June 24, 2017
Are you the owner or steward of a pre 1960 building?
Are your plaster ceilings secure, or are they ready to collapse?
Proper inspection can determine if your ceilings are sound. If they aren't,
we can prevent them from collapsing, while saving the original plaste...
August 6, 2015
So plaster is plaster is plaster....right?
Not so much! There are actually 4 major plaster systems!
For the guy fixing your wall, knowing which one you have is going to be crucial to the outcome of your repair.
Yet, the more I research, the more I am convinced that l...
Drip, drip, drip.
Its just a little drip, every now and then, so we'll get to it sometime....right?
Sometimes water damage is a big deal, like when a tree branch crashes through the roof in a storm, or a water pipe bursts, or a drain pan for your ac condenser...
Ahhh....acoustic ceiling texture. Ain't it grand?
Whenever I see this (or some heavy-handed 'knock-down' psuedo stucco-type texture) on a ceiling or wall in a plaster home I'm thinking: 'What were they trying to hide?'
Well, I don't generally have to think TOO hard beca...
Plaster and Water don't Mix
Not All Plaster Walls are Equal
Ceiling Collapse: Preventable!
Why is Acoustical Texture on my Plaster Ceiling?
June 2017 (1)
August 2015 (3)
plaster and lath
plaster over masonry
water damaged plaster
Bearing Burdens: Appalachia