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was very pleasant, easy to deal with and a genuine nice guy. For the work that was contracted, I believed the price was more than fair and" reasonable for the 3 areas that needed work. I've attempted DIY in this area before and I am familiar with the cost of materials. However, what you pay for is your time and a professional finish that
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and his son Rocky arrived right on time, moving quickly and efficiently while protecting the home as best they could from the debris created. They even marked my ceiling joists for another project I'll be doing myself as a favor. There were no added charges after their initial walk through and quote. Absolutely would deal with them again. Great job!

-Aaron H.

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AND ROCKY ARRIVED WHEN THEY SAID THEY WOULD AND DID ALL THAT THEY SAID THEY WOULD DO AND MORE. BOTH WERE VERY ACCOMMODATING AND PROFICIENT." THE WORK WAS DONE WITH MINIMAL DISRUPTION AND MESS. THE END RESULTS TURNED OUT GREAT. THEY ARE IN THE PROCESS OF WORKING UP A PROPOSAL TO DO ANOTHER JOB FOR ME. I WOULD RECOMMEND THEM TO ANY ONE.

-JOSEPH D.

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Drywall and plaster

Knowing how your interior walls are constructed and what they are made of can help you take better care of your home, as well as provide effective maintenance. You can make small repairs yourself, but the more extensive the job the more likely you'll need a drywall repair contractor to make the wall smooth again.

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Plastering, Painting - Interior

Dear Angie: How important is it to repair plaster before repainting? Our ceilings have peeling paint that we’re pretty sure was caused by past water damage. Since the water problem is no longer an issue, can we simply repaint the ceilings or should we first repair any underlying plaster damage? – Sara S., Elgin, Illinois

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My sister-in-law uses brite white toothpaste and rubs it into those small holes. No prep, no sanding.
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I've used wall liner (it applies like wallpaper only thicker) to cover a multitude of "wall sins" over the years. In my opinion it's the greatest thing since sliced bread. It doesn't look cheap or tacky, it's inexpensive, non-labor intensive and not messy to install.

I used it for the first time about 15 years ago to cover a faux brick tile on my lower kitchen walls that couldn't be removed. It was either tear the wall down or take a chance on $40 worth of wall liner. It did the job beautifully and lasted. Since then I've used it to cover paneling, a badly gouged wall after a kitchen remodel and a wall that looked like a pegboard after floor to ceiling shelving was removed.

Friends and family (and realtors!) have been amazed by the transformation after applying this simple inexpensive product. 

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Remember, you not only have to remove the popcorn texture, but also redo the ceiling in some other texture.

Price will depend on several factors:

1) how much the contractor you choose hates removing popcorn or textured ceilings - some charge $1 or so/SF extra just because they hate it. There are even some who bid total drywall replacement cheaper than removing the popcorn, so you have to first find contractors who are happy to do that work, or your prices will be out of the realistic range

2) if the popcorn predates about 1990, then it could likely have asbestos in it, which doubles or triples the price, and in many cases uncapsulating it with a spray coating and then removing the drywall entirely is actually cheaper than all the protective measures necessary if it is scraped off. 

3) whether the popcorn is primarily gypsum and vermiculite (comes off REAL easy) or was the plaster of paris variety, which takes a fair amount of soaking to soften it enough to scrape off

4) what type of finish you are replacing it with - if a textured ceiling, slapcoat, knockdown finish or paneling, not real problem. If you want to go with a perfectly smooth ceiling (generally a bad idea as any variations in the drywall on a ceiling surface really shows up dramatically), then it will demand a lot of care in preparing the scraped surface, and a complete surface drywall compound skim coat to smooth out the scrapes and gouges from the removal process.

5) what underlying conditions are - if there is a lot of furniture to move around (should go to adjacent rooms) or cover and work around, high-quality rug or hardwood floor to super-protect or such, will drive cost up.

I have seen costs run from as low as $0.60/SF to $1.25/SF (for removal only). Generally, remove and recoat with a surface texture of some kind (anything but smooth) and paint will run you about $2.50-3.50/SF.

Now the bad news - if asbestos containing, can run from $5-10/SF. Many homeowners in that situation go the other legal route - have it encapsulated with an asbestos-rated sealant by an asbestos contractor, then paint it and leave it for the next homeowner to decide what to do about it. Some contractors encapsulate it and then put a 1/4" thick drywall layer over it - this usually looks like a disaster unless it has a VERY rough textured finish on it, because putting drywall sheet over a rough surface like popcorn invariably means a wavy surface commonly looks like a gently rolling ocean surface.

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Plaster reviews in New Orleans

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's crew did an excellent job re plastering the pool and fixing a leak
in one of the pool return lines. During the leak repair his crew damaged
the return line and created another leak.
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paid for the leak detection to
find the leak and repaired it promptly.
I was very pleased with his professionalism and attention to customer satisfaction.
I would definitely use him again and would recommend him to friends and family.
- Johnny S.
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Can't enough good things about
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. They are the clear choice for anything involving plaster. They are awesome to deal with and their workmanship is second to none. It was a big investment for me, but I'll be having him back for future renovations. Thanks, guys.
- Sam J.
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I couldnt be happier with the work they did. They even removed ceiling fan & reinstalled it. They did the work in 2 days & were so nice. I would highly recommend them to everyone who needs plaster work of any kind.
- Stephen E.
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Well the owner of
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walks around here like he's one of the family. Only one or two more days before we suspend full-time work and go to punch-list mode. We really like this guy, and think you will feel the same.
- Luther D.
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are very professional. They did a fantastic job and threw in a little extra work, fixing the area underneath my window that had gotten moisture damage.
- Bruce H.
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The ceiling plaster was badly cracked in my kitchen.
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and his son came in and totally replaced the ceiling in an amazingly short amount of time. It looked wonderful when they were done and they cleaned up everything beautifully. I would definitely recommend their services.
- Mary W.
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Went great!
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and I go back to post
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2005 when I used him to install 2 new ceilings after I lost a partial roof in the storm. I was extremely happy with his work back then and the ease of dealing with him. No mail or telephone service after the storm, we did the whole job via email and credit cards because I live out of state. I was happy to see
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was still in business this year when I needed him again. Same old
New Orleans Plastering Contractors Provider Name Locked
, always answers the phone, gave me an estimate within one week, even found additional work that needed done (the walls) making it easier to all do it all at the same time. I always appreciate his thoroughness. Was easy to communicate with via email, always responds to communications. Was willing to work within a 3 week time-frame of when the tenant would be out of town and before I would arrive in town, exceptional customer service! Callled me when he had any questions about the job ie paint colors. Was very accommodating about payment. He even re-plastered a small landing area that needed it but was outside of our contract. Oh did I mention that all of the tenants furniture and belongs were still in the apartment when the work was performed? I love working with people like
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and would highly recommend him to anybody.
- Don R.
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was very easy to work with. He responded quickly to requests for an estimate. As the work became more extensive (!) he decided to review the job in person, rather than giving me a telephone estimate. He was very flexible about when he could attend - there were some scheduling issues with the other trades working on the job and my own travel plans. He was on time for every appointment.
They worked efficiently and did provide drop cloths to protect the wood floors and furniture. I shall certainly use them again.
- Alistair S.

Plastering Contractors in New Orleans

Companies below are listed in alphabetical order. To view top rated service providers along with reviews and ratings, Join Angie's List Now!

Aqua Pool Renovations LLC

6560 Bellaire Drive
New Orleans

BASS CONTRACTORS INC.

PO BOX 73324
Metairie

BELLEW PLASTERING & DRY WALL

4420 ANUNCIATION ST
New Orleans

Beverly Hills Pool

3500 N Causeway Blvd
Metairie

BILL'S BRICKWORK LLC

5840 Franklin Ave
New Orleans

Bixler Homes

200 St. Ann
Mandeville

Buckley Builds Construction, LLC

2827 Annunciation Street
New Orleans

Capstone Enterprises LLC

547 Jefferson St
New Orleans

Commando Enterprise llc

12200 Fried St.
Gretna

Commando Enterprise LLC.

1200 Fried St.
Gretna

custom drywall & painting llc

333 Hickory Ave
New Orleans

DH Construction Services

3400 Kent Ave
Metairie

Dixie Construction Services

1725 Celtic Drive
Marrero

Don Goodworth

137 Walnut St
Covington

Early Three Foundation Repair Services

11931 Morrison Rd
New Orleans

ERS Building Maintenance, Inc.

40497 Cannon Road
Gonzales

Gandolfi & Associates, Inc.

P.O. Box 8271
Metairie

Gilco Home Services, LLC

2310 Park Place
Gretna

Handsome Construction

218 s robertson street

HMD Contracting, LLC

P.O. Box 56314
New Orleans

Jake & Son Plaster & Drywall

230 Hesper Ave
Metairie

JAT Construction LLC

6926 Fleur De Lis Dr.

Jeff Poree' Plastering LLC

4437 St. Louis St.
New Orleans

Job Well Done

5021 Iberville St
New Orleans

Johnny Romero Builders LLC

2724 Crestview St.

Kourasanit Nola

3841 Veterans Memorial Blvd
Metairie

Lemi-Duit Property Maintenance

424 Pacific Avenue
New Orleans

Lewesta Company

3627 Dumaine Street
New Orleans

LOVE CONSTRUCTION LLC

2011 CHARTRES ST
New Orleans

Manhour Construction

218 South Robertson Street

Mark Nelson Construction Inc

6618 Marshall Foch St
New Orleans

MBM Construction LLC

3305 Lafitte St
New Orleans

Modern Home Improvements

4213 Arizona Ave
Kenner

Mr Fix It

3220 7th St
Metairie

My Arts and Murals

1835 E Hallandale Beach Blvd

Palmer's Home & Garden, LLC

307 W Saint Mary Dr.
Covington

R B CONTRACTING

4141 ROSE MEADE PKWY

Red Head Rehabs

12004 Hatteras St

S.E.A.N. Construction

625 Saxony Lane
Kenner

Skyy Bridge Developers

P.O. Box 10
Marrero

SPARKLE POOLS

400 Jefferson Hwy.
Jefferson

The Durable Slate Company

2901 Tchoupitoulas St
New Orleans

TIMMY'S CONSTRUCTION

5931 N. ROBERTSON ST.
New Orleans

Tropical Pool SVC & Renovation

1461 N Causeway Blvd
Mandeville

U.C.C.T. Inc

4001 Cedar. st

Up Town Stucco and Painting

2815 Joseph St
New Orleans

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