaster Finish This just like plaster of Paris finish but gypsum based material is used to prepare mortar. It is more durable and finer as compared to Plaster of Paris Finish


Designed Mirror Finish Designer mirrors are obtained by small pieces on walls to create mural like design.

Cement Plastered Finish It is prepared in the form of mortar with cement, sand and water in proper proportions and applied on masonry manually to achieve a smooth finish or sand faced finish.

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Wallpaper Finish Wallpaper finisher came in various type, size and design. The way to install the wallpaper is by glue that suitable for wall and wallpaper.

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Advantages and Disadvantages Of Wall FinisherAdvantages Disadvantages


1. Difficult to RepairWhen plaster cracks or crumbles due to shifting foundations or a strong blow to the wall, repairing the problem is tricky. Damaged plaster must be cut and scraped out, says Home Tips, without damaging the intact wall material. If the damage is severe, the lath or other backing requires replacement as well. Plaster also changes color slightly as it ages, so new patches are brighter and stand out if you don't paint the entire wall after the repair.

If properly mixed and applied, a plaster coating creates a stronger and more durable wall finish than drywall, says Ask the Builder. The chemical reaction that occurs when water evaporates out of the plaster mixture develops strong bonds in the mixture. Plaster is more resistant to knocks and dents in most cases. The lath, or backing, used behind the plaster also affects its strength. A modern metal lath or tough backing boards are more durable than the thin wooden lath strips used in historical houses.

1. Easier Installation

1. CostDespite the extra labor of hanging and finishing drywall, it tends to be less expensive than plastering. Workers who are trained in the art of plaster application charge more for their time due to their specialized skills. Veneer plaster, which involves a single finishing layer of plaster over a backing board, costs less than traditional two or three coat finishes. Veneer finishes are less durable but have an average cost closer to drywall.

Drywall produces copious amounts of dust when cut and sanded. Finishing the drywall to a smooth surface takes multiple days because the joint compound that seals the seams between boards needs to dry before another coat is added. Plaster doesn't produce any dust except for a small amount released when water is first added to the powder. It also doesn't require sanding and, if multiple coats are used, they usually are applied before the bottom layer is completely dried. A plaster wall takes less time to finish and produces less mess.

ConclusionWall finisher came in various type such as Stained Glass Finish, Pebbles Finish, Flakes Finish, Coral Finish, Canfor Finish, Tile Cladding, Wood Paneling, Sand Textured Finish, Laminate Finish, Marble Powder Finish, Plaster Of Paris, Glass Mosaic Finish, Gypsum Plaster Finish, Designer Mirror Finish, Cement Plastered Finish and Wallpaper Finish. Everything in these world are not perfect, they have their advantages and disadvantages. Wall finishing make the building more beautiful, grand, and comfortable for the user.

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