Why you should never cut corners on finishes

Novice painters and professional plastering job are recipe for disaster

A friend of mine is an expert plaster and drywall finisher with almost 50 years in the trade. Not long ago, he knocked himself out on a very labor-intensive plastering job. Instead of kudos, though, he got a complaint from the owner, who said:

"Jimmy, they painted the walls, but I’m really unhappy with the way they came out."