Recent Review: It was a little difficult at first to get together for estimate and then doing the job due to Eric going out of town a couple of times and some personal issues that took me out of town myself, but I wasn't in a hurry and it all worked out. Eric kept in touch regularly until we could meet. Eric came to look over my problems to make sure he could do the work. He looked over each area carefully, and once he explained what was going on in each, I offered to tear off the plaster and send him some photos. He then fit me in with some other jobs he was working. He brought Jason over the day the work started and went over everything with him. Jason started in patching the two plaster areas, adding pieces of drywall, then mesh, then layers of spackle, then mud. Each layer needed to dry, so he went back and forth between the plaster areas and left at times to go to another job. Then he started on the kitchen ceiling to try to smooth out a large area where a previous contractor had done a very bad job on a seam of drywall. Eric couldn't guarantee any of the areas would end up looking perfect, especially the kitchen ceiling. Jason returned for periods of time on 2 more days, adding layers each time to the plaster areas and working on the kitchen ceiling. I dreaded the kitchen ceiling work because I thought there would be a huge amount of dust all over the place, especially after they told me they didn't have a sander that would vacuum the dust when sanding off the mud. Jason added more mud to the kitchen ceiling, broadening out the bad area and feathering it out away from the bad area. Surprisingly, the sanding was minimal resulting in very little dust. Jason had covered up all the nearby areas with plastic. I was amazed how cleanly he worked. He put a primer on the ceiling and then painted it with a flat paint, which he explained would better hide any blemishes in the repair area. It turned out great - can't tell at all how bad the ceiling seam was! Jason continued to work back and forth on the plaster areas, including adding a texturized primer to try to match the texture of the adjacent plaster. Those areas also turned out great! The day after Jason finished, Eric returned to check the work. He, too, was impressed and praised Jason's work. He had come back at least once a day over the 3 days Jason was working here. Eric said he had the impression I was interested in doing some other areas myself since I wanted to watch most of the work and take note of the materials they used. He said to give him a call if I needed advice and even offered to get me materials at a discount! He also answered questions I had about some other problem areas. He then brought out his notes and created the bill with my input! We agreed on the hours worked (12 total), he showed me the receipts for the materials used, applied a reasonable hourly rate, and subtracted the $119 I'd already paid for the Big Deal. Given the fairly small plaster areas, I was surprised at the 12 hr total time. The price I paid that day ($337) seemed very reasonable for the job, but then when one considers I'd already paid $119, the total price seemed perhaps a little high. But I was very pleased with the results, especially the kitchen ceiling. I will definitely use Eric's company for other work I need done!