Appearance: Smooth white paste
Application: Interior only, can be applied with a steel trowel or paint scraper
Spreading rate: 2.5-3.5m² / kg. Dependant on roughness and porosity of the plaster.
Drying time: 4-6 Hours drying time depending on film thickness and temperature.
Packaging: 35kg only
Colours: Off white
Contractorskim is ready to use for skimming new interior plaster surfaces, to achieve smooth, top quality plaster finish prior to painting
It fills minor cracks, imperfections and smoothens the texture of the surface, leaving behind a perfect finish to fully appreciate velvet or sheen paints.
ContractorSkim offers a combined solution that fills fine cracks and minor imperfections and prepares the entire surface for its final coat.
ContractorSkim will give a continuous good finish if applied on wood or steel floated plaster.
ContractorSkim can also be used in conjunction with PlasterSkim.
Interior use only
Contractor Skim is designed as a replacement for the traditional first coater or filler coat that is usually preceded with a series of crack filling and spotting.
Contractor Skim offers a combined solution that fills fine cracks and minor imperfections and prepares the entire surface for its final coat.
Contractor Skim will give a continuous good finish if applied on wood or steel floated plaster.
Our range of quality skimming products are a high solids, buttery trowelling compounds, designed to ensure a perfectly smooth & ready to paint surface when correctly applied.
Best applied using a plasterer’s steel trowel (or large paint scraper), by pressing firmly against the substrate and laying down a thin film in a sweeping action.
Ease of use:
All our skim’s are premixed and ready for use and may be closed up and re-used as required.
Unless otherwise specified, priming and undercoating is not required.
All decorative emulsion and enamel paints can be used as suitable topcoats.
Where to use:
PlasterSkim: Filling small and hairline cracks and smoothing of minor surface imperfections.
FullSkim: Used to pre-fill deeper imperfections, as a first coat to remove textured surfaces and as the jointing compound on drywall systems.
ContractorSkim: Designed to fill the grain and provide a smooth first coat finish on new plaster.
PlasterFix: Filling and fixing of deeper cracks with good side adhesion.