Out and about on plaster repair jobs, we sometimes come across “situations” that have us scratching our heads in wonder. And sometimes, the situations are so interesting, we have to snap a photo. Here is one such photo. Can you tell us what’s wrong in this picture?
What kind of tools do you need for plaster repair with Plaster Magic®? It’s actually not that long a list – as a homeowner you may already have everything you need. If you’re a contractor, you’re certainly ready to jump right in. Most everything you need comes in the Plaster Magic® kit. Beyond that, you’ll[…]
Our plaster repair tip for today is coming straight from a new customer. It’s funny… we’ve been working with Plaster Magic® for so long, we think we know everything there is to know. That’s why it’s so great to hear from new users with innovative tips and tricks to make plaster ceiling repair even easier[…]
We’re happy to announce the release of our new, specially-formulated Plaster Magic®Patching Plaster. Rory, the founder of Plaster Magic®, has been developing it through trial and error for many many years. But finally, a patching plaster that is designed specifically to complement old and historic plaster is available for purchase. We’ve seen a terrible lack[…]
At this time of year in Vermont, where Plaster Magic® is based, we see winter in full force. While beautiful, it can also wreak havoc on homes. Many of the plaster repair projects we approach are caused by water damage. The moisture comes from many sources, but one of the most common is the pesky[…]
With Plaster Magic® specially formulated Plaster Magic® Patching Plaster now on the market, we thought we’d offer some special patching tips. It wasn’t easy, but we’ve pried these ultra-useful tips from Rory’s “bag of tricks”. These are some simple methods he’s learned from over 30 years experience in the plaster repair field. Most of these[…]
How do I tell how much space I have between the plaster and lath? Straighten the long leg of a large paperclip out, then bend the tip into a 1/8” “L”. Drill a hole through the plaster until it hits the wood lath. (You may feel the drill jump a little bit if there is[…]