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Stucco Stigma

Stucco Stigma

We are sure by now you have heard about some of the negative reputations that stucco has developed over the last decade or so.  But is this reputation deserved? The simple answer is no, but let us delve a little deeper into the subject and you will see for yourself...
Stucco Resurfacing

Stucco Resurfacing

Thinking about resurfacing your stucco home? This could be a great way to revitalize the look of your house, or it could be covering over way bigger problems. Things to know before you get your stucco resurfaced. What is the stucco applied to? If you have stucco over...
3 Stages of Stucco Failure

3 Stages of Stucco Failure

Stucco problems can come in many forms, from unsightly cracks and bulges, to internal water damage to hardwood floors and moldy and decaying floor joists.  But not all stucco problems necessarily mean costly repairs. Some stucco issues can be minor and require minimal...
Stucco Expansion Joints

Stucco Expansion Joints

Why are Stucco Expansion Joints Important? The stucco facade on any building will expand and contract with temperature changes.  This alone would not cause any problems if the temperature changes were uniform across the entire facade, and the building structure that...
Stucco or EIFS in Layman’s Terms

Stucco or EIFS in Layman’s Terms

EIFS stands for “Exterior Insulated Finishing System”.  This is basically a foam insulation board mounted to the outside of the building, then covered with a mesh before having a thin layer of stucco applied over the top as the visible exterior finish.  This type of...