Can you fix shelves to plasterboard?George CharlesTo put up shelves on a plasterboard wall you will need to find 2 studs to which the plasterboard will be attached to.
What will sick plasterboard to walls?George CharlesYou can use any adhesive and the method to apply it is "dot and dap" which is evenly spaced dots around the plasterboard to make sure it sticks well.
How often should I screw plasterboard?George CharlesYou should nail or screw every 300mm around the ends of the sheet and any openings.
Is plasterboard waterproof?George CharlesYes, plasterboard is 100% waterproof and compliantly non-combustible, so it is ideal for showers and bathrooms where there will be a lot of moisture in the air.
What is the best adhesive for plasterboard?George CharlesThe ideal adhesive is Unibond No More Nails because it's strong and ideal for heavy-duty adhesion and it eliminates the need for screws or nails.
What do you put on plasterboard before painting?George CharlesDefinitely make sure the plasterboard is sealed before painting. Give it a light sand down to make sure that the surface is smooth but don’t use silk or vinyl on bare plasterboard.
Can I tile straight onto plasterboard in a shower?George CharlesIt is fine to tile on it as it is, you could do a coat of primer but it’s not necessary.
Do you need to seal plasterboard with PVA?George Charles
Do you need to seal plasterboard with PVA?
No, never seal plasterboard with PVA. Before painting the new plaster, you need a sealer to prime the surface.