How Much Does It Cost to Stucco A House?

Stucco is a versatile and inexpensive material used for decorative coating on walls and ceilings to cover up metal, concrete, or other less appealing surfaces. It’s easy to apply to many different areas without requiring excess work or materials, is easily colored for customization, and lasts years after application. Because of these, it makes for [...]

By |2021-01-19T12:26:54+00:00January 19th, 2021|Blog|0 Comments

Stucco Failure Warning Signs You Should Take Note Of

A home built with exterior plaster and stucco typically lasts quite a long time, considering the durable nature of the product. However, depending on where you live, your stucco applications may start to deteriorate over time. When these finishes look like they are developing different visual appearances, it is probably time to contact an exterior [...]

By |2021-01-12T12:36:40+00:00January 12th, 2021|Blog|0 Comments

What Is the Difference Between Concrete and Stucco

Two of the oldest and most common building materials that are still popular and being used today are stucco and concrete. This is because, over the years, manufacturers and suppliers have developed significant improvements and variations that help make these materials useful for construction. Concrete and plaster walls often use stucco and concrete and are [...]

By |2021-01-05T12:36:27+00:00January 5th, 2021|Blog|0 Comments

Breaking Down the Process of Plastering

Plastering is an art that can add an exquisite finish to your home, especially when you start dealing with concrete and plaster walls. In any case of home design, plastering must be conducted with precision and care to end up with a beautiful finish. The process of plastering for these materials isn’t that arduous, but [...]

By |2020-12-28T13:24:23+00:00December 28th, 2020|Blog|0 Comments

How to Know If Your Home’s Exterior Is In Good Shape

For most people across the world, their home is one of the biggest investments anyone can make. Seeing as it’s the living space where families can grow for generations, keeping it up-to-date and in good is a must. It’s easy to get lost in the thrill of fix-me-uppers, but a makeover often goes beyond aesthetic [...]

By |2020-12-22T11:48:24+00:00December 22nd, 2020|Blog|0 Comments

Dry Lining vs. Wet Plaster: Is One Better Than the Other?

Whether you're giving your home a much-needed renovation or you're constructing a new one, one of the features you'll have to think of is your walls and what materials you should use.  There are two common materials used in walls, and these are drylining and plaster. Plaster is the traditional method that has been used [...]

By |2020-12-14T18:29:52+00:00December 15th, 2020|Blog|0 Comments

What Are the Benefits of A Stucco House?

There are thousands of ways to build a house, and various materials and techniques can be utilized to lend aesthetic value and functionality. One popular method that homes in the United States use to provide a nice texture to their exterior and interior is stucco siding. Using Portland cement, sand, lime, and water, these coats [...]

By |2020-12-08T13:25:33+00:00December 8th, 2020|Blog|0 Comments

The Stages of Dry Rot

Dry rot is a fungus that can ruin even the most beautiful and well-built of structures—and knowing how it thrives is important in preventing its growth and spread! While most fungi thrive in acidic conditions, dry rot is more resilient and will live even in alkaline environments. This means that it can keep growing everywhere [...]

By |2020-12-02T15:17:34+00:00December 2nd, 2020|Blog|0 Comments

Faux Venetian Plaster and Venetian Plaster: The Key Differences

When you're renovating a home, there are many small decisions you need to make. From the wall color to the wood grain, every element you use contributes or detracts from the overall look. If you have a formal aesthetic, you might also look at the plaster your contractors use. Venetian plastering is a standard in Greco-Roman [...]

By |2020-11-24T08:24:54+00:00November 24th, 2020|Blog|0 Comments

Tips for Maintaining Your Home’s Stucco

One of the most popular exterior walls finishes used in numerous residential homes, and commercial projects is stucco. Stucco is a construction material that is made of a binder, aggregates, and water. This material is first applied wet on walls and slowly hardens to a dense and rough solid. Stucco is often used as a [...]

By |2020-11-17T13:20:55+00:00November 17th, 2020|Blog|0 Comments
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