first has 3.4 metal lath nailed on. Heavy lath prevents
sagging. The original ceiling had rock lath. Metal is used here for a
thick, solid and strong patch.
plaster is gauged up with lime on the mortar board.
filled in a little at a time. You may have seen this before
on my site.
checked and straightened with a rod.
Still a long ways to go.
Plaster is troweled so slick you can see a reflection, even with the windows covered with plastic.
The patch is finished in one day.
The new windows put on this addition never
had flashing, causing the windows to rot and the paint to peel. The stucco was pulled off and replaced. Our dash on texture matches on the money.