&nbsp&nbsp Site built homes are covered with any one of a variety of materials. Many homes use a combination of materials. Two commonly combined exterior coverings are stucco and brick. Stucco and brick are used together or separately and both facades have cost saving benefits down the road. Many home owners who remodel or build […]

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Put Stucco over Brick?

Stucco over Brick Buying a new home is great, no doubt. However, there are situations where remodeling is the better alternative. When you start thinking about remodeling or buying a new home, you are probably ready for a new look; maybe something like more contemporary architectural designs. Perhaps you now prefer stucco over brick and […]

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Exterior Wall Finishes

Exterior Wall Finishes The outside of a house is hard to change, especially if it is not one that is made of wood and be simply repainted to breathe in some new life. You can, however, really change the look of your home by opting for exterior wall finishes such as brick or stucco that […]

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More Stucco Repair

Stucco Repair Options Even though stucco is a durable wall surface it’s also an equal opportunity annoyer. When it’s settled it can often present cracks and holes over time that need to be resealed in order to prevent water damage and further deterioration. Small stucco repair jobs of six inches or so won’t take up […]

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Stucco Average Repairs When repairing a six to ten square feet area on a stucco wall, such as a spot where a window has been removed, the first thing to do is clear the loose and damaged stucco away with a vacuum cleaner. In order to create more room to put new wall material, you […]

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Painted Stucco Repair

Simple Stucco Repair Over time stucco may begin to crack as a home settles. Cracks may also occur as a result of expansion and contraction. When these damages occur it is time to repair your home’s stucco. Instead of hiring a professional and paying for labor costs you can do the job yourself. Stucco repair […]

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Small Stucco Repair

Simple Stucco Repair Anyone Can Do Stucco when cracked or damaged can look very unsightly.  A small stucco repair about 1-5 sq feet can easily be a DIY project.   Depending on where you live, this project will cost anywhere between 5 to 10 dollars per sq feet. Materials needed to repair stucco •   […]

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Stucco Over Brick Installing stucco over brick is a popular option. If you are just tired of the look of your brick home, you can have stucco installed over your brick. If you have cracks or bricks falling off your home, you should repair those issues first. The falling bricks could be very simple, but […]

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How To Stucco

How To Stucco Applying stucco to a home is a project that many homeowners can accomplish themselves without prior experience, when armed with the proper understanding of the processes involved in how to stucco the right way. While applying stucco to an unpainted concrete or mortar surface is a simple two step process, the application […]

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EIFS Stucco

EIFS Stucco Exterior insulation and finishing system, also known as EIFS stucco, is a European invention that was developed shortly after the second world war. It was first used as a material in the retrofitting of masonry walls. Though it was first used in North America in the 60s, the material did not gain popularity […]

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