The trouble with a gypsum-based filler is the speed at which is dries. Depending on the thickness, you’re looking at anywhere between three to 24 hours before the product is surface dry and therefore able to take wallpaper or paint. What’s more, you often get issues with slumping and shrinking, meaning you need to re-fill.
Luckily speeding up this process is easy with Dunlop Pro Décor fillers with Hydroloc® technology. By using a product such as Pro Décor Deep Filling Compound with Hydroloc®, you can fill the chase in one application and paint over just two hours later, without any risk of slumping or shrinking.
How does this work you may ask. Well it’s simple. Unlike gypsum products, which rely on water evaporation, our Hydroloc® products use the mix water as part of a chemical reaction to dry the filler.
And because it dries so quickly, it means you can overfill the chase or area of damage, leave for 45 minutes, then simply sand down or use a skimming blade or trowel to smooth it off.
A simple and effective way of filling in chases without the long wait, or endless re-fills.