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09:37PM | 11/01/02
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The ceilings of my living/dining combo room have some serious water damage. The horsehair plaster has loosened in the dining area (a 3x4' area is completely gone), and part of the ceiling has been patched with a sort of cement, leaving a huge curve in the surface (about 1x12'). I have considered drywall, beadboard, or tin to cover the failing plaster but have run into problems with the furr-stripping because of the uneveness. If I tear out the plaster and lathe, the ceiling will be completely open to the roof, and I'd rather not, considering the living room area ceiling is good, aside from a few nail holes. At this point, anything would be helpful!
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