Belka can be applied to any surface. You can cover Belka on plaster, cement, wood, metal, glass or all painted surfaces such as acrylic, water or oil-based. You can even use Belka to cover a wall with surface flaws such as unevenness, holes, gaps and cracks – just apply straight over them.


Pick a fistful of the prepared Belka paste with one hand and lay it with the special Belka trowel on the intended surface with the other hand. In order to learn how to apply Belka more suitably to different and unconventional surfaces, visit apply on different surfaces.

Applying the Belka according to the instructions obviates the need for priming the bottom layers of the Belka. Since Belka is made up of cellulose fibers, its paste-like form fills up the pores from 0 to 1 cm in the surface. But please note that harmful sags on the wall or likely peelings must be scraped and removed first. Eventually, Belka creates a beautifully smooth surface.

When applying the Belka with the special trowel, the angle between the surface of the trowel and the wall and Belka is of paramount importance. In order to gain the optimum result, please pay attention to the instructions on using the trowel.

Please watch the instructional video on applying Belka to the corners to see how to deal with wall corners and raised or indented areas. See the Video Gallery

Using a fan is highly effective in this regard. Please bear in mind that air circulation is absolutely essential for the Belka to dry since it will help the Belka water vapors to be easily driven out; thus, leave some doors and windows open after finishing the job.

Belka, after application with the trowel, dries between 3 and 24 hours.

The time depends on the location, temperature, and degree of air circulation. In a cold area, Belka will naturally take longer to dry, but if the region is hot, Belka will dry quickly. On average, if the finished surface is exposed to proper circulation in hot or even warm weather, in 3 hours, it will dry up to 75 percent and, within 24 hours, 100 percent, whereas in cold or very humid areas, drying will take a little longer to happen. Note: it is true that hot weather has a direct bearing on the drying of Belka, but the main factor is air circulation. Lack of circulation and air stagnation can seriously harm the quality of the Belka in the area it has been applied.) After Belka has dried, you will witness a beautiful and smooth surface on the wall.