How to Remove Old Plastic Tile Glue from Plaster & Lath?

Answer Plaster and lath is a type of walling that was used before World War II to build houses. The lath is cedar paneling, which provided support and protection from bugs. The lath was covered with plast... Read More »

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How to Remove Plastic Tile, Glue & Grout?

Plastic tiles gained widespread usage in the United States during the postwar period of the 1940s and 1950s. Used largely to replace old plaster surfaces, installers glued the tiles into place, and... Read More »

How to Repair a Lath & Plaster Ceiling?

When your plaster ceiling begins to sag or bulge, it requires your immediate attention before it collapses. Plaster is very heavy and needs to be anchored securely. Over time, plaster can lose its ... Read More »

How to Strip Wallpaper from Plaster & Lath?

Don't rent expensive equipment - you will need newspapers, bucket(s) of hot water, a long-handled sponge mop, scrubby sponge, regular sponges, a putty scraper & time!

How do I remove wallpaper glue from plaster walls?

Pour 1 gallon of water in a pump sprayer. Add 5 oz. wallpaper stripper. Shake the solution vigorously until mixed. Spray the solution on a section of the plaster walls. Let sit for one minute, all... Read More »