Protecting Your Investment: Why Maintain Plaster and Stucco

By |June 27th, 2022|

No one can deny the majesty of those grand houses that stood the test of time. Not only their aesthetic appeal makes them impressive, but their longevity is another notable characteristic. These houses have stories to tell, every one of them. If a home has survived the ravages of time, it has something to offer.    It is only possible with well-maintained interior and exterior plaster and stucco. Both construction materials have been available for centuries and are known for durability. However, you need to invest in their maintenance to keep them in excellent shape. Interior and exterior plaster and stucco [...]

New Plaster Installation or Drywall: Which Is Better?

By |June 20th, 2022|

Even though new plaster costs somewhat more than drywall, there are numerous reasons to choose new plaster installation over drywall installation. When picking between drywall and plaster, keep in mind your long-term maintenance and repair expenses, the appearance of these two materials and your home's total value. Consider these advantages of new plaster installation versus drywall if you have a new home built or your current home requires extensive wall or ceiling repairs. If you need to, talk to an interior plaster and stucco services provider about your options, as they will be able to point out the benefits for [...]

Why Is Plaster a Good Choice of Material for Waterproofing?

By |June 13th, 2022|

Plaster is a long-lasting substance that can last for decades, if not centuries before it needs to be repaired or replaced! You might notice what causes water damage to plaster ceilings because the material is so sturdy. This blog can assist you in maintaining the condition of your home's plaster and avoiding otherwise unneeded repair and replacement costs. Leaking or burst pipes, faulty plumbing connections, overflowing bathtubs, and other plumbing problems result in trapped water or water running down frames, causing damage to plaster ceilings and walls. Water damage is also a result of trapped humidity. As a structure changes [...]

5 Benefits of Venetian Plastering to Your Renovation Project

By |June 7th, 2022|

Are you planning to start a home renovation project soon? To learn all about venetian plastering and how it can benefit your home improvement project, read on. What Is Venetian Plastering  Venetian plastering is a decorative exterior plastering that has been used in building exteriors, including fireplaces and columns, walls and ceilings, and even stairs going down to the basement. The most common use of the plastering is in Venetian style homes that were built mostly throughout the 1900s. In those days, the plastering was called Italian plastering or Italian stucco. Venetian plastering was traditionally created using a mixture of [...]

Moisture Barriers vs Waterproofing Membranes: What are the Key Differences?

By |May 31st, 2022|

Keeping water out of your basement is an important part of keeping your property safe. When you protect your moisture-sensitive flooring, you choose between many of your vapor barrier and waterproofing membrane options.  While many vendors market underlays as having vapor barriers that’ll be enough to protect your basement, that’s not always the best option. Many packaging labels also put vague words like moisture protection, making choosing the best material to use even more challenging.  The truth is that moisture protection is rarely enough to protect against all types of moisture. With that said, here are the main differences between [...]

3 Reasons You Should Upgrade Your Fireplace Today

By |May 24th, 2022|

Today's fireplaces come in various styles, including gas, wood or pellet-burning, and freestanding and built-in models. New technology has also made it possible to convert a traditional fireplace into an electric fireplace, resulting in many benefits such as reduced cost to operate since gas is no longer required. No matter what type of fireplace you have installed in your home, there are many reasons you may be considering installing a new fireplace in your home; some of them are: 1. Minimize Heat Loss Old fireplaces can lose a lot of heat up the chimney, increasing heating costs and even reducing [...]

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