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plaster cove repair and painting

This job included re-fastening 7/8″ plaster at the cove and painting the ceiling and walls to match the existing color.  As plaster contractors, repairing the plaster generally equates to 50%  of the total job. Lakeshore Plaster understands this and knows

Posted in Painting Services, Plaster Services

Wet plaster

In this situation a recently added addition brought new drywall together with old plaster. Lakeshore was hired to create a small radius cove in a 90 degree drywall corner. Because the cove was small, using wire lathe was not necessary.

Posted in LPR Services, Plaster Services

Decorative Plaster Repair

Four separate reverse plaster molds where created to rebuild this plaster crown damaged from water. It can be difficult to find a plaster contractor who has a crew of plasters with the skill level and patience needed to complete such

Posted in LPR Services, Painting Services, Plaster Services, Remodeling Services

wet plaster repair

Some plaster repairs can be more superficial in nature. Here the layers of paint as well as the finish layer of plaster where damaged from a leaking steam  radiator on the floor above. The pink product seen in the photo

Posted in LPR Services, Plaster Services

wet plaster and cove repair

Here is a classic example of an old fashion wet plaster repair, one I’m sure plaster contractors get calls for all the time. A water pipe burst in the ceiling causing water damage to the surrounding area and plaster cove.

Posted in LPR Services, Plaster Services

end cap plaster cove installation #1

Preparing for plaster cove installation on end cap. Most plaster contractors when faced with a project like this will try to avoid removing the cove area at all cost, but in this situation damaged caused by water made it impossible

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Plaster Products

Base coat plaster. Here is one of  several base coat products most plaster contractors are using. This is for large open areas and situations where a heavier amount of plaster is required. It is not used in the finish process

Posted in Plaster Services

New Drywall Installation

New drywall, hung tapped and finished. Most people don’t realize that drywall is nothing more then compressed plaster which is then manufactured into sheets ranging from 4’x8′ up to 4’x16′ in size. If installed and finished properly drywall can be

Posted in LPR Services, Plaster Services, Remodeling Services

Plaster Products

Plaster of Paris. Most plaster contractors use various products based on the task at hand. The product shown below is ideal for casting new plaster molds to duplicate damaged crown moldings. This particular type of plaster can also be used

Posted in LPR Services, Painting Services, Plaster Services, Remodeling Services

interior painting

Interior paint job at 954 Barrington in Grosse Pointe Park, Mi. The foyer pictured here had a multitude of plaster and paint problems. When superficial repairs are the issue, LPR will remove any loose paint and plaster, and then prime

Posted in Painting Services, Plaster Services, Remodeling Services

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