How long to leave plaster to dry?

How long should I leave a freshly plastered bedroom before painting?

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Handyman Rob
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Plaster board 3 days
Backing plaster 6 days
11th Aug 2020
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SB Building Services
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If just skim leave till pink and not dark/damp, will dry out very quickly a 4-5 days open windows/doors if poss to air room
12th Aug 2020
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2 days
14th Aug 2020
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Depending , usually couple of days but sometimes the waiting time may be overa a week to dry properly. But If the walls have a smooth finish with filler , the painting can be done in 24-48 hours time.
21st Aug 2020
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Rdlr tiling
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Ideally a week but you can tell when the plaster is dry enough to paint on
25th Aug 2020
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P-Kass-o
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Hello,
It depends on wall mterial,
Plaster board usuall dries faster. Preferably leave at least one week before paint and sometime may need up to 3 weeks.
24th Aug 2020
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2 days is a better for start painting
27th Aug 2020
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They say a week but as long as it all one colour lightened up 3 or 4 days should be fine also use proper undercote for fresh plaster or water down emulsion or it will flake off when you repaint the room later
2nd Sep 2020
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Depending on the room temperature you should leave it around 18 to 24 hours. As you will be painting on a newly plastered wall/ceiling you should apply the same amount of water to the amount of paint used as the plaster will suck the moisture from the paint.
12th Sep 2020
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Franklin building
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3 to 4 days depending on how warm the room is
24th Sep 2020
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