Stucco Installation Stone Installation Stucco Repairs Stone Repairs Stucco Coating EIFS Replacement Waterproofing
Stucco consists mainly of Portland
cement, sand and water and is similar to concrete. Prehistoric
stucco was performed on dwellings 4,000 years ago such as the
pyramids of Egypt and structures in Central and South America .
Stucco loves water and will continue to harden for 40 years.
Hard Coat Stucco -A
moisture barrier is applied to the substrate. Galvanized metal
lath is attached, and three layers of stucco are applied. A
Scratch coat, brown coat & color coat (Synthetic/Traditional).
E.I.F.S. - (Exterior
Insulation Finish System) (EPS) Insulation board is attached to
the substrate. The Insulation Board is properly prepared to
receive base coat. Fiber glass mesh is embedded into the base
coat. The finish / color coat is applied to cured base coat.
Custom Trim Mouldings -
All trim mouldings have a precision shaped (EPS) core.
Base coat is applied to the (EPS) material. Fiberglass mesh is
embedded into the base coat. This provides a durable surface.
The finish / color coat is then applied.
Stone/Thin Brick -Except
for clean masonry, a moisture barrier is applied followed by
galvanized lath & attached to substrate. A scratch coat of type
N mortar is applied to the lath. Stone / Brick veneer is applied
& grouted using a Type N mortar.
Stucco is environmentally safe
and clean. Stucco allows for air infiltration, keeping your home
fresh and comfortable. Stucco will outlast the life of your
home. Stucco is a barrier to termites and woodpeckers. Stucco
does not burn, thus giving you increased fire protection. Stucco
can be easily repaired. Stucco provides a solid hard wall that
offers security and protects against the weather.