If there's one thing I absolutely love about old homes, it's their plaster!With all of the beautiful details that fill any home of a certain age, my love of a traditional lime wall covering may seem a bit odd. Given the more modern trend to rip out old walls in...
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Sometimes a tried and true building method beats the modern approach. When talking about old houses, I often feel this way about plaster vs. drywall.Our good friends and blog readers, Doug and Gretchen, are fellow old home owners. After a lengthy search for their first place, they purchased a home...
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A little while ago we were weighing our options in restoring the uncovered plaster in the living room of our new house. This all stemmed from the partial wall removal in that room where we realized the room's original plaster had been covered over by a layer of drywall. And when...
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We've already reached a point in our new house where our over zealous preservationist ways have begun to impact our projects. It's no real surprise in a house that's over 100 years old, but by the time we started the removal of the weird partial wall in the living room...
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Today we're bringing you the final installment in our plaster repair/skim coating series. It's been a long time coming, but wrapping up any significant finish project like this is actually one of the more tedious aspects of the overall project. And like the many steps before it, this step involved...
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