Frequentyly asked questions
What are the alternatives for tiles in bathrooms?
Can I have a bathroom without tiles?
What is the best material to use on bathroom walls?
One of the best product dedicated to bathroom walls is tadelakt, which is natural, durable and waterproof. Tadelakt is a lime-based plaster which has been used for centuries and still amazes with its timeless look. Bathrooms, due to many surfaces exposed to moisture, require waterproof solutions, so besides tadelakt, microcement or Venetian plaster may also be a good solution.
How can I decorate my floor without tiles?
Is Tadelakt waterproof?
Does Tadelakt crack?
How do you clean Tadelakt?
When it comes to tadelakt, the simple solution is the best solution, so you can clean it with water and a soft sponge. If you want to do something extra you can add a small amount of olive oil soap to the water. Tadelakt doesn’t require a special procedure to maintain, this is why it works so well in frequently used areas.
Can you use tadelakt in a shower?
What is lime plaster made of?
Is there a waterproof plaster?
Is lime plaster more expensive?
What is waterproof plaster?
Waterproof plaster is a hardened surface that is resistant to water and therefore is ideal for wet areas. A great waterproof plaster is tadelakt, which is a completely natural and safe product.
What is Marmorino plaster?
Marmorino is a type of plaster based on calcium oxide and used for decorating internal and external walls. This product can be used for finishing many different surfaces with a matt, satin or glossy effect. Marmorino was originally used in Roman times, but during the Renaissance period, it regained its popularity.
How do you plaster a wall?
Is Marmorino waterproof?
Yes, Marmorino has waterproofing properties. It also has antibacterial properties which make it very desirable in premium bathrooms and other wet areas. It is not limited to indoor use, you can also find it outdoors.
What is the difference between Venetian plaster and Marmorino?
The difference between Venetian plaster and other lime plaster, such as Marmorino, is that there are no aggregates in it. Traditional plaster contains aggregates such as marble or granite. Other plasters are similar in design to Venetian plasters, but these aggregates give them thickness and subtle texture.
What is called a decorative plaster?
Decorative plaster is often called a 'plasterwork' and this name refers to a durable plaster used to carve decorative elements directly onto an inner or outer wall or surface. There are many types and styles in which such plaster can be used, which is why it has been used for decorative purposes for centuries.
Can you use Venetian plaster in a bathroom?
Definitely yes! Venetian plaster creates a marble-like structure and has been a very sophisticated decorative element for years. This product is water-resistant and completely environment friendly, which is ideal for elegant bathrooms. Its structure is very durable and timeless.
Is microcement waterproof?
Yes, microcement is waterproof and hardwearing, that is why it is often used outdoors as well as indoors, especially in wet areas.
Can you use microcement in a bathroom?
What is microcement?
What are the types of natural wall finishes?
There are many different types of plaster finishes. The basic ones can be divided into matt, satin and glossy finish, but it is also possible to create a plaster with a specially adapted structure. The special ones include those resembling wood, leather and many others.
What types of Venetian polished plaster are there?
There are many different types of Venetian plaster on the market. However, to identify a few of the most popular ones, it is worth noting Marmorino, Scagliola and Sgraffito. Marmorino is distinguished by its many finishing options, from matt through satin to shiny, and has been used since Roman times. Scagliola resembles a marble incrustation and has been used since the 17th century. Sgraffito is associated with the application of a thin layer of one colour and then scraping it off in places to reveal another.
What is the best waterproof product to use on bathroom walls?
What is tadelakt?
What is travertino?
Travertino was already used in ancient Egypt. It is a natural stone which is very easy to process, which makes it a very good material for interior decoration. The main characteristic of such a stone is the holes that are formed by carbon dioxide evasion.
What is stucco?
Stucco was already known in the ancient Roman times. It consists mainly of lime, fine-grained sand and sometimes also a filler made of marble dust. Stucco is a fine material used for decorative purposes on walls and ceilings. The application of this product requires great care.