How to Apply Plasters in Showers

By |April 20th, 2021|

Knowing that plasters need to dry to fully set and harden, many people wonder if the material is useable in showers. In short, they certainly can be! In fact, many people use plaster finishing for the most aesthetically pleasing shower room around. While they are an option for any bathroom renovation, this does not mean there is not any challenge in using plasters for shower rooms.  Fortunately, there are various solutions to overcome these challenges, and in this article, we will list down what you will need to do to ensure you can properly apply plaster in your showers. Waterproof [...]

Does Venetian Plaster Crack?

By |April 13th, 2021|

Venetian plaster is a truly beautiful sight. It gives a marble-like finish to any surface, as long as it is applied correctly and burnished properly. It gives this beautiful illusion of depth and texture, but it is actually a smooth surface. Unfortunately, while Venetian plaster is normally quite sturdy, there are times when it cracks.  Here are a few examples of situations that may cause Venetian plaster to crack: Stress Stress is likely the most obvious source of cracking, but it’s worth noting. Should a powerful blow hit the Venetian plaster, it will cause damage and cause cracks to appear. [...]

Dry-Lining: What Is It And Is It The Right Choice for My Home?

By |April 6th, 2021|

At one point or another, the idea of improving your home and giving it some much-needed TLC will become irresistible. Whether it’s because of the faded paint of your home’s exterior that needs a touch-up or your lighting fixtures that have to be replaced, the items on your must-fix lists are bound to keep on growing. As you continue to think about improving your home, the idea of getting dry-lining is bound to stand out! However, the problem with dry lining is that you probably don’t know enough about it to make a proper decision or see the value in [...]

Plastering Through the Ages

By |March 30th, 2021|

Construction is one of the oldest human practices. In many parts of the world, it signaled the development of advanced civilizations. It allowed humans to create amazing monuments to human achievement. As structures and materials became more complex, so did the scope of human endeavors. And one such construction method that allowed great leaps forward in human development was plastering.  Plastering has been used in modern construction longer than most people think. In fact, it is one of the oldest construction methods still in use today, having been practiced even during the prehistoric era. In 7500 BCE, it was used [...]

What Is Color Rendering?

By |March 23rd, 2021|

When we think about remodeling or redesigning our homes, we often fixate on big projects like adding a fireplace or redoing our home’s concrete and plaster walls. While these remodeling projects will go a long way when it comes to changing up the look of your home, there’s one subtle change you can make that can very well give your home an entirely new look: color rendering. Color rendering plays a significant role in how things look in your home. Considering how important it is, it’s rather surprising that not everyone knows what it is. However, we’ve prepared a brief [...]

Understanding the Difference Between Plastering and Skimming

By |March 16th, 2021|

There is an extensive list of home renovation options for homeowners who want to revamp their house’s look. Installing new fixtures, repainting the house’s concrete and plaster walls to change up the color scheme are all great ways to give a house an entirely new look. However, if you’re looking for a way to freshen up the aesthetics of your space, you may want to consider a complete plastering service. Now, if this is something you’re thinking of doing there are a few things you have to take into consideration. Mainly, you’ll want to know the difference between skimming and [...]

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