Stain New Skim Coat Plaster Walls

jru5000October 24, 2011

I recently had a skim coat of veneer plaster done to my walls. The surface is beautiful to touch, almost feels like stone! I don't want to paint them and be left with a roller/brush texture on the surface. Is there a way to stain/white wash the plaster to: make the white color more uniform (i can see the areas of patching over seams etc).

Thanks!

Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
brickeyee

Stain is just thin paint, and will have the exact same problems of even application ad brush and roller marks, possibly worse.

    Bookmark   October 24, 2011 at 3:40PM
Sign Up to comment
More Discussions
Popcorn Ceiling Removal...Is it worth it?
I have read many of the posts regarding Popcorn Ceilings...
cudjoegal
Small bath remodel - problem tub size
I could use some advice. We decided it is high time...
thomis
Insulating exterior walls with rigid foam
We live in Silicon Valley, where the climate is moderate....
ylmzm
Moving window vertically
Hello - we are purchasing a house and trying to think...
bethanympuku
Questions about attic & insulation
1980's era house. Blown in FG insulation which at this...
lucas_tx_gw
Sponsored Products
Ashfield Walnut with Antique Flemish 56-Inch Ceiling Fan
$542.00 | Bellacor
Regency 'Villa Tesio' Distressed Red Wall Clock
Overstock.com
Area Rug: Lyon Lifestyle Collection Firework 5' 2" x 7' 7"
Home Depot
Fitzgerald Swivel Chair - Key Largo Ruby Red
Joybird Furniture
Westinghouse Wall Mounted 1-Light Textured White on Cast Aluminum Exterior Wall
$16.64 | Home Depot
Capital Lighting Pearson Traditional Wall Sconce
1800Lighting
Howard Elliott Jackson Espresso & Silver Oversized Wall Mirror - 36W x 48H in. D
$263.92 | Hayneedle
Holcomb Mirror - WOOD - DR BROWN
$599.00 | Horchow
© 2015 Houzz Inc. Houzz® The new way to design your home™