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What’s needed to repair plaster (stucco)?

What's needed to repair stucco? If you're thinking about repairing your stucco, there are a few things you'll need to take into account. First, you'll need to determine the extent of the damage. If the damage is minor, you may be able to repair it yourself. However, if the damage is more significant, you'll [...]

2022-07-15T12:59:08-07:00

Stucco Stain Removal and Sealing

Stucco siding is highly resistant to stains caused by exposure to the weather, nature, and the environment. However, staining and discoloration may still occur. The most common stains on exterior stucco are dirt and mildew. Stucco stains can be effectively removed using the proper tools and procedures. Whether you have some type of atmospheric [...]

2022-07-03T14:51:40-07:00

Historical Home Repairs

Assessing The Damage Most historical home stucco deterioration is the result of water infiltration into the building structure through the roof, around chimneys, window and door openings, or excessive ground water or moisture penetrating through or splashing up from the building foundation. Potential causes of deterioration include: ground or building settlement, inadequate or leaking [...]

2023-11-26T17:20:52-08:00

Block and Frame Wall Plaster

Portland cement plaster may be applied over the surface of concrete block walls for a variety of reasons. It may be to enhance the appearance of the building, to level out irregularities of alignment of the blocks, to achieve uniformity and continuity of surface where concrete blocks abut other construction materials, to provide alternative [...]

2023-08-18T18:06:40-07:00

Brief history on Stucco and how it’s used for homes

Stucco homes and home building - a short history. One of the most common, traditional building styles is greatly misunderstood. Stucco, a material that is similar to plastering, has become an efficient, durable process that is prevalent in the United States from the mid-1800's forward to today. Because stucco looks similar to adobe, it [...]

2023-01-02T12:07:26-08:00
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