Questions & Answers About Venetian Plasters
Venetian Plaster, also called Italian Stucco, is a type of decorative plaster that is made from all-natural lime putty, dust from authentic marble and pigment. There are many types of Venetian Plasters and many different techniques that can be used to create custom and distinctive applications. Among the outstanding qualities of Venetian Plasters are the natural beauty, silky-smooth feel and finish, natural health benefits and the ability for it to stand for thousands of years.
When discussing the vision for your project, Luis Fernando will be able to give you a good idea about the project timing from start to finish. The length of a project depends on the size of the area and the Venetian Plaster technique being applied. Luis Fernando works hard to ensure project deadlines are met. He is reliable, respectful and dedicated to completing projects without delay.
Venetian Plaster is an investment. Over the long-term, it is actually more cost effective than paint or wallpaper. The cost of each project varies based on the size of the room and the type of application. Contact Luis Fernando to request an estimate for your Venetian Plaster project. He often consults with architects and contractors to find the most appropriate solution to stay within each client’s budget.
Venetian Plasters require little maintenance and almost never need to be recoated or replaced. Historically, they have stood the test of time. Venetian Plasters are fingerprint- and stain-resistant. Since the natural materials are porous, harsh cleaners and chemicals should not be used. In most cases, simply wipe the area with a soft cloth. If needed, warm water and mild soap may be used.
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Why use Venetian Plaster?
While Venetian Plasters are beautiful, they are also “green” and offer health benefits, including:
- NO harmful chemicals
- NO volatile organic compounds (VOCs)
- NO odor
- Regulate humidity
- Resist mold and mildew
- Absorb carbon dioxide from the air, creating a toxin-free environment
Plus, Venetian Plasters are:
- A natural insulator
- A natural sound barrier
- Easy to maintain and clean