Remove gypsum plaster

Gypsum plaster is easy to work with and inexpensive. It provides a pleasant room climate. Thanks to its positive properties, even less experienced craftsmen like to use this plaster. But if it has to be removed again, the effort is great.

Gypsum plaster needs strong equipment

Once properly plastered, plaster of paris is stuck and difficult to remove. To get rid of it, you can choose several methods. Manual work with a wide spatula or chisel and a hammer is tedious. This method is only recommended for removing plaster of paris from a small area of wall.
You should work on large walls or even entire rooms with an electric spatula. Large amounts of dust are generated when working with the spatula. Gypsum plaster can also be removed with an electric scraper. The electric scraper moves back and forth and handles rather thin layers of plaster. A cleaning milling machine works with milling wheels. They cut the plaster off the wall. The milling depth can be adjusted to the thickness of the plaster layer. This prevents too deep milling and damage to the masonry beneath the plaster. Modern devices vacuum the dust during the milling process. The other electronic tools can also be coupled to a vacuum cleaner depending on the design.

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Do not forget dust mask

Canceling or fripping of gypsum plaster is associated with strong dust development. The fine dust loads the respiratory tract and can lead to irritation and other health problems. A dust mask protects you from these impairments. Dust masks are available in different qualities. Under the designation FFP2 you get a dust mask with a filter performance, as needed for demolition work. When canceling gypsum plaster, it offers good protection. An FFP2 dust mask is equipped with an exhalation valve. You can easily exhale when wearing the mask. The spent air is derived by the valve.

Tips & Tricks Gypsum regulates the climate in living spaces by drawing excess moisture from the air and releasing it again when the room air is too dry. This property makes it a versatile building material for the renovation and renovation of interiors.