Plaster “bark”: photos examples of successful application of the material

Textured plaster “bark”: photos clearly show, is today one of the most popular facing materials, which is convenient in application and is able to create not only a beautiful cover, and to protect the base from negative environmental influences and mechanical damage. Read more about this versatile material, you can learn from this article.

Textured plaster “bark beetle” is used to create a reliable and beautiful covering for the facade and interior walls

The contents

  • 1 Plaster “woodworm”: photo examples and a description of the composition
  • 2 Distinctive features of plaster “bark beetle”
  • 3 Types of decorative textured plaster for the walls. Photos examples of finishes
    • 3.1 What is plaster better? Especially popular compositions
  • 4 Decorative plaster “bark beetle”. The price of the material and the cost of the work
    • 4.1 characteristics of the plaster “bark beetle” Tserezit
  • 5 Where it can be used textured plaster “bark beetle”?
    • 5.1 Design of a house facade plaster “bark beetle”. Photos of private homes
  • 6 Facing surfaces plaster “bark beetle”. Video slide show

Plaster “bark”: photos and examples description

The title material was due to the fact that it creates a surface that resembles the structure of the tree, eaten by larvae of beetles. The surface of the plaster has a grooved structure. These grooves have a different direction, size, depth, length and accuracy.

Textured plaster “bark” can be used to cover the facade of the building, even insulation

The plaster consists of two fractions: small, in the form of a filler, and large granules. The granules are round stones of approximately the same size. They determine the width of the grooves, the thickness of the layer and the consumption of plaster “bark beetle”. The number of granules in the material determines the accuracy of the drawing.

The principle of applying the plaster “bark beetle”, the video clearly shows the sequence of actions is the following: when on a flat surface using a metal trowel to apply the material with a thickness approximately equal to the size of the coarse fraction, the pellets begin to spread the filler, creating furrows. To move pellets horizontally, vertically, crosswise or in a circle, you can use rectangular plastic trowel. Is formed as a pattern reminiscent of wood, eaten by beetles-bark beetles.

Texture “bark” is created by applying several layers of plaster and the special tool — a plastic polishing trowel

In the application of decorative plaster “bark beetle” on the surface, do not be too put pressure on the trowel as longer and more will be rolled out material, the less noticeable will characteristic pattern. The surface in this case will be glossy, as in the use of Venetian plaster in the interior of the house, a photo that displays this effect on the surface of the walls.

A useful tip! Do not lay the material is too thick, what would be the reason for the appearance in a short time on the surface of the cracks.

In order to prepare the surface for the “beetle”, it is necessary to apply a base layer of plaster and let it dry

In the composition of the plaster “bark beetle” there are granules of a certain size, which determines the marking material. The particle size can be from 0.8 to 3.5 mm. on this Basis, it is possible to determine which works fit this mix. For example, if on the package marking is K20, which means that there are granules with a size of 2 mm.

The fine-grained plaster with a particle size from 0.8 to 1.5 mm are suitable for interior decoration of premises, and the material with coarse fractions from 2 to 3.5 mm is used for plaster facades. Photo examples illustrate the obtained textured effect.

To the surface of the “bark” was durable and had a presentable need to properly knead the mixture for stucco or purchase a ready-made part from the manufacturer

Granule size affects the depth of furrows in the finish and the flow rate per 1 m2 of plaster “bark beetle”.Thus, the compositions with larger fractions have a higher consumption than small patches. Plaster with granules of 2 mm and consumes 2.5 kg per 1 m2. At that time, as the flow of material from granules of 0.8 mm is about 1.8 kg per m2.

It is worth considering that the price per bag of plaster “bark beetle” with smaller fractions will be much higher. This is due to the complexity of the technology of filtering grains.

Depending on the pressure of the trowel on the surface you can get different texture and depth of the grooves

Distinctive features of plaster “bark beetle”

Advantages of this covering material are:

  • the use of plaster “bark beetle”, photos of facades and spaces inside the building clearly displays, to interior and exterior decoration;
  • high viscosity and good adhesion with base material thanks to the presence of mineral admixtures and polymeric materials in the mixture;

Textured plaster “bark beetle” blends beautifully in combination with ceramic tiles and natural or artificial stone

  • environmental safety of the material;
  • small weight of the surface formed by the facing material that does not create additional load on the wall and the Foundation;
  • has a high resistance to mechanical stress;
  • material in process of hardening, does not shrink, which prevents cracking;
  • has a high frost resistance, can withstand temperatures down to -55°C;
  • the material is resistant to UV exposure and the influence of an atmospheric precipitation;
  • able to withstand exposure to corrosive environment;

If there are no necessary skills of applying the plaster, causing the “bark” is better left to professionals

  • has good water vapor permeability, that allows walls to “breathe” and prevents the formation of mold and mildew on the surface;
  • easy coloring compositions of different colors;
  • long operation period without losing the original appearance;
  • good to go on brick, concrete, chipboard, gypsum base, sandwich panels and polystyrene plates, however, requires the creation of a base layer based on cement or gypsum plasters;
  • affordable price.

Decorative plaster “bark” can be easily dyed, which is very convenient if you need to frequently update the surface

Important! Plaster “bark” should not be applied on wood, metal, plastic or glass surface.

Types of decorative textured plaster for the walls. Photos examples of finishes

Plaster “bark” can be manufactured in a polymeric or mineral based. Polymers can be acrylic or silicate.

Composition for plaster “bark beetle” can have additional additives in the form of nacre or reflective particles

The mixture of the acrylic is of good adhesion and enhanced moisture resistance. Therefore, acrylic textured plaster, photo successful design solutions clearly display, widely used for lining of high humidity areas: showers, bathrooms, swimming pools. This material has good elasticity, moisture-proof and hydrophobic properties, and high adhesion to any surfaces. It is tinted in the mass, allowing you to select the most suitable color and create a spectacular and durable surface.

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The technology of applying the plaster “bark beetle”: peculiarities and stages of work

Particularities of external and internal finishes. Methods of application of the material. The options for creating a distinctive pattern.

The main disadvantages of the material is low permeability, which makes the application of the acrylic plaster is suitable only for non-breathable surfaces. In addition, this coating is flammable.

Acrylic textured plaster can be applied only on non breathable surface

Silicate plaster “bark beetle” has a good vapor permeability, water repellent, hydrophobic and barrier properties. The material has high adhesion to mineral bases, where it creates persistent to cover the cracks. Plaster is easily tinted and is represented by the variety of colors and shades that allows you to create presentable and unique surface. Prove it, photo finishing plaster facades of private homes and domestic premises.

Among the shortcomings of the material can provide high value. Also, before carrying out the works necessary to carry out priming of the surface with the use of the silicate mixture. Silicate plaster sets very quickly, so all the lining work should be carried out very quickly.

To obtain the rich color of plaster “bark beetle”, you must either paint the surface after finish, or you can buy ready-made, already with the addition of caramel, the mixture

Important! To get the desired color in the tinting composition, the mixture of coloration and material shall be from one manufacturer.

Mineral plaster is a mixture of cement and silica fume. It has high vapor permeability, fire resistance and frost resistance, making it an indispensable material for finishing the house outside. Decorative plaster “bark beetle,” the photo is clearly demonstrated, can be applied in several ways, able to create a complete and noble buildings. However, the material cannot be tinted to the finished solution, suggesting further work on the painting finished base.



Which plaster is the best? Especially popular compositions

Depending on the type of texture compound for plaster walls “bark beetle”, there are distinctive features of the technology application to the surface. Mineral blend requires minimal skill in drawing and applying polymer plaster is best left to professionals, since work with these compounds is much more complicated, which requires a certain experience.

Polymer decorative plaster on the walls, photos clearly confirm this, it looks much more aesthetic and attractive than a simple mineral. It is sold in the form of a solution completely suitable for the application. It is only necessary to color the material with a paint of the desired color.

Before applying the plaster, the wall must be primed efficiently

Mineral plaster is manufactured as a dry powder in bags, which requires preparation of working solution, but the cost is much lower acrylic. Another indisputable advantage of the polymer mixture before the heavy mineral composition is relatively small consumption of plaster “bark beetle”, which is about 3.2 kg per m2. At that time, as mineral material will need about 4.5-5 kg per m2. They also do not require subsequent painting of the finished surface, which reduces the time of work.

Polymer plaster more elastic, which eliminates cracking when thermal expansion of the material and shrinkage. Mineral mixture is not soft enough, so it is better to apply after the building will shrink.

The texture of the “bark” you can create with mineral plaster

A useful tip! To prevent the occurrence of bubbles and peeling at the cladding surface, polymer plaster “woodworm” should be applied to completely dry base.

Polymers are more durable and resistant to any kind of mechanical damage and the nature of the contamination. However, the material cost is much higher than the mineral equivalent.



Decorative plaster “bark beetle”. The price of the material and the cost of the work

Cost of plaster “bark beetle” depends on certain factors:

  • material type: dry or prepared, a polymer or a mineral;
  • the type of mixture: for indoor or outdoor use;
  • the size of the granules of the filler;
  • the country of the manufacturer.

The price for liquid plaster for walls, photos clearly show the appearance of the material will be higher than that of mixtures in dry form. For example, the bag of mineral plaster will cost 430 RUB, and the finished mixture will have to pay not less than 500 RUB.

Plaster beetle is not only used for facades of the building. but for the wall design in the kitchen, the hallway and even the ceiling

Amongst the reputed manufacturers of textured plaster “bark beetle”, you can select the company Ceresit, “BAUMIT” Kreisel, Bergauf, Knauf, “Bolars” and “Loofah”.

The cost of decorative plaster “Bolars” domestic producers is around 390 RUB. per bag. At that time, as German mix “Cruiser” or “Cerezyme” the same weight will cost 450-700 RUB over the bag.

High-quality formulations from reputable manufacturers to provide you with reliable coverage that meets all the standards of quality and safety

The material used for finishing exterior work, increased requirements for quality and strength. Therefore, the exterior stucco will cost more, ranging from 550 rubles. per bag. At the time, as for the interior, you can buy a decorative plaster “bark beetle” in just 400 rubles/bag.

You can also prepare the plaster “bark beetle” with their hands out dry ingredients. The process of manufacture is simple, but the difficulty lies in the strict observance of proportions that is not always possible to do at home. Therefore it is better to buy ready-made dry ingredients from the manufacturer.

For the design of building facades often make use of two-tone compositions of plaster “bark beetle”

Today, many construction organizations offer their services to implement the lining of internal structures and external surfaces of the building plaster “bark beetle”. The price per m2 depends on the complexity, footprint, availability, preparatory measures, type of facing material and technology of its application.

If you want to perform a simple finish facade finish building plaster “bark beetle”, the cost will be about 350 rubles/m2 (at 150-350 m2 surface area). If the area is less then the price for the execution of the veneer will start from 400 rubles. per 1 m2. When finishing interior walls plaster “woodworm” the price per m2 will be about 300 rubles.

In order to increase the adhesive properties of the coating of exterior walls with a reinforcing mesh

If you need to perform additional preparatory activities in view of the installation of reinforcing mesh and insulation before plaster “bark beetle”, the cost will be increased by 150-180 rubles/m2.

After performing surface-coated with plaster “bark beetle”, the price may include additional painting and coating layer that is about 500 RUB/m2.

Using textured plaster can be quickly and effectively transform the interior of the apartment

Characteristics of the plaster “bark beetle” Tserezit

The most popular brand that produces high-quality finishing materials, is the company Ceresit. It produces all kinds of plaster “bark” with different granularity.

Mixture, ST-35 is pigmentirovannoy plaster on mineral base. The size of granules can be 2,0; 2,5 and 3,5 mm. depending on this, consumption is respectively 2,8; 3,5 and 4,9 kg/m2. This composition is resistant to weathering, shock loads, has high frost, moisture resistance and vapor permeability. It involves the staining of the finished surface with the application of acrylic, silicone or silicate paint. Price plaster “woodworm” Tserezit mineral Foundation is 550-750 RUB.

Decorative plaster is sold in various packaging, which allows not to pay, there is a need to decorate a small surface

The material is perfect for lining the front of the house. Photos of private houses, the plaster where there has been a mineral makeup “beetle” proves that with cheap finishing material to create a durable and beautiful coating structure.

A good solution is the use of mineral plaster “woodworm” for the interior. This material can be used for lining the walls of balcony or loggia, which will create an additional layer of insulation.

Due to the large variety of colors and grain of plaster, it is possible to choose the most suitable coating for the interior

A useful tip! You should not use the plaster CT 35 for facing the surface of the drywall, plaster and chipboard.

Acrylic stucco ST-63 and ST-64 with a grain size of 3 mm and 2 mm, respectively, are rubber-like materials, resistant to mechanical damage and moisture. This material can be used as stucco for exterior walls of the house and the interior surfaces of any material, including chipboard, plaster and drywall. However, it is worth considering that because of its technical characteristics, the plaster can not be used for lining the base of the building. Consumption of plaster “bark beetle” ST-63 is 4.5 kg, and ST-64 – 3 kg per m2.

To cover the exterior walls of the building are used special formulations of plaster “bark beetle”, which possess a high resistance to weathering and mechanical stress

The silicate mixture ST-73 and ST-75 are flexible, easy to work, resistant to mechanical and weather resistant, vapor permeable compositions, which are applied to concrete, brick and plastered surfaces. Plaster walls “bark beetle” ST-75 will create not only an aesthetic surface, but also give it thermal insulation properties. This material can also be applied to the foam. Consumption per 1 m2 of plaster “bark beetle” is 3 kg for mixtures with granules of 2 mm, and 4.5 for the cladding material with a grain size of 3 mm.

Plaster ART-presents 175 silicate-silicone blend that combines all the advantages of silicone and silicate plasters. It is resistant to atmospheric precipitation, has a high rate of moisture resistance, resistance to UV radiation, and resistant to contamination and damage caused by mold and fungus. The consumption of decorative plaster “bark beetle” on 1 m2 is 3 kg.


Where can be used textured plaster “bark beetle”?

Today for facing of facades of private houses, public (hospitals, schools), commercial (clubs, restaurants, bars), industrial, office buildings, staircases and interior of apartments is widely used textured plaster “bark beetle”. With your hands, the video clearly shows the sequence of actions that can easily be applied the mixture to the surface, having a unique picture that depends entirely on the imagination of the performer.

In the apartment, plaster “bark beetle”, the photos clearly show, it is used for lining hallways, corridors, reception areas food in the kitchen as decorative arches, columns, partitions and even ceiling finish.

Decorative plaster can give any shape using special tools

Please note! For finishing the apartment, you can use the plaster without beacons in the case that the surface is pre-smoothed and leveled.

This material can be applied to any of the grounds which have good adhesion and not SAG over time. This applies to surfaces gypsum Board, brick, concrete, cement and particleboard.

With the addition of mother of pearl part of the “bark” you can achieve the effect of illumination of the surface

The material can be applied to the insulation system, specially prepared for the “beetle”. For the facade of the house, it can be mesh for thermal insulation, reinforcing mesh, primer ST-16 (the”Cerezyme”). For interior decoration applied plaster, putty, primer ST-17 (the”Cerezyme”).

Textured plaster walls, photos clearly show the coating process is a finish coating that is applied in a thin layer that is slightly greater than the diameter of the pellets. Therefore, the Foundation before applying textured plaster should be well cleaned, repaired all the cracks and depressions, leveled and primed.

Depending on the direction of movement of the trowel, you can obtain different textures on the surface of the plaster

A useful tip! You should not use the plaster “bark beetle” to fill the dents on the wall surface. She could only hide small flaws. A thick layer of material will look rough and unpresentable.

Very often for the decoration unique interior, textured plaster for the walls, photos on the Internet clearly confirm this, combined with other materials, allowing to embody the most unusual design solutions.



The design of a house facade plaster “bark beetle”. Photos of private homes

For veneer decorative plaster facade of the house, photos of country houses confirm the relevance of the material commonly used is acrylic or mineral mixture.

Using this material, you can create a unique pattern on the facing surfaces, which successfully emphasize the chosen style of the house. Plaster “beetle”, photos of interesting combinations and shades clearly confirm this, can be painted in any color, which creates additional variation for the realization of design intent.

Textured plaster “bark beetle” is one of the most popular methods of finishing the facade of the building

With the help of plaster “bark beetle”, photos of the facades of houses with the use of the material presented in this article clearly show that it is possible to create a presentable and a perfect view of the building in any style. Very often this material is used for finishing external surfaces of the building, designed in a Japanese direction, art Nouveau or Provence.

Today it is very popular combo façade house with stone and plaster. Photos of private homes made in this direction, emphasize the harmony, the originality and uniqueness of bold design solutions.

Decorative plaster used for decoration of buildings in any style — from hi-tech to rustic

Using decorative plaster facade of the house, photo of duplex houses visual proof, you can give a aged look that will surely set him in the forefront among the other buildings.

Plaster “beetle”, pictures of houses and interior spaces with its use demonstrate the popularity of the material, is a natural, versatile, strong and durable cladding material. It is able to create a secure base from mechanical and natural influences, and also gives the opportunity to realize any design idea.





Facing surfaces plaster “bark beetle”. Video slide show
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