Plaster Walls

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putting being spread over a plaster wall
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.

A hole.
The Right Way to Cut a Hole in a Plaster Wall

4 steps to a clean hole in a tough surface.

patching drywall with plaster and a putty knife
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.

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.

Tips to Remove Plaster to Expose a Brick Facade

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

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.

trowelling plaster on wall
Applying Plaster Properly

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

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.

A man plasters a wall.
Cleaning Plaster off the Floor

Plaster is water soluble and can be easily cleaned.

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.