Plaster Is Worth Preserving
Many older homes use a combination of lathe and plaster to create the walls of the home. The lathes are small pieces of wood which are nailed to the studs in the home. They create a foundation to which the plaster is applied. In modern homes this system has been replaced by drywall and texture. The chief benefit of the modern system is that it is easy to install. If you have plaster in your home, even if it is not in great shape, it is worth preserving or several reasons.