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Plaster Repair in the Bay Area - Proactively Keeping Your Walls Beautiful and Healthy

Plaster Repair in the Bay Area - Proactively Keeping Your Walls Beautiful and Healthy

Plaster, though not used as often these days in modern construction, offers tremendous benefits. It’s solid and strong, resists mold, and deadens sound as well. These are all attributes that any interior space would be happy to have.

As the baby boom of the last century came along, however, a wall and ceiling material that didn’t require so much technical skill to install became necessary. After all, whole neighborhoods were being erected as fast as possible in the 1950s, and there just wasn’t time for the artistry of flawless plastering.

Enter the era of drywall (gypsum board).

If your home has plaster walls, you are fortunate in many ways. You also may have found, however, that it can be a little difficult to find a painting company with the skills and knowledge necessary for plaster repair and care. Our team at MB Jessee is happy to meet that need for our Bay Area clients, delivering old-school craftsmanship in our modern world.

Private Residence Pebble Beach
Photo by Andrea Bartholick Pace Interior Design

Common Signs That Your Plaster Walls Need Repair

We can’t overemphasize how important proactive plaster repair really is. Ignored or unnoticed symptoms eventually require more extensive correction, making prompt care the most cost-effective and sensible option.

  • Watch for Cracks - Plaster may be solid, but it also is brittle. This means that expansion and contraction within your home, and natural shifts, can cause cracking over time.
  • Monitor Cracks - Hairline cracks are common and acceptable. If you have one already, just watch it closely, or maybe snap a photo if you don’t quite trust your memory. If it spreads or widens, it’s time to call a professional.
  • Water Damage - If your walls experience moisture intrusion, on a large or small scale, it is important to call a painting company that deals with plaster repair. As we mentioned above, catching damage and decay early is key.

Assessment is an essential first step, making it absolutely imperative that you find a qualified, experienced plaster repair expert. Determining whether the repair can be made topically or if there is an underlying structural issue, for example, is a crucial first step that will impact the overall success of your project.

Plaster Repair in Oakland and the Bay Area - We’re Ready to Serve You!

At MB Jessee, we believe in doing the work correctly the first time, yielding the beautiful, lasting results that our business is built upon. Contact us today to discuss your concerns and questions!

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Customer Reviews

“I just wanted to send you an email to say that John did such a great job over here today. He is truly a hard worker. He has the perfect balance of friendliness, honesty, and professionalism. I trust him. He takes the time to do the job to the best of his ability and that is what sets him (and your company) apart from the competition. He didn't make me feel rushed. He really made me feel like our job was the most important thing in the world. Thanks again!”

— Jo

“Today I received a beautiful bouquet from your company. It was totally unexpected and very much appreciated--a lovely surprise. Also today, your crew finished my job. I am so pleased with all their fine work. Richard is absolutely amazing and a total delight to work with. He was also extremely helpful during the paint color process. The interior work in my home far exceeded my expectations. A big thank you to you and the crew for an outstanding job. Thank you, thank you for a terrific job!”

— Barbara

“We just wanted to let you know how pleased we are with the work of MB Jessee Painting and your employees. Everything turned out beautiful. Our foreman was great! He was punctual, professional, neat and very accommodating ... and went the extra mile. We will definitely recommend you to our friends and family.”

— Michelle & Rivers Gee

“Richard and crew have been great, for sure. As much as I look forward to having the job done and my house back in order, I really enjoyed having them around. You should feel really good about how they represent your company.”

— Jessica Dodson

“MB Jessee painters are stellar! As a designer I've worked with numerous companies over the years, and MB Jessee is a top-notch firm. From the first phone call to the final clean up, every person is courteous, professional, and hard working. The owner, Matt, is a charitable leader who has instilled his team with integrity and honesty providing the customer with a first class experience at a fair price with a paint job that is guaranteed to last. I highly recommend MB Jessee. Thank you Matt and your STAR crew-Daniel, Rigoberto, Vicente, Edy, Pedro, and Mario, for a job well executed! Cynthia Brian, ASID, Starstyle® Productions, llc”

— Cynthia Brian
Morgan, CA

“In all the years I've worked with MB Jessee, I'm always so impressed by your crews. They are so respectful of everything--you never even know they're there! Except that the paint looks amazing when they're gone. We've had one showing of our home and already have an offer. I'm sure it is because the paint looks so beautiful.”

— Erin T.
Pleasant Hill

“Our paint crew did a great job and the foreman, Gersson was exceptionally great to work with. He was always available to answer questions, good at problem-solving, very patient, kind, and highly professional with great customer service. We definitely recommend this company, and Gersson and his crew.”

— Andrea Y.
Berkeley, CA

“I cannot imagine finer painters--and I have worked with many. They work exceptionally hard. It is a joy to see their workmanship!”

— Alicia R.

“High quality work from a pleasant and qualified staff. Thank you!”

— Paul Markovich

“I love the article in the paper on your company. Thank you for supporting our community by painting at the Claremont Middle School. Thanks!”

— Carla Banks

“MB Jessee just finished our exterior and we couldn't be happier with our experience. The foreman (Pedro) and lead painter (Ricardo) were incredible to work with: they communicated scheduling clearly, Ricardo was a joy to be around every day, the showed up early every day, were incredibly tidy and did great paint work. The final walk through experience was incredible. Pedro pointed out items I missed demonstrating a clear desire to complete another quality project. I highly recommend them. As others have noted they definitely aren't the cheapest but you quickly realize that you're getting what you pay for. The 3 year guarantee is also a nice touch since there are likely touch up items that will show up after the job is done.”

— Joshua Jansen

“Dear Matt,You must be so proud of your men! They were fantastic to have around. Polite, courteous and hardworking. I am so pleased with the outcome of our home--in fact, I couldn't be any more pleased than I am!”

— Mrs. S
San Leandro