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Have you considered Textured Plasters for your next project?

With residential and commercial customers falling in love with the luxurious appearance of polished plaster, it's no wonder it has taken the interior design world by storm over the last couple of years. That's why, if you want to add something unique to your décor, you should consider the latest development – textured polished plaster. Here we explain what it is, along with a few ways you can use it in your next interior design project.

What is textured polished plaster? Textured polished plaster is a type of polished plaster that mimics the appearance of natural stone, while being easy to apply and restore. Instead of being smooth like traditional polished plaster, it has a distinct textured finish. It is less shiny than regular polished plaster as it is inspired by the appearance of stone in the outdoor environment. There is an increasing appreciation for natural materials in design at the moment and there’s a growing focus on blurring the architectural line between indoors and out.

Spilt stone, Bamboo, Dragged and Zen are just a few examples of textured polished plaster.

Textured polished plaster is ideal for creating a new look or providing a contrast to your existing polished plaster walls. When applied by an experienced professional, the finish grows stronger over time, ensuring that your new look will last long into the future.

Reasons why you would use textured polished plaster There are many reasons to use textured polished plaster in your interior décor scheme, whether at home or for a business premises. Here are a few reasons to consider:

It looks extremely luxurious

The textured finish shows how a great deal of craftsmanship goes into its application. It also gives more visual interest to any room, a quality which in a split second catches the eye.

The colour can be changed

You can tint the polished plaster to suit your tastes and complement the rest of your design scheme. You can also apply a coloured wash or metallic glaze so there is a shade to suit everyone, enabling you to create a truly bespoke look.

It is safe and hygienic

Textured polished plaster is a safe and hygienic finish because it is naturally resistant to mould and mildew. It is ideal for commercial settings such as the hospitality industry, as well as at home.

It is ideal for interior walls

Even though it is designed to look like weathered stone in the natural world, it is actually ideal for use on interior walls. It can be used on both structural and partition walls, and dries strong and durable, making it a highly versatile choice.

How can textured polished plaster be used?

Textured polished plasters can be used on a range of surfaces, walls and ceilings being the most obvious. However depending on what you are wanting to achieve, textured plasters can also be used on benchtops, art canvases, garden pots and as part of statement furniture pieces, to name a few. To discover more information about textured polished plaster for your interior design project, please contact the team at Claddagh Plastering, and we will be happy to help.

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