Plaster Walls

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Can You Fill Drywall Gaps with Joint Compound?

The resulting structure will be prone to cracking.

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Repairing Damage to Plaster Walls

Patching and filling wall damage is an easy DIY.

Decorative plaster swirls on a ceiling.
How to Waterproof Plaster

It'll never be perfect, but you can improve its resistance.

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The Right Way to Cut a Hole in a Plaster Wall

4 steps to a clean hole in a tough surface.

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How to Plaster Over Drywall

Whether you want more soundproof walls or and "Old World" finish, you can apply plaster over drywall to achieve your desired effect in four steps.

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Repairing Exterior Surfaces

The exterior of the home is exposed to the elements and can sustain damage from the elements.

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Plastering Tools

If you acquire the proper plastering tools, plastering a wall can be so much easier.

5 Tips to Using Sandpaper Over a New Wall Patch

Smooth it down to make it undetectable.

How to Tell If Small Holes Need to Be Filled Before Patched

Have small holes in your walls that need to be patched?

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Removing Plaster: Tips and Mistakes to Avoid

Removing plaster from walls can be a messy but doable job.

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Attach Fixings onto Plasterboard

Use a toggle bolt to hold heavy item onto sheetrock walls.

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How to Apply Finishing Plaster Part 1

How to use veneer plaster over drywall.

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Ways to Texture a Wall with Plaster or Stucco

One of the most popular and easiest ways to texture a wall.

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3 Tips when Applying Venetian Plaster

It can be used to add texture to walls and ceilings.

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How to Skim Coat Rough Plaster

If you want to replace or repair that old, textured ceiling or wall, then you need to apply a skim coat. Skim coating covers up textured patterns to the point of them being unnoticeable. In short, the old texture disappears. Many shun away from projects involving drywall materials. Skim coating is the

Rebuild a Wall with Plaster

Plaster is the best material for rebuilding walls.

Tips to Remove Plaster to Expose a Brick Facade

To upgrade the look of an old wall and remove the plaster.

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Air Tight Drywall, Simple Caulk and Seal for Air Movement Control

It's an important component in energy efficiency.

How to Remove Part of a Lath and Plaster Wall

You may find it necessary to remove part of a lath wall.

Applying Venetian Plaster Over Brick

The key to using Venetian plaster is the technique you use.

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How to Repair Cracks in Horsehair Plaster

Repairing horsehair plaster on a restoration project is easier than you might think.

How to Repair Plaster Walls: Patching Small Holes

You'll save a lot if you repair your damaged plaster walls.

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Applying Plaster Properly

Applying traditional three-coat plaster to walls can be tricky, but it is doable if you follow these steps carefully.

How to Remove Horsehair Plaster

Horsehair plaster is popularly found in older homes.

a wall with horsehair plaster torn away.
How to Paint over Horsehair Plaster

Many old buildings still have it.

the corner of a plaster ceiling with water damage
3 Types of Plaster Wall Repair After Water Damage

Make sure you fix the underlying problem.

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Horsehair Plaster Repair: How to Repair Crumbled Plaster

A repair of the plaster should be done carefully.

A man plasters a wall.
Cleaning Plaster off the Floor

Plaster is water soluble and can be easily cleaned.

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How to Install Curtain Hardware on Plaster Walls

Installing curtain hardware on plaster walls is challenging.

A wall with plaster.
How to Remove Plaster from a Wall

Removing plaster from a wall can be a time-consuming home improvement project. There are many homes,

A wall with a large crack and hole.
How to Paint Over a Wall Patch

You can patch and paint over wall damage to hide issues.

Horsehair plaster.
What is Horsehair Plaster?

If you are moving into an older home, you will likely be dealing with a product called horsehair plaster.