Plastering the attic is the final touch there. The attic is 20 x 60 x 10 feet. It is completely contained in the roof area. Like our chalet in Tamaqua and our guest house down here - we made full use of the space in the attic.
Today - a crew of about 12 men from Tony's Drywall and Plaster were very busy plastering the entire house. We used Blueboard for the walls. Think of Blueboard as a water resistant drywall with a rough coating on it. The tough coating allows the veneer plaster to stick to it. The entire surface of the board is plastered. Every single wall and ceiling gets a hard coat of veneer plaster.
Many of the guys have been working for Tony for over 20 years. Gary hires them all the time because they do any excellent job - are dependable - and offer a reasonable price.
These guys are working in the kitchen.
Notice the stilts to work on the 10 foot ceilings.
In the attic - this veneer plaster will be the final coat. There is no need to paint it. The attic has a 20 foot x 60 foot ¾ inch plywood floor. The floor is very nice with no knots. Since we plan to finish the floor with a clear coat - the crew covered the floor with felt paper. After the plywood is coated - the attic will be complete.
While the crew of 12 plasterers were busy inside - Gary and the crew were working on the siding outside.