Posts Tagged ‘plastering’

May 15th, 2011 - 4:40 pm § in Carpentry, Flooring

Floating cork floor and small framing project

We’re doing some general carpentry work at a neighborhood home this weekend. The customers wanted to close up the former pantry which they use for a laundry room, leaving an opening for future equipment removal. Rob framed the new wall, leaving an opening for a 32″ door. Alex will plaste[...]

September 3rd, 2010 - 8:37 pm § in Blog Posts, Concrete, Masonry

Masonry Plastering of foundation walls

Since the new finish grade is three feet lower than it used to be, the concrete foundation walls need a face lift. The poured concrete wall has form and air marks. We’ll chip away the mortar veneer that was initially applied above grade, clean all of the newly exposed area and apply SilproR[...]

August 15th, 2010 - 12:04 pm § in Blog Posts, Construction

Blueboard and plaster progress

Once the building inspector signed off on the insulation we had Waltham Lumber deliver 65 sheets of 1/2″ blueboard and 22 bags of Uni-Kal plaster. Alex and Marvin promptly began installing the blueboard and corners. By Thursday they were plastering the living room ceiling. They also installed [...]