Often after moisture problems, window drainage issues, and other concerns that lead to stucco failure, our clients choose a different siding or combination of siding for their homes. If your stucco needs to be remediated and you want to replace it with an alternate siding option, we can help. For each remediation project we undertake, we assign a dedicated project manager whose job it is to guide the homeowner through every step of the process—including selecting replacement materials. Every siding option comes … [Read more...] about Stucco Replacement Options: Stone, Vinyl, & Brick
For any "how to fix it" blog or video, you need to know the root causes of the problem. Especially when it comes to major structures of your home. Otherwise, you're just putting a bandaid over the problem until you'll inevitably need to fix it again. That can be a waste of both time and money. The same holds true for how to repair water damaged siding. In this week's post, we'll cover some basic things you need to know. We'll help you understand the causes of water damage, and what you can do about it. How to … [Read more...] about How to Repair Water Damaged Siding
Vinyl siding installation problems occur more often than you might think. Sometimes, homeowners try to do it themselves, but a lack of familiarity with the product can lead to issues. Other times, you might hire a company that does poor quality work but costs less than others. Unfortunately, this can lead to having to pay for it later. Today, we'll talk about some of the top vinyl siding installation problems. Most Common Vinyl Siding Installation Problems First, let's cover some of the most common problems you … [Read more...] about Top Vinyl Siding Installation Problems
We love stucco, but we understand it isn’t for everyone. In fact, one of our most frequently asked questions is, “Can you change stucco to siding?” Today, we answer this question and break down the situations in which you can do a simple swap, and when a full remediation is in order instead. Can You Change Stucco to Siding? The short answer is yes. Just as you can change siding to stone or stone veneer to stucco on a home, you can absolutely change stucco to siding. The real challenge comes into play if there … [Read more...] about Can You Change Stucco to Siding?
Siding on your home can help boost curb appeal, protect your home from the elements, and make a statement that shows your personality through your home. With dozens of other siding options available to choose from, vinyl siding sometimes gets a bad reputation. Today’s vinyl siding has improved greatly from the siding of the past, but if your home has older siding, you may experience some of the following problems. Warping and Buckling The most common problems associated with vinyl siding are warping and … [Read more...] about 3 Common Vinyl Siding Problems and How to Fix Them
Are you considering an upgrade to the exterior of your Pennsylvania home? Aren't sure which material to go with? You can choose between stucco, siding, engineered wood, fiber-cement siding and stone. Let's take a look at the stone option for your home. What are the benefits of installing stone siding on a home exterior? There are quite a few and we will look at most of them in today's post from Ai Restoration. Versatility of Stone Quite possibly the biggest benefit of installing stone siding on the exterior of … [Read more...] about Benefits of Installing Stone Siding on a Home Exterior
Stucco is a popular and versatile home exterior that gives homeowners many options when it comes to the look and feel of their homes. Today, the team from Ai Restoration will explain how to install house numbers on stucco. Having a clearly visible house number can help visitors and delivery people find your home more easily, as well as emergency responders in the case of a medical or other type of emergency. Be sure to consult a stucco specialist if you do not feel comfortable installing your own … [Read more...] about How to Install House Numbers on Stucco Safely
Vinyl siding is a type of siding often used on homes in the northeast. But if you’re looking to take your home’s exterior from basic to breathtaking, Ai Restoration has three brilliant recommendations for siding alternatives. Striking Siding Alternatives Stucco: To give your home an elegant facelift, stucco is an appealing choice for many homeowners. Stucco is great for your forever home or for a home you hope to resell some day. Stucco is a durable, energy-efficient, and water-resistant exterior, as long as … [Read more...] about Siding Alternatives for When You’re Tired of Vinyl
For a stunning exterior that is sure to impress, you’ll want to explore different types of stone for home exterior to discover what most appeals to you. Stone veneer, whether it's natural or manufactured, is a truly striking addition to any home. Homeowners and homebuyers, architects and designers, all flock to stone because it makes a statement. It is both stately and striking, and its stylish elegance will set your home apart. Top Tips when Considering Types of Stone for Home Exterior Texture: Most … [Read more...] about Types of Stone for Home Exterior that Impress
When deciding on vinyl siding vs stucco, there are more than just two choices. Vinyl siding comes in a multitude of types and styles, and stucco can be synthetic or hand mixed. Here, we’ll discuss a few points of comparison for these popular installation choices: vinyl siding and traditional stucco. Vinyl Siding vs Stucco: How Do They Measure up? Aesthetics: The look you want to achieve is really a matter of your own personal style. If you prefer a more natural or traditional look, stucco is a … [Read more...] about Vinyl Siding Vs. Stucco: Which One Is Right For You?