Recoat and Re-stucco Restucco? Why would I need to recoat or restucco my Home? Over time, rain erodes the thin coating of stucco that contains the sand that creates the texture layer. When this happens, the texture can easily be removed if the wall is cleaned with a pressure washer, or with time [...]
Historical Home Repairs Assessing The Damage Most historical home stucco repairs due to stucco deterioration are 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 [...]
A restucco is the best way to address not only problems of deterioration, but also of cosmetics. The advantage to a complete restucco is that the preparation and repair work is sealed under a color coat that allows for a more solid and uniform finished product without the look of a patch job. The [...]
Cleaning Stucco DIY Surface Cleaning Stucco. Cleaning stucco is a relatively simple process. Depending on the size of the stucco area to be cleaned, the tools used for cleaning will vary: You can hand clean with a soft to medium bristle brush or shop broom to reach higher on the wall without needing [...]
Traditional Stucco or Synthetic Stucco Applied over Concrete Block Walls Traditional Portland cement stucco or Synthetic Stucco 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 [...]
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 [...]
Stucco siding is highly resistant to stains caused by exposure to the weather, nature, and the environment. However, staining and discoloration may still occur.