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Stucco Home Siding: Fundamentals

Home outsides are made up of numerous layers that operate in combination with each other. The most noticeable layer and the one crucial to your home's life-span is the outer layer: the siding or cladding. The most popular kinds of home siding are fiber-cement panels, vinyl siding, and plywood. There is another kind of siding [...]

Stucco Home Siding: Fundamentals2023-01-02T12:10:29-07:00

Can Stucco Be Applied Over Painted Walls?

Can stucco be applied over painted walls? If you're considering stucco for your home or business, you may be wondering if it can be applied over painted walls. The answer is yes! Stucco can provide a durable, long-lasting finish over painted surfaces.  The surface should be clean and free of any loose paint [...]

Can Stucco Be Applied Over Painted Walls?2022-07-22T15:20:49-07:00

Pick the right stucco contractor

Make sure the contractor is licensed, insured, and bonded - ask for proof. Check out their reviews and their portfolio! Ask for references. Get written quotes Picking the right stucco contractor for your job is mostly common sense. When it comes to choosing a stucco contractor, there are a few things you should keep [...]

Pick the right stucco contractor2022-12-09T13:08:39-07:00

Stucco Maintenance And Repair – Identifying Damage

Even the most carefully mixed and expertly applied Portland cement plaster will develop cracks.  With the proper use of control and expansion joints, addition of fiber shorts to basecoat mixes, and using only the best quality ingredients (especially sand) can go a long way toward limiting the amount and severity of cracking that will occur [...]

Stucco Maintenance And Repair – Identifying Damage2023-01-02T12:19:09-07:00

Repair Cracks In Stucco

Repair Cracks In Your Stucco Stucco is one of the most durable wall surfaces available, and has been used by home builders since the Roman Empire. Along with the durability of stucco, and because of its rigid nature, stucco can develop cracks and holes over time due to settling and impact damage. Once a [...]

Repair Cracks In Stucco2022-07-22T15:22:38-07:00

San Diego Stucco Patching

Providing San Diego homeowners affordable stucco patching solutions for over 35 years. When you need professional and affordable stucco patching services in San Diego and surrounding communities, Nurse Stucco should be your stucco contractor of choice. Nurse Stucco offers complete plaster and stucco services from complete new home stucco application, re-stuccoing existing structures, to [...]

San Diego Stucco Patching2023-12-09T11:33:09-07:00

What Is Stucco? The Basics

Stucco - also called Portland cement plaster - is an attractive and durable cement based coating that can be applied over masonry, properly prepared metal or wood framing and/or sheathing, or special insulation board surfaces.  Because of the inherent advantages (insulation properties, moisture resistance, a relatively rough/rustic look, low maintenance, and flexibility) of Stucco [...]

What Is Stucco? The Basics2023-12-09T11:33:34-07:00
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