This fireplace is a combination of 50% hydraulic lime and coarse marble, and 50% white cement and coarse marble, along with a tint additive to create the concrete color. This particular product creates little air holes in the finish, has a stamped overlay after an initial full wall application, and has a very light compression …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
This is an old world fireplace install in a brand new home in Coquitlam. An Old world finish usually means it is having small holes or rips in the finish exposing the layers beneath, or it can be other finishes that all have some sense of inconsistency among them. Again we were given a paint …See More
There is the option of using Venetian Plaster on your exterior projects instead of stone or stucco, as it is also durable, waterproof and freeze/thaw resistant. The plaster we used on this project is an exterior hydraulic lime and marble plaster, with a heavy grain marble profile giving us a strong finish and a more …See More