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Plaster walls--
Rock-hard quality!

Color venetian style plaster
Alexandria, VA
venetian style plaster Keene's cement, lime and fine sand for the color finish.
Walls seem to glow. Embedded color adds dimension to the plaster walls. 
Color is paint colorant mixed into the finish plaster.
Colorant is from a Sherwin-Williams paint store, giving a large and precise color pallette to our work.
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Mynor trowels on finish coat on this bathroom.

We used a mixture of Keene's cement, lime and fine sand for the color finish. The result is a finish that is extremely hard, scratch and chip resistant, and even scrubbable.
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Mottling and burnishing are contolled by the individual plasterer. venetian style plaster
Burnishing on kitchen ceiling has a cool wrinkle-like effect. Mottling and burnishing are contolled by the individual plasterer.

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A view of the mottled colors in the purple master bedroom. Each wall is completely unique. This is what the faux people try to copy. Faux means "fake" in French. You can't fool me. I can spot the real deal a mile away.

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A new house in an old neighborhood.
for Whitcomb and Carrocio in Bethesda, MD
Whitcomb and Carrocio in Bethesda, MD Whitcomb and Carrocio in Bethesda, MD
Bottom floor is pebble dash stucco.
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Drip edge is my design.You may have seen it before. Water is deflected away
from house and foundation.
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pebble dash stucco Mynor dashes on the pebble mix.

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Two new houses in an old neighborhood.
pebble-dash stucco fake concrete bricks that were easily stuccoed over.
First floor on these houses is pebble-dash stucco. Pebble dash is always an attention-getter.
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Basement level had fake concrete bricks that were easily stuccoed over. Color on the basement level is white portland cement and white sand. Note my decorative band/drip-edge at the bottom of the pebble dash.
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pebble dash finish.
A close up view of the pebble dash finish.

If you have visited my site before we have done several new houses in old neighborhoods with pebble-dash stucco.

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An addition in Great Falls, VA
for Doug Bibb's Landscaping Company
porch addition is stuccoed in Great Falls, VA Inside of this attractive porch addition is stuccoed.
Finish is REAL Portland cement and REAL sand. Color is # 34, "San Simeon" from La Habra stucco.