back plastering

nounBuilding Trades.
  1. the introduction of partitions of lath and plaster between the inner and outer surfaces of a stud wall in order to improve the insulating properties of the wall.

  2. parging applied behind the exterior brickwork of a wall in order to exclude moisture and air from the interior of the wall.

Words Nearby back plastering Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use back plastering in a sentence

  • It is seldom well done, it injures the frame, and costs more than back plastering, without being much if any better.

  • back plastering is common in very cold climates, and is done by plastering on the back of the sheathing between the studding.

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