Body Fillers can be used in any drywall repair project, large or small. And because Bondo® Body Fillers can be carved and shaped, they can allow for artistic repairs, and for repairs of plaster.
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Finish the repair quickly. Sanding, priming and painting can all occur the same day.
Body Fillers cure hard, making the repair very durable when finished.
Drywall repairs may require a filler that does not fall through the repair area.
Bondo® Body Fillers are excellent fillers because they chemically cross-link to cure. They are cured and sandable in only 20 minutes, and paintable in 45-60 minutes. They are also compatible with all types of house paints and primers. Body fillers can be drilled, tapped, routed and carved. Bondo® Body Fillers are extremely weather/water resistent,and resist weakening or cracking where extreme temperature changes are evident.
Remove paint, primer, and other loose surface debris.
Use drywall sandpaper to ensure good adhesion
Knead cream hardener tube thoroughly before using.
For golf ball size amount of filler, squeeze out 1-1/4 inch strip of hardener.
Or, for repair area 3 inches in diameter, 1/2 inch thick, use three inch strip of cream hardener.
Mix thoroughly to uniform colour on clean non-porous surface.
Mix only small amounts that can be used within 3-4 minutes.
Proper mixing ratio: 50:1 by weight.
Do not add cream hardener in filler container.
Spread initial layer of mixed filler over repair area, using firm pressure to ensure maximum adhesion.
Allow the application of filler to cure 20-30 minutes. Sand with drywall sandpaper.
If needed, additional layers can be applied once sanded.
Featheredge with drywall sandpaper to blend the edges.
Paint, or prime and paint as required.
Apply a very thin layer of Bondo® Glazing and Spot Putty to fill pinholes or small imperfections.
Sand with 320 grit sandpaper. Paint, or prime and paint as required.