|The effloresence on these old plaster walls has
been patched umpteen times already. Putting a
dehumidifier in the air conditioning system didn't seem to help much. Effloresence is when plaster
bubbles up due to excess moisture.
|Old plaster is stripped off to the old brick and
in this case, stone.
|Old plaster is gone. Sorry for the crummy
pictures, but I lost my camera while we were
working here and all the pictures I have were taken with my cell phone.
|Brown coat is cement plaster just like we use
for stucco. Here the brown coat is straightened waiting for the finish
|One of the offices is finished. Finish coat is
a natural white portland cement and sand color.
I don't think they plan to paint it.
Cement plaster should stand up to humidity and abuse for years.