We manufacture and apply Venetian, Concrete-look and Microcement plaster into artistic surfaces specific to your building and brand image
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We now have installers servicing Whistler, Salt Spring Island, Victoria, Squamish, Lower Mainland, and travel to Pemberton, Vernon, Osoyoos etc. Installers are also available in Saskatoon and Toronto GTA area. We have a growing team that can handle 1000s of sq ft to small hood ranges, and everything in between. Due to a large demand in Lime wash services we now have teamed up with Dunbar Painting Inc and have a designated and trained team of installers that handle a lot of our special lime wash finishes, prep work and priming etc.
What makes a 5 Star Finish?
We manufacture custom plasters and source any plaster from around the world for architectural specs. Our custom plasters are designed from raw materials to create a mixture that will match the vision for your brand image. The formulations of aggregates, additives, powders, colorants and binders will be adjusted to suit the specific needs of your project. We are the only company in Canada providing these unique, custom finishes.
We are fully insured with 5 million public liabiliy and WCB compliant
Our Shop has been proudly serving Canadians since 2020
We offer our own line of Venetian, Concrete Look, Clay and Microcement plasters made in Vancouver Canada
Concrete-look Decorative Venetian Plaster Coarse – 5 Star Finishes Ltd
Our Concrete-look plaster is developed with the latest in admixture technologies all blended with high quality portland cement, lime, marble powder and graded silicas. This line of plaster comes in four different grades, x-coarse, coarse medium and fine each having their own specially designed concrete grey color. These plasters can be used on interiors as well as exteriors. Concrete-look should be applied in a minimum of 2 coats over our interior or exterior supplied quartz stone primer. The x-coarse and coarse grade plasters are used to create the appearance of concrete wall forms, rough concrete surfaces, or imitation board form, stamps or roller stamp effects. The smooth and medium grade of plaster allows for the appearance of polished concrete or more refined skip trowel effects, etc.
Microcement Wall and Shower – 5 Star Finishes Ltd
Our Microcement Wall and Shower plaster is developed with the latest in polymer admixture technologies all blended with high quality white cement, marble flour and graded silicas. This line of plaster comes in a white basecoat and a fine and x-fine topcoat grade that are useful in creating polished or medium texture finishes. These also come in a light gray meant to mimic the natural look of light concrete, and a white base that can be colored with our powder tints.
Venetian Italian Plaster Marmorino – 5 Star Finishes Ltd
Our Marmorino Venetian Plaster is developed with the latest in admixture technologies all blended with high quality microfiltered lime, marble powder and graded marble grains. This plaster comes in a white base that can be tinted. Marmorino can be used on interiors as well as exteriors with 10% Pumice Pozzolan and should be applied in a minimum of 2 coats over our interior or exterior supplied quartz stone primer. Marmorino is called “little marble” in Italy and is the best representation of traditional venetian plasters originally used. The ratio of marble powder to grains is very important and we have ensured the proportions and gradient sizes have all been tested thoroughly. Our plasters are using high amounts of lime, making them more workable, easier to apply, and less prone to application difficulties, including pealing while burnishing. The final appearance of Marmorino can have subtle cloudy affects, matte to satin finishes and medium textures including rocky and pitted looks. This is a very versatile product and can produce a lot of dark chatter marks if applied tight and polished, or can be sponged and honed to produce a very elegant stone rendering.
Tadelakt – 5 Star Finishes Ltd
Tadelakt is one of the lost arts of our generation that has been slowly making its return to the building industry. This particular product has been researched by Trevor for over a decade and he has always been fascinated by its unique properties and beauty. It is our great pleasure to finally offer this product to you but we do caution that Tadelakt does require a lot of care and attention to detail and will not function long term without the installer properly practicing and learning how to use the product prior to installation. If you leave the surface too unburnished or with pores that are open etc water will erode the finish over time.
The formulation of this Tadelakt is 100% natural and does not contain any hidden additives whatsoever. The Tadelakt is composed of AHL (artificial hydraulic lime), fine marble sand, methylcellulose all in very specific ratios to ensure a strong, workable, easily applied and shiny surface.
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We manufacture and apply Venetian, Clay, Concrete-look and Microcement plaster into artistic surfaces specific to your building and brand image.