108 cement plaster Stories
Plaster Tops Popularity List for Pool Finishes
Classic white or dyed to suit a mood, plaster is the most common and affordable finish for pools today
"mood, plaster is the most common and affordable finish for pools today... finishes. Plaster is the most common, and it's still one of the least expensive finishes... pool. Plaster is typically applied over a guinite (concrete) pool shell and can be... Pricing for plaster varies by region, so be sure to get several estimates, check references... pool plaster is a simple combination of white cement, white marble aggregate and..."
How to Replaster (or Remodel) Your Pool
Have an old pool? It could be time to update the plaster, landscaping and more for a pool that works swimmingly with your current style
"update the plaster, landscaping and more for a pool that works swimmingly with your current... mixture of cement, sand and water that was sprayed over a web of reinforcing metal bars... topped with plaster. The water line was typically lined with tile and topped with coping... of the plaster applied to gunite pools ranges from 10 to 15 years — although good... white, the plaster allows the sky to reflect in the water, giving the water that aqua..."
Houzz Tour: Industrial-Modern Studio in Slovakia
Cement ceilings and exposed brick walls form a backdrop for efficient storage and modern furniture in a Central European studio
Pools Overflow With Finish Options
Move over, plaster: Pebbles, colors and glow-in-the-dark glass are making waves on the pool finish scene
"over, plaster: Pebbles, colors and glow-in-the-dark glass are making waves on the... days when plaster was the only pool finish you could get. While plaster has its benefits... expensive than plaster, but their longevity and style can outweigh price concerns. Read on... ready to plaster our new pool and I thought we were going to go with quartz but our... that the plaster co. he wants to use doesn't use "Quartzite" but rather another brand..."
Unexpected Style for Your Wall
"with 3-D, Plaster, Copper, Tile, Marble and More... these plasters are an alternative to cement, acrylic and lime plasters, offering... Earth Plasters are a natural, environmentally friendly way to finish any interior... Venetian plaster. Venetian plaster is a finish using thin layers of plaster that are... it to plastered walls, drywall or other surfaces, and best of all, it’s non-toxic... Venetian plaster) with an interesting geometric pattern. The unexpected use of a harlequin..."
Houzz Tour: A Stunning Makeover Celebrates Warm Wood and Artful Salvage
Walnut countertops join hardwood floors and pieces made from leftover framing in a bright Spanish colonial
How to Remodel Your Fireplace
"using cement plasters. Wall above fireplace is a perfect placeholder for art. It's... coat of cement to smooth out the surface. The visual impact is amazing! I've done... the old cement faux rocks (common style in these 70's houses around here), just looked... as it's cement as well and chipped, uneven, not really sure what to do with it. (and... drywalling or plastering. Someone like Rita Henry, at Distinctive Mantel Designs, will consult..."
Hotel to Home: Capture a Greek Haven's Divine Design
Bliss and style get along swimmingly at Mykonos Blu resort in Greece, with aquatic colors, breezy decor and incredible views
Raw Materials Revealed: Drywall Basics
Learn about the different sizes and types of this construction material for walls, plus which kinds work best for which rooms
"layers of plaster. The work was time consuming and difficult to master. Today you'll... traditional plaster finish from scratch. It's much easier to put up sheet of gypsum plaster... doing plaster repair, beams for coffers and painting in my old house. We were foolish... portions of Plaster I ended up replacing but foolish enough to tape to to the floor with... dropping the plaster and lathe ceiling in our living room. If you get into this sort of..."
Add a Touch of Elegance With a Ceiling Medallion
"made from plaster, ceiling medallions can also come in wood, metal or affordable and... lighter than plaster so those version are much easier to install, and they take paint well... original plaster one in her living room. There are so many styles and trims available... in a cement ceiling that has no box in place, but then the wiring is exposed and... in a cement ceiling, one has to get something called a "crow's foot" which is a..."
Houzz Tour: Classic Spanish Style Gets a Modern Edge
"plenty of plaster and arches. Looking around, he wondered what it’d be like to add modern... plain plaster walls, arches, no fancy moldings or window facings. It's easy to make... it pour cement or a child playing with stamps in clay? I really love that the owners... painted it cement gray, working the paint into the nooks and crannies to keep the details..."
Houzz Tour: Cycladic Villa in Mykonos, Greece
Breathtaking bay views, endless blue skies and a relaxed, open atmosphere welcome visitors to this serene Greek retreat
"s and plasterers to get everything just right and to create a feeling that is distinctly... (exterior) and plaster walled home (inside) home with painting on the very near horizon.... into wet plaster on the floor and walls and around the mirror. The marble sink features... colored cement floors (above in white) for the villa's seven bedrooms. Elleni purchased... having the plaster [extend] into the room about 6 inches, clearly demarcating spaces,"..."
Solstice Daydream Break: 10 Breathtaking Swimming Pools
Cool Your House (and Costs) With the Right Insulation
Insulation offers one of the best paybacks on your investment in your house. Here are some types to discuss with your contractor
"professional plasterer to give a nice lime-plaster finish coat. No drywall, no wood, no... layer of plaster. I removed the plaster and drywall. I left the black tar paper and... fiber cement, composite wood, steel, brick, and others. All of Progressive Foam's... wall and plaster board (late 40's early 50's) which is nailed to horizontal furring... down the plaster board then use rigid foam boards between the brick & drywall but was..."
Why You Might Want to Build a House of Straw
Straw bales are cheap, easy to find and DIY-friendly. Get the basics on building with this renewable, ecofriendly material
"if the plaster is applied right to the bales? Is conduit, by itself, safe enough to... The plaster covering the tightly compressed bales of hay mean that not enough oxygen... code is plastered and sealed completely, with DRY dry dry straw on the inside. Any... centimeters of plaster or half an inch of OSB, which he would not be inclined to do unless... stucco / plaster the fire hazard is…well, to repeat myself…two hours which is considerably..."