John Sciandra, owner of A-Plus Plastering, is a plaster savant, and a treasure for anyone in need of REAL PLASTER work (not just drywall repair-which I'm sure he can do as well)! John arrived on time as scheduled. He quickly assessed the situation and got to work. He did a fantastic job of removing the water-damaged plaster and the horrible attempted DIY repair perpetrated by two home owners, who shall remain nameless. ( Much to his credit, he did not laugh too hard at our poor attempt to fix it ourselves! John is a master at knowing exactly what type of plaster to mix for the situation at hand and he was well-prepared with all necessary supplies. We were concerned that anybody would be able to do it, but John was able to make a very good match on our 1959 swirl-patterned plaster ceiling for the bedroom. We are ecstatic with the finished product! John also fixed some exterior stucco where we had removed an old well housing, and some other minor stucco breaks. He did an excellent job of matching our old-style popcorn stucco. We are very pleased with the result. On this visit, he also repaired water-damaged walls in our bathroom. These are plaster on concrete and concrete block walls ( gotta' love 1959 construction). John was supposed to fix the bathroom walls on the first visit when he fixed the bedroom ceiling and the exterior stucco. He was able to complete one wall, and it looks beautiful. However, once he knocked the old plaster out on the other wall, he found the wall to be very wet from an unidentified leak. He helped us find the source of the leak in a join near the porch roof and main house, and recommended a good sealer. It was necessary to fix the leak and let the wall thoroughly dry for several days in order for John to complete the repair. So John packed up his tools for the day, and had us schedule a follow-up appointment with his office manager (wife), who is very pleasant and professional as well. After the leak was repaired and wall dry, we scheduled John to complete the repair. Once again, he arrived as scheduled and did a wonderful, professional job. My bathroom walls look terrific! John is extremely professional, organized, neat and very nice too. We highly recommend him to anyone in need of plaster repair work. It is very difficult to find someone who can do REAL PLASTER WORK, but it was our lucky day when we located John on Angie's List! Thank you again for a job well done, John!