Every homeowner wants to know that their home’s structure is solid and will last for years, but people tend to look the other way when some “red flag items” show themselves, like an ostrich sticking it’s head in the sand, avoiding the problem.
If you address minor issues in your home when they appear, you will save a lot of money in the long run. You may also prevent health side effects, especially when water damage turns into insect infestation or mold! Fix it before the problem gets more serious (and expensive)!
Tradesman, skilled labourer, builder, general contractor, commercial contractor, craftsman, handyman, what’s the difference between all these types of contractors? It’s valuable to know, so you can make the best choice, when selecting a company to work in and on your home.
Gone are the days when cornice and crown ceiling mouldings are constructed of pure plaster. the modern solution to interior and exterior architectural mouldings is EPS – Expandable Polystyrene. For interior spaces, EPS is coated in plaster.
At Fine Finish we care about health and safetyl. If we discover asbestos in your ceiling then we will not sand it down, due to the health risk. Instead we will seal the ceiling and apply a level 5 plaster system directly over it. This is an advanced technique.
The reason it’s important to install framing correctly is that when done incorrectly, finished walls will show imperfections and eventually mouldings, baseboard and paint will fail by warping and/or cracking.
Homeowner beware: 3 “quick fix solutions” that homeowners often fall for. We get it – spending money to repair your ceiling is not sexy or even interesting. Most homeowners want to spend the bare minimum, when it comes to home repairs. If a contractor suggests any of these, run the other way!