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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 [...]


How to pick the right stucco contractor

How to pick the right stucco contractor for your job! How to pick the right stucco contractor 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 in mind. Nurse Stucco is your best choice. First and [...]


Restucco or Repaint

Restucco or Repaint If you're considering restuccoing or repainting your stucco exterior, Nurse Stucco is the perfect contractor for the job. Our technicians are experts in all phases of residential stucco construction, and we're confident we can match the color and texture of your existing stucco perfectly. We're also fully licensed, insured, and [...]


Borrego Springs Restucco

Home or residential restucco is one of the most frequently requested stucco services in Borrego Springs, and the stucco specialists at Nurse Stucco are restucco experts with over 40 years of experience. Nurse Stucco is consistently rated A+ by the BBB, because we know stucco, and we satisfy our customers every time. We've been [...]


Refreshing Stucco Options

At Nurse Stucco, we’re always thinking of how we can improve the process of making our customers happy, giving them recoat and restucco options Homeowners do have several options, however, in refreshing a stucco finish. Recoat Recoating provides a long-term finish but does require prep work. The surface has to be cleaned so the [...]


Painting Stucco

Problems With Painting Stucco Painting stucco with latex or acrylic paint changes the permeability properties of the stucco system. While paints are permeable to some degree, they provide a more moisture-resistant film than a cement-based thin coat. That means that while less moisture may pass in from the outside, the vapor that transfers from [...]


Stucco Basics

Stucco Basics Probably the best way to understand our options with restuccoing is to start with the basics.Traditional stucco as a construction technique that has been used for centuries. It is formed by troweling on layers of plaster over a framework. Over the years, different mixes of minerals have been used to create the plaster. [...]


Restucco with Stucco Crack Repair

Restucco with Stucco Crack Repair Fixing cracked and flaking stucco with a complete home re-stucco is the best long-term solution... Over time, cracks or crumbling areas in your stucco may appear due to weather, water intrusion or buildings slightly settling on their foundations. Flaking and crumbling at the bottom of the wall is normally [...]


Water and Sand Blasting

Wet (hydro) blasting and sand blasting may be necessary to prepare the surface prior to the application of any stucco materials. Hydro Blasting and Sandblasting are general terms to describe the act of removing fine bits of material at high-velocity to clean a surface. Silica sand is the most commonly used material for sandblasting, [...]


Historical Home Repairs

Assessing The Damage Most historical home stucco deterioration is the result of water infiltration into the building structure through the roof, around chimneys, window and door openings, or excessive ground water or moisture penetrating through or splashing up from the building foundation. Potential causes of deterioration include: ground or building settlement, inadequate or leaking [...]

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