This Old House general contractor Tom Silva shows a newer, faster way to fix cracked, loose plaster walls .
In this video, This Old House general contractor Tom Silva explains how to patch plaster . Steps: 1 Measure area of plaster wall that's loose or damaged and needs to be replaced. 2 Cut a drywall patch slightly larger than the damaged wall …
Repairing plaster cracks and holes is easier than you might think. Most cracks and small- to medium-size holes can be filled with drywall compound or patching plaster .
Expert advice on repairing small and large cracks in plaster , fixing holes in plaster , and repairing sagging plaster . This article offers detailed step-by-step instructions for plaster wall and ceiling repair .
First, apply a thin layer of plaster or joint compound and then apply the tape. Apply more plaster or joint compound mixture over the tape and use the drywall knife to smooth the surface until it's even with the wall , pressing to remove pockets of air and plaster /drywall mud from beneath the tape.
Repairing holes is a cost effective way to improve the look of any plaster wall . We show you how to reinforce and patch the hole properly. You will also learn how to prepare the hole and the surrounding surface to help get the best results.