Bathroom build 3

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With the ceiling boarding complete, we started taping & jointing the boards to provide a (hopefully) smooth finish to the new ceiling.

The joins were taped with plasterboard tape and skimmed over with a thin coat of plaster.

After letting this go off for 24 hours we then attacked the ceiling with a sanding pad and lots and lots of elbow grease.

Eventually, the end result was a nearly perfectly smooth ceiling, ready for sealing & painting!

Here’s the room so far looking towards the shower…

We’ve also applied a Dunlop shower tanking/waterproofing kit to the walls immediately around the shower tray. This should help to ensure that the plasterboard is fully protected against damage from moisture by creating a waterproof rubberised top-coat from floor to nearly ceiling height on the walls most exposed to water.

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