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“With this guide I was able to repair my own plaster ceiling. It took some practice, but the detailed instructions in this manual were invaluable! I highly recommend this book to anyone interested in working on their old plaster.”
— John, Homeowner in Buxton, Maine

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“Noelle’s writing style is very down to earth and readable, making tough topics such as old house repair how-to’s easy to understand and follow. Her books and articles are essential resources for learning good restoration methods and practices!”
— John Petraglia, Publisher, Antique Homes




TOT: Avoid Harsh Drain Cleansers

DON’T use chemical drain cleaners to unclog your toilet or other drains! These products are not only dangerous to your health, but can damage plumbing fixtures and pipes, and kill the good bacteria operating septic systems – creating costly repairs!


New eBook!
How to Plaster

The essential guide to repairing, restoring, and renovating your plaster!

  • Step-by-step instructions
  • Working with plaster
  • Applying plaster
  • Complete repair How-To’s

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