Should you rely on Tyvek Stucco or Home Wrap as your one and only water resistant barrier in a cement plaster stucco 3 coat system?
The problems with stucco has been well-documented for years. Here in PA the lawsuits to builders and companies has become more and more popular over the past years. With the time and unfortunately bad experiences many contractors, builders and home owners have learn the wrong way.Read more Should you rely on Tyvek Stucco or Home Wrap as your one and only water resistant barrier in a cement plaster stucco 3 coat system?
Water problems or rotted wood is created over the time because of continuous trapped moisture, this issues are caused by deficient window flashing and installation, inadequate installation of a water resistant barrier, lack of kick out flashing diverters, stucco installed [...]Read more Eight reasons why stucco & stone installations fail.
I’ve missed more than 9000 shots in my career. I’ve lost almost 300 games. 26 times I’ve been trusted to take the game winning shot and missed. I’ve failed over and over and over again in my life. And that is why I succeed
- MICHAEL JORDAN
We often perform stucco removals due to water and moisture damage, in this post I would like to take some time to show you how we perform new construction window installation.Read more Prevent stucco,siding and stone problems by properly installing flanged windows.
Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn’t do than by the ones you did do, so throw off the bowlines, sail away from safe harbor, catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore, Dream, Discover.
- MARK TWAIN
The importance of a drainage mat in a 3 coat stucco and veneer stone system has been underestimated, when water leaks occur in a wooden structure mold and wood decay start to develop because of the lack of air flow through the wall.Read more Rainscreen drainage mat to help with moisture problems.