plasterboard tape

Hi, can I use paper tape over plasterboard joints on new kitchen extension, then plaster skim over

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No a fibre tape must be used.
23rd Jan 2017
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Sas building contractors
2 Reviews, 100% Positive
Better to use scrim tape. Doesn't cost much more & much easier to fix as it is self sticky
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22nd Dec 2016
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L.A Plastering London
1 Reviews, 100% Positive
No! Skrim tape over joints before plastering.
27th Jan 2017
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M.M Construction
8 Reviews, 88% Positive
better using a scrim tape, that what its designed for.
4th Jan 2017
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david urquhart : plasterer
4 Reviews, 100% Positive
For best results use self adhesive fibre tapes. Paper tape tends to blow off.
28th Dec 2016
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No wouldn't recommend it better with white scrim
21st Jan 2017
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Sergii Ieromenko
4 Reviews, 75% Positive
Better way to use a self sticky tape wich made from fibre. Thanks
7th Feb 2017
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You can use paper tape on joints if you are to fill over the top with easy fill. Also bearing in mind the plaster board is tappered rather than straight edge.
1st Jan 2017
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yes you can but it is better grid
5th Jan 2017
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Yes you can.the tapes basically there to cover the joints for the plaster go grip to
1st Feb 2017
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Matt
2 Reviews, 100% Positive
Best to use scrim tape. Sometimes you can yes but it's not the best
4th Feb 2017
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Ash's building & design solutions
1 Reviews, 100% Positive
no please dont do it. it will fall off soon after drying up.
you need proper skimming mesh tape for this purpose.

many thanks
2nd Jan 2017
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Adam building construction
4 Reviews, 100% Positive
I am afraid you must use scrim/plasterboard tape to all the joins before plastering.
5th Feb 2017
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Dragancld
0 Reviews
Yes can you use paper for joints.it's specific paper.
31st Jan 2017
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I-Plaster
0 Reviews
I would recommend not using paper tape but use the mesh scrim tape instead as it allows for more flexibility and not prone to splitting like paper tape. I always us FibaTape as it is highly adhesive so sticks well.
27th Feb 2017
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EXPRESS BUILDING SERVICE
3 Reviews, 100% Positive
Hi. Yes you can easy
28th Feb 2017
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No, as its paper the water content in the plaster will soak into the paper tape and bubble up and in some cases come away from the plasterboard.
28th Feb 2017
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It would be better to use fibre tape, known as scrim to cover crack then unibond and skim. Paper tape is not good quality and is mainly used for artex or drylining, but does occasionally lift.
22nd Apr 2017
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Maybrook
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Yes that's no problem although scrim tape is easier ad it's self adhesive
20th Mar 2017
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M.A.D Home Improvement
2 Reviews, 100% Positive
Yes this can be done to prevent cracking due to joint movement
26th Jun 2017
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ALL PROPERTY ASPECTS
2 Reviews, 100% Positive
Hi I would use scrim the plaster will take better.
5th Apr 2017
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SOLID INSTALLATIONS LIMITED
2 Reviews, 0% Positive
Ideally you want to be using scrim tape before plastering. Jointing tape may make your Plasterers life difficult if not done correctly.
23rd Feb 2017
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LAS
1 Reviews, 100% Positive
the best way use scrim tape over plasterboard joints
then plaster skim over
20th Jun 2017
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stylesplastering
1 Reviews, 100% Positive
Best useing skrim tape on boards if you are plastering it. If you are useing paper tape you are best to go over it with easy fill and then a layer of joint cement the then sand it down and then primer for painting .hope that helps cheers eddie
25th Jun 2017
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APT Plasterers
0 Reviews
No,use the correct scrim tape.
17th Jul 2017
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Leedec services ltd
7 Reviews, 100% Positive
You wouldn't need to as if you tape and joint it,using papperd or scrim tape,3 applications of filler and then a good sand back followed by a mist coat
14th Apr 2017
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Bird plastering
2 Reviews, 100% Positive
Hi. I would use scrim tape for plasterboard as it has a sticky adhesive plus it strengthens the joints . Dont use paper tape
3rd Jul 2017
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Pipe Dreams Services Ltd
1 Reviews, 100% Positive
you need to use Scrim Tape
31st Mar 2019
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