Why are my parapets in such bad shape?

Most stucco deterioration is the result of water infiltration into the building structure, either through the roof, around chimneys, window and door openings, or excessive ground water or moisture penetrating through, or splashing up from the foundation. Potential causes of deterioration include: ground settlement lintel and door frame settlement, inadequate or leaking gutters and downspouts, intrusive vegetation, moisture migration within … Read More

Why is my stucco so ugly?

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Causes Of Stucco Damage In New Mexico Stress Cracks – As a hard surface, stucco bears a great deal of stress as the home settles and during hot-cold expansion periods. When settling or expansion and contractions are severe enough, the stucco cracks. Accidents – Believe it or not, it’s not that uncommon for a car to strike a house, damaging the stucco as … Read More

Acrylic Finish Vs Stucco Finish

Acrylic stucco finishes are used as the last coating for concrete bases, with acrylic being introduced much later than stucco. The latter has been used for several centuries while the former has only been around for several decades. Although both are great finishing materials, there are several differences between both, and knowing these will help homeowners or contractors decide on … Read More