Tadelakt is a term used very loosely in the construction industry, and often refers to some mixture of lime that is applied thinly and has black olive oil soap added to it to create what is known as the “Lotus Effect”. I have spoken even to manufacturers who claim they would make the plaster if …See More
What makes a 5 star finish?
We at 5 Star Finishes want to help you create the designer finish you are looking for. We know how to best apply decorative paints and lime plasters in a contemporary setting, by ensuring each component of your project is carefully planned and well managed. We love what we do and want to offer the best to you! Where 5 Star Finishes is concerned, paint is just the beginning...
You will be met with our keen interest to understand your vision and the project needs in their entirety. You will be presented with options and ideas to assist you in choosing the right finish for you.
Planning and Strategy
Whether the project is large or small, simple or complex, every preparatory measure will be thoughtfully arranged to ensure a high quality install. All materials, binders, additives and finishes will be hand selected with the aim to achieve perfect harmony.
Design and Development
The plasters, paints, shades of color, pearlescence, stencils, and glazing are conscientiously brought together to bring your vision to life. Several custom sample boards are made to your specifications, each with their unique application method
Application and Final Touches
After you have approved the samples, our team will seamlessly install and apply all finishes. The final glazes, waxes, polishing and buffing will ensure that your project is a 5 Star Finish!
Authentic lime plasters and decorative paints
Our work, thoughts and perspectives
There has been a lot of work done since the 1980’s when people started to rediscover lime based Venetian plasters. Most of the formulas and knowledge of application were lost; however, a few companies over the years have provided many new and old world products along with a wealth of instruction on how to use …See More
Everyone in Metrotown was excited to see Muji finally open their new store in the mall this summer. They are a very popular brand from Japan and are familiar with lime plasters and how their natural ingredients can enhance commercial spaces. This plaster is originally called Shikkui, which is an ecological non toxic plaster made …See More