Importance or Objectives of Plastering
To improve the appearance of the surface by providing an even, smooth, regular, clean and finished surface.
In case of external plastering, the objective is to preserve and protect the surface from atmospheric influences by acting as a protective coating.
In case of internal plastering, the basic object is to protect the surfaces against dust.
To conceal the defective workmanship and to cover up the use of inferior quality and porous material and joints formed in masonry work.
To provide a satisfactory base or ground for decorating the surface by applying white washing, painting, colour washing or dis-tempering.
To fill up the cracks detected in the structure during maintenance process.