Is anybody having trouble with there skimming at the moment ... seems to take ages to go off and is nowhere near as good as it used to be ..
Its all depending on how you use the multi finsih which additives you use and plus the cold weather plays a massive part in it
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I be live it's got glue in it now so don't have to pva walls.but it's better than going off to quick
What are you using. Or was the bag left open. Try when mixing it use a little warm water and give it a good mix.
Find it just as good as before different services different drying times and we are approaching winter so colder to.
The standard going off time from when it's first applied to the wall or ceiling is generally 2 hours. This can vary slightly dependant of the temperature of the room and how thick you have applied it also.
From the time you mix up your first coat of plaster you have approximately 3 hours to get it flat, smooth and level. For the plaster to fully dry and cure it takes around three days.
Quality of skim is the same.
Could be weather or conditions of walls
Turn the heating on or open some windows
Indeed, product is different now. You can always try to use plaster accelerator- half time.
The bags of multi finishe have had issues lately easy fix solution is a additive from eazymix to set it faster
The standard going off time from when it's first applied to the wall or ceiling is generally 2 hours.
The colder the weather the longer it takes
Depending on what surface your plastering depends on drying time a pro will know the times of all backgrounds
You could try mixing with dirty water, it should go off alot quicker.
Depending on the background skim can be ready for decorating in as little as 3-4 days