Alternative to plasterboard adhesive

Discussion in 'Builders' Talk' started by DIYDave., May 22, 2017.

  1. DIYDave.

    DIYDave. Screwfix Select

    hi all

    I've got a small-ish (less than 1m sq) piece of PB to bond to an internal wall (rough plaster finish)

    Haven't got any PB adhesive but have got bonding plaster or easifill in my garage

    Just wondering if either of these would do the job instead of buying the correct product - thanks
     
  2. Jitender

    Jitender Screwfix Select

    Insta Stick expanding foam can be used to stick plasterboard sheets, there is a thread on this somewhere.
     
  3. Jord86

    Jord86 Screwfix Select

    For that size, just gripfill or silicone it on. As Jit says foam would be best but gripfill or silicone is two quid compared to eight quid. As long as you don't have to set the plasterboard flush with existing levels any of these would be fine.
     
  4. CGN

    CGN Screwfix Select

    Bonding plaster will stick it!

    Use it myself sometimes if out of board adhesive. Or foam, Stixall...chewing gum :)
     
    Last edited: May 22, 2017
  5. DIYDave.

    DIYDave. Screwfix Select

    Cheers for all above ideas and suggestions - a good range of options indeed

    Usually happy to buy correct materials but for this job will use bonding plaster I recon :)
     
  6. Rob_bv

    Rob_bv Active Member

    Soudal's PU adhesive foam (the pink stuff) is very good - will happily stick plasterboard to pretty much anything!
     

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