Why you should GO GREEN with Venetian Plaster

Venetian plastered walls and ceiling (600 x 450)Venetian Plaster is sooo much more than “faux paint”.  In fact it is NOT faux paint!  It is the most authentic veneer wall finish you can have. When natural, lime-based venetian plaster is applied it will eventually return to it’s original state, which is lime and marble, AKA stone. Venetian Plasters Green Qualities are almost reason enough to use this technique in your home!  Indoor Air  is often more toxic than outside pollution. Venetian Plaster will provide you with LOW VOC and resist Mold and Mildew it is naturally high in pH and lime finishes act as an anti-bacterial surface, neutralizing the development of organic substances such as mold and fungus .  Have you ever wondered how the venetian walls that cover Italy’s landscape have withstood the test of time for over 300 years!  The Benefits are unmistakable!

.    Crack-Resistant
•    Very Breathable
•    Self-Healing
•    Wets and Dries Out FAST
•    Naturally Mold-Resistant
•    Time-Tested
•    Natural & Green

Other similar finishes include Anticco, Tuscany, Marmorino ( a much older venetian plaster dated Rome’s 1st century), silkstone and Terra. All can be applied on exteriors as well on interiors. 

Cost will vary from 7.00 to $28.00 per square foot of area to be plastered, with additional costs for wall space over 9 feet and ceilings. (100 sq. ft. minimum each finish per job)

For columns, prices start at $75.00 per linear foot.

All prices include materials and labor.  Because of the artistic nature of Italian plaster application, each wall will be a unique statement with its own distinctive look. We will work with you or your designer to customize colors or combine plaster finishes, creating a beautifully coordinated look within your overall plan. View more samples of Venetian Plaster at www.kbwalls.com.

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~ by bruce on August 24, 2009.

 
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