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How to Venetian or Concrete-Look Plaster your Fireplace

There are many companies around the world selling plasters and, in my experience, very few offered much help in the way of knowledge for fireplace use etc. I always found myself using thin set as basecoats or other random cement polymer based products such as EIFS basecoats and they were terrible for workability, covering over …

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QUARTZ PRIMER INTERIOR - Italian Lime, Tadelaket, Microcement and Concrete-look plasters manufactured in Vancouver, Canada

Italian Lime, Tadelakt, Microcement and Concrete-look plasters now manufactured in Vancouver, Canada

https://shop.5starfinishes.ca Check out our Products!! Over the past three years, I have used my knowledge of chemistry and the help of prominent chemical companies Dow Chemicals and Akzo Nobel and many others to develop my own plaster formulations.  Ceaseless time spent sourcing specific raw materials and testing formulations has culminated in truly unique, custom finishes for my …

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Full Home Veneziano Repairs in Whistler

The owners of this beautiful whistler home were having problems for years trying to find someone to fix their home’s plaster repairs, which had an old style of venetian plaster from over 20 yrs ago. This finish was quite matte, a little rough, and changed shades slightly from room to room. There were bathroom, bedrooms, …

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Concrete Overlay for Large Stone Fireplace

This was a challenging job as the one fireplace upstairs had huge stones and protrusions that would make it harder to cover with plaster. We designed a system of covering this fireplace using reinforced EIFS fiberglass corner beads, EIFS Mesh, a special cement and glue primer, as well as a lime and sand basecoat, cement …

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