How to Choose Between Dry Lining and Plaster

For centuries wet plaster work has been the traditional finish for internal walls. It gives a smooth finish, as well as providing heat insulation and noise reduction. Plastering technique involves the use of wet materials which harden when they dry. By contrast, dry lining uses plasterboard, which is cut to the shape of the wall, and then attached, to create a paint-ready surface. So, dry lining or plastering, which is best?

In this article the Logic Plastering team looks at both applications, considers the benefits of each, and offers a guide for choosing between the two.