stucco over plaster

Reply

  #1  
Old 02-17-01, 05:14 PM
Visiting Guest
Posts: n/a
I just bought an old house and all the ceilings have stucco over the plaster. Any idea how to get the stucco off the ceilings? Using a chisel is very hard and taking a long time.
 
Sponsored Links
  #2  
Old 02-28-01, 11:37 AM
Visiting Guest
Posts: n/a
Joyann
How old is your house? what year was it built?
If you have a house that was built in the 1920's well hate to tell you this, but that's the style they had back then, But if you want to remove this stuff from the ceiling and walls, what you will need to get is a hand grinder, get a pack of 36 grit sanding disc, Home Depot will have everything you'll need, the grinder and the disc, what you'll need to do is get a bakker type scaffolding so you can reach the ceiling, then put on a dust mask, put up some plastic drop over the door ways, put a fan in the window blowing out, or you could get a dust collector like we use,
then have at it, grind it down then you can basecoat then skimcoat the ceiling, Good luck
Frank
Frankawitz Custom Painting &
Plastering Repairs
 
Reply

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off


Thread Tools
Search this Thread
Display Modes