If you live in an older home that was built before the time where every process was mechanised, then you may enjoy some of the decorative skills employed by tradesmen and plasterers from "back in the day." The edge of the plaster ceiling in your living room is adorned with a cornice and may have an elaborate pattern as a way of adding character to the room itself. However, you're facing a significant problem with this ceiling, as you've recently had a flooding event.
If you are a facility manager, do you sometimes feel as if you need to have eyes in the back of your head so that you can keep an eye out for vandals, corner-cutting employees or other mischief makers? You may have CCTV cameras dotted around your facility, but they can't capture every misdeed and from time to time you will have to dig into your corporate pocket to make some significant repairs.