Categories for Stucco Maintenance

Care and Maintenance Practices for Stucco Siding

October 12, 2020

From energy efficiency to appearance, stucco has a number of advantages over other siding materials. One of its often-overlooked qualities, though, is the fact that it’s so low maintenance. Stucco requires very little care to look its best. That said, it’s not maintenance free. This post will cover everything you need to know about stucco maintenance and care in Bluffton, SC. Cleaning The number one maintenance item for stucco is cleaning. Stucco is a porous material, which means it can absorb stains. Fortunately, all it takes to clean stucco is water from a garden hose or a power washer. If... View Article

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

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

Does Water Intrusion Happen Behind Stucco?

January 8, 2020

Stucco is a popular exterior wall covering across America, especially in the American Southwest. Its insulating qualities, range of aesthetic options and durability make it a great choice for any area—but is it true that stucco can cause water damage to your building? In short, yes—improperly installed stucco siding can not only allow water intrusion, but contribute to water damage to your building. Do you know what to look for so that you can spot water damage before it causes lasting structural damage? Read on for some helpful stucco maintenance tips in Bluffton, SC. Signs of stucco water damage Have... View Article

How Do I Maintain Exterior Stucco?

December 20, 2019

One of the biggest benefits of stucco is that it is relatively low maintenance. However, low maintenance does not mean no maintenance—it will require a little bit of ongoing care if you are going to keep it in top condition for years to come. The good news is that maintenance is minimal, so long as the installation was done correctly and the process went smoothly. Here’s a quick overview of the basics of stucco care in Bluffton, SC and what you should know about the process. Cleaning The simplest and most common form of stucco maintenance is simply washing the... View Article

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