What’s the Difference Between Wood and Metal Lathes?

There are many machines that are essential to the construction industry. One such machine is a lathe. This is one of the most versatile and handy pieces of equipment that has a variety of uses when building or reconstructing parts of a home. This useful tool may be used to cut, drill, sand, face, and [...]

By |2021-10-26T02:43:03+00:00October 26th, 2021|Blog|0 Comments

Why Do Buildings Need Retaining Walls?

Retaining walls can be part of a building or independent structures on their own. Their primary purpose is to provide support for soil and prevent erosion. Many types of material can be used to build retaining walls.  The most common materials used are cement with rebars, stone with cement, and more. Of course, each material [...]

By |2021-10-19T00:53:11+00:00October 19th, 2021|Blog|0 Comments

How to Ensure Long Term Waterproofing of Stucco

With so many people who own stucco homes struggling with wall rot, there has been a renewed interest in the subject of waterproofing stucco. Stucco itself is fairly waterproof on its own, but stucco walls and openings in those walls need to be correctly installed in order to achieve true waterproofing. There are three key [...]

By |2021-10-12T07:28:03+00:00October 12th, 2021|Blog|0 Comments

2 Finishes That Can Increase Your Property’s Value

Buying a property is a considerable investment. Homeowners purchase houses to shelter them and provide a quality place for the family’s rest and recreation. Building owners invest in buildings and transform them into businesses. Although they are expensive, properties would eventually increase in value, making the entire investment worth it. Time plays a vital role [...]

By |2021-10-05T09:58:28+00:00October 5th, 2021|Blog|0 Comments

Is It Important to Prime Stucco Before Painting?

When you’re thinking about painting your fresh stucco, you may wonder how long you should wait before you can safely apply paint. Although the surface’s dry time is an essential factor to consider, you’ll also want to consider the stucco’s pH level, as painting it too soon will result in color burnout. Because of this, [...]

By |2021-10-01T19:07:07+00:00September 28th, 2021|Blog|0 Comments

What Happens When You Drill Into Stucco

Stucco is a concrete-like material that is often used in decorative walls and ceilings. Unfortunately, many people treat it much like concrete due to its hardness, although it isn't concrete. This has led to many mishaps that result in expensive fixes to restore the stucco implementation once more. As such, before you work on your [...]

By |2021-09-21T15:22:36+00:00September 21st, 2021|Blog|0 Comments

The Difference Between Visual and Moisture Assessment Stucco Inspections

Choosing the right materials is a crucial step when building or renovating a home. If you want to skip siding or brick, a great alternative is stucco. What is Stucco? Stucco is a construction material that's made from aggregates, binders, and water. When applied wet, it gradually hardens to a solid, dense surface. Since you [...]

By |2021-09-14T17:31:02+00:00September 14th, 2021|Blog|0 Comments

3 Common Reasons Why Stucco Fail

When it comes to making an excellent first impression of the exterior of your home, you can’t do without stucco! The mixture of cement, sand, lime, and water provides a crisp and clean base that could be painted in any color, producing the look you want to achieve. While it’s true that stucco is an [...]

By |2021-09-07T16:07:57+00:00September 7th, 2021|Blog|0 Comments

How to Effectively Plan for an Exterior Home Remodel

Your home’s exterior is often people’s first impression of your home. And so, you’d want to leave a good impression by fixing it up with some remodeling. However, before you start your exterior home remodeling project, there are some things you need to know. An exterior home remodeling project isn’t just something you start all [...]

By |2021-08-31T15:51:18+00:00August 31st, 2021|Blog|0 Comments

Is Patching Stucco Safe

The exterior elements of your home need careful attention the same way you would give for your interior design, so for the best of both worlds that offer durability and longevity for an affordable cost, stucco rises on top as one of the most versatile choices for your abode’s exterior.  Stucco is a cement-based siding, [...]

By |2021-08-24T15:35:16+00:00August 24th, 2021|Blog|0 Comments
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