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Six Ways the Construction Industry Is Being Affected by the Coronavirus Outbreak

May 7, 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic has been impacting Americans and world citizens in every possible area of life, including construction. In late February, the virus was first diagnosed in the United States, and as of late April, we have seen nearly 900,000 confirmed cases and around 50,000 deaths. The full impact of the virus remains to be seen over the next few months or years, but it’s safe to say that we’ll feel the effects for a long time to come. When it comes to construction in Bluffton, SC and beyond, experts predict that the industry will see some major impacts and... View Article

What Exactly Is Stucco, Anyway?

April 24, 2020

You’ve almost certainly come across stucco at some point in your life, even if you weren’t aware of it. It’s a very popular exterior and even interior finish in a wide variety of climates. While it’s most commonly associated with places like the southwestern United States, or places like Florida that see year-round warmth, it is also becoming more common in other more temperate regions of the country. It’s easy to see why stucco has become so popular in Bluffton, SC and beyond—it adds a lot of character to surfaces on which it is applied, and has a lot of... View Article

COVID-19 Update: Housing Construction

April 23, 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic has caused a significant disruption in the everyday lives of Americans. As South Carolina’s state government works to handle the crisis, there have been numerous new developments regarding what is considered an essential business. Many of our clients are wondering if their stucco installation or repair can continue at this time. The short answer is “yes.” Governor Henry McMaster recently issued an Executive Order with a “home-or-work” order for the citizens of South Carolina. Under this order, residents can leave their house to go to work (if deemed an essential business), visit family, exercise and obtain essential... View Article

Stucco and Cold Climates: Can It Work?

April 10, 2020

Stucco is most commonly used for home exteriors in warmer, dryer climates. If you live an in area that gets some snow and cold temperatures during the winter, you might be wondering whether or not stucco installation in Bluffton, SC is a feasible option. The good news is that stucco is quite weather resistant, which means it can be a great choice no matter what type of climate you’re in. Stucco can actually be quite beneficial for homes that see a lot of cold weather throughout the winter. As always, the most important thing is to just make sure you’re... View Article

How to Repair Exterior Stucco

March 19, 2020

There are a lot of advantages associated with the use of stucco as an exterior siding material, including its insulating properties, fire resistance and long-lasting durability. Of course, one could add an asterisk to the “durability” trait—it will remain in good condition so long as you properly maintain it, and make any necessary repairs as soon as you notice the formation of cracks and holes. Here’s a quick overview of what you should know about exterior stucco repair in Bluffton, SC when issues start to show up: Remove broken sections: The first step is to remove any broken or crumbling... View Article