12 Ways to Fix Lath and Plaster Ceilings: Complete Do-it-Yourself Guide for Homeowners (Paperback)
Lath and plaster ceiling huh? And it needs some TLC?
So you've got a lath and plaster ceiling and you want to know what you can do with it?
Perfect Whether you love them or hate them, I'll show you what you can do with yours, based on over 30 years of on-site experience. I'll show you how to evaluate the condition of your ceilings and quickly run through the options you have to repair and keep them. Alternatively (and sadly); if needs must, I'll show you how to safely remove them and install new ceilings, either with like for like traditional materials or more commonly, with modern drywall materials.Homeowners guide includes:
- How to inspect and evaluate your lath and plaster ceiling.
- 7 ways to repair and keep your lath and plaster ceilings.
- 5 ways to replace your lath and plaster ceiling.
- Step by step guide to removing your lath and plaster ceiling.
- Levelling up your ceiling joists.
- Installing drywall.
- Further online resources.
Written in plain English (with just enough detail to get the job done) by me, Ian, Anderson a construction specialist with extensive experience of working on older properties in the UK and around the world. In this easy to follow guide, you'll find everything you need to know to either repair or maintain your lath and plaster ceilings (and walls).
Let me know how you get on with yours...
NOTE: The "Look Inside" feature shows colour images in the KINDLE version. The paperback has nice Black & White images, but don't forget you can usually have a copy of the KINDLE version for free via the Matchbook scheme if you buy the paperback...: -)
About the Author
Ian Anderson MSc LCGI is an English builder and carpenter now semi-settled in Norway after living in East Africa and New Zealand. Incurably autodidactic, Ian aims to learn something new every day and teaches others through his website handycrowd.com. Happiest when fixing broken things, crafting stuff from raw materials or thinking of new ways to use old things: He gets paid to make stuff for other people, but also makes stuff just for fun. And yes, the days are never long enough.