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"Responded quickly to call, was on time, and did repairs as quoted. Work was done on time and cleanup was excellent.I would recommend and use again if needed.

-Anthony S.

"It went very well. The painters showed up on time and worked quickly and professionally. They finished a half a day earlier. They cleaned up after they finished." My only concern was they disposed of the paint cans in my trash barrel instead of taking they cans with them and disposing of the properly. They really did a great job with the painting.

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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.

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. 


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.


Plaster reviews in Sarasota


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was able to come out for an estimate and schedule the work quickly. His prices were comparable to other estimates. The quality of the work was excellent.
- Elizabeth M.

These guys are fantastic to work with. We just did a bathroom project with them and are now scheduled to do a 2nd remodel project on a bedroom. Two things that set these guys apart -- 1)
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is very responsive and detailed; it was a breath of fresh air to have such quick back and forth compared to other contractors I've dealt with. 2) The two guys that did the work were meticulous with a great eye for detail. Overall, great work product and a pleasure to have in our home.
- Ken K.

I was not happy with his work. 1) He used my materials and didn't bring his own. 2) He didn't work for the complete 3 hours. Possibly 1.5 close to 2 hrs at the most. 3) The guy that came out to complete the drywall work, didn't do what I expected as far as my drywall repair. The work done was something I could've done myself. Not a professional job and I was not happy with it at all with the whole situation.
- Kathy E.

While remodeling my bathroom, i uncovered major plaster damage on one of the exterior walls. Being enterprising, I decided I would try to learn some old-school plastering. After about 5 days of work, I had rebuilt the plaster to level with the other surfaces and had also applied a coat of Diamond Base and Diamond veneer on the walls and ceiling.
While the rebuilt plaster was actually not too bad, my efforts at a smooth skim coat were pretty much what one would expect from someone with no prior experience. Not only that, what took
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a couple hours took me a couple days.
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was probably more conscientious about my space than I am, and he was completely thoughtful and professional in his interactions. I've never seen someone resurface so much and create so little dust. I enjoyed meeting him and his work is excellent. I would certainly hire
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in future, unless I forget the lessons I learned this time around.
- Adam F.

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is a very nice friendly person. I was impressed by how neat he was and his truck was clean too! He was here to quote on plastering work in various room's of our home including the garage. He sent the quote in a few days which we appreciated.
The only problem is that I sent him a question concerning his quote and I have as yet not heard from him. Only because of this we had to go in another direction to get further quotes.
Perhaps he did not receive my e-mail - I have now hired someone else but, I would not say anyone should necessarily
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him out because of this particular incident.
- Maria W.

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arrived early and surveyed our property.
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arrive about an hour later.
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left to pick up more supplies.
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was busy scraping and making the surfaces ready for new stucco. They worked quickly and cleaned up after themselves. I would recommend
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- Bonnie D.

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and crew were very professional - responsive, punctual, answered our questions, did the work as promised, very satisfied
- Myron M.

I had extensive damage done to my 100+ South City plastered home during a complete electrical rewire. The electricians had to cut strips around all the rooms upstairs so they could run the wire. There was also damage on the ceilings. There was one room which needed drywall and insulation and one room just drywall. I got three bids and
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was very upfront about what the job would entail. He was the most knowledgeable of the three by far about making the repairs. He knows his plaster work! I was so satisfied with the plaster work I had him bid on painting the whole inside as well. He blew the other two away in price. He even gave me an old medallion he thought might look good in my dining room. All in all I think it was an excellent transaction and I would recommend this company to my friends when they need drywall/plaster work done.
- Cole C.

Plastering Contractors in Sarasota, FL

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1 Quality Works! Inc.

37211 Belford Court

1st Choice Maintenance

2921 W Main St

A & F Construction Inc

1121 W Price Blvd # 13
North Port

A Algae Eaters

37440 Phelps Road

American Restoration and Remodeling Inc

4044 Commercial Way
Spring Hill

Bennie A. Di Flavis Painting

13234 Cumberland Dr

Berken-Yarbs Enterprises INC

Bradenton, Florida

Better Pools and Spas

P.O. Box 381119

Blue Star Partitions llc

36341 Oleander Lane

Brian Mikkelson,Inc

PO Box 5569
Spring Hill






2430 17TH ST

Carl DeSantis

2752 Greendale Place

CJ's Remodeling & Repair Inc

2272 Pine View Cir

Coastal Living Remodelers

2305 N. Tamiami Tr

Coryi Builders Inc

5190 Commercial Way
Spring Hill

Double J Plastering & Painting Inc

13830 Treaty Rd
Spring Hill

e-construction group Inc.

8601 4th Street N.
Saint Petersburg

Exquisite Painting & Home Repair

8810 Commodity Circle

Fitworks Renovations Corp

2261 E Greenhollow Dr
Palm Harbor

Florida Pool Finishers

4822 W Linebaugh Ave

Golden Brush Inc

914 Peninsula Rd
Tarpon Springs

Got Property?

415 Cinnamon Drive


Wesley Chapel

HE Feldman & Son

PO Box 1157
St Petersburg

Home-Aide Services

8033 Paperbark Ln
Port Richey

Imperi Corp

1299 Starkey Rd

INJ Services

4526 S Lois Ave

Island Contractor

6118 39th av north

J T's Custom Pools Inc

1075 Innovation Ave
North Port



JDS Remodeling and Handyman Service Inc

2835 W Rainbow Cir

KAIN Contracting

14323 Lucerne Dr, Ste 101

kenco renovations

3263 Beneva rd

Keys Drywall


laszlo construction llc

2820 west bay avenue

Leonor's MsFix It All llc

PO Box 14785

Liberty Ministries

47 Magnolia Ave

Lord General Contractors Corporation

Post Office Box 99
Indian Rocks Beach

Manasota plasters inc

2813 20 ave dr w

Mannix Painting & Wallpaper

2437 10th Ave. SW

Martin Srmikian

4008 Forecast Dr

Masterbuild Performance Group LLC

145 Laughing Gull Ln
Palm Harbor

MHS Commercial & Residential LLC.

2437 South 86th Street


6355 Robin Cv
Lakewood Ranch

Mr Handyman of Sarasota

5373 Davini St

Mr-Craftsman LLC

3196 Quantum Lakes Dr
Boynton Beach

Ned Moriece LLC

2632 Pleasant Pl

Nielson's Painting and Repairs

4276 Tollefson Ave.
North Port

Olde World Artisans Inc.

1317 Pine Needle Rd.

Paint Florida and Handyman Services

9907 lake chrissy lane
Port Richey

Perron Enterprises

7274 Onyx Dr. N
Saint Petersburg

Premier Reconstruction Inc

5400 bobby st

prestigioushomespreservation LLC

4281 alibi terrace
North Port

Professional Ceiling & Drywall

6530 Briar Ridge Court
Palm Harbor

Professional Construction Specialists, Inc.

9409 US 19 Suite 709
Port Richey

Professional Stucco & Plastering

26820 67th Ave E
Myakka City

Property Maintenance by Arnold Palmer

99 Prosperity Lane
Port Richey

PROTURN Property Solutions

634 Blue Taverna Ln

R & E Plastering

Land O Lakes

ramon's c painting inc

3401 W Kathleen

ray,s artistic construction

78 Baywood Ave

Reconstructive Ideas

3683 Warrior Ave
North Port

Red Head Rehabs

12004 Hatteras St

ResCom Rehab

E Kennedy Blvd

Revels Construction

6109 26th Ave E

Riffe Enterprises

1485 Donegan Rd

Roy Norton Drywall

109 E Lambright

Royal Granite & Marble

2109 West Memorial Blvd

Rx Renovation Xperts LLC

4403 57th St W

S.T. Anthony Contracting Inc.

2120 Brandon Park Circle

Sarasota Cleaners


Sarasota Construction & Remodeling

5719 39th St Cir E


490 Cape Cod Loop

Siegfried's Drywall Solutions

P.O. Box 5622

Southwest Pool Finishers

10426 Lightner Bridge Dr


183 Baltic Circle

Suncoast Home Solutions LLC

7111 Switchgrass Trl
Lakewood Ranch



Suntrak Solutions Inc

5106 Bridle Path Dr

Super 3 Coatings

2924 Summervale Dr


Spring Hill

T & B Total Construction

108 Anarece Ave>

T. DeStefano Painting

6008 Shore Acres Dr

Tampa Bay Contracting Co LLC

235 Apollo Beach Blvd.
Apollo Beach

The Cruikshank Group

20628 Wild Plum Ct
Land O Lakes

The Homework Co.

3473 51st ave. circ. w.

The KC Group

415 14th Ave W

The LaBrake Company

3910 Deleon street

Tisdale Construction

5314 Gulfport Blvd S
Saint Petersburg

TL Hill Construction

2261 Sarasota Center Blvd

Top Quality Painting Services

4840 NW 14th St


2840 46th Avenue North
Saint Petersburg

Unique Custom Remodeling LLC

2424 Peterson Rd

us design and construction

25218 Bunting Cir
Land O'lakes

Vallejo Enterprises

23838 Dutch Ln

Venice Handyman Service

756 Avenida Estancia Apt. E

Vortex Solutions

1018 Hook Dr
Spring Hill

WHC Distributors

8380 Ulmerton Rd

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