While beautiful and protective, stucco does require maintenance. Regular inspections and cleaning are both necessary to keep your stucco looking and performing its best. It's not uncommon to find stains on your stucco. But before you start scrubbing, there are some things you should know about stucco stain removal. Types of Stucco Stains Stucco is a naturally porous material, which means it can absorb water and other substances that leave a stain. There are a few different causes and types of stains that can … [Read more...] about Stucco Stain Removal
Common Stucco Problems
What is Stone Veneer? Stone veneer is a decorative, protective building material manufactured to replicate the look of natural stone. There are two types of stone veneer, natural stone veneer and manufactured stone veneer. Natural stone veneer is made from real stone that is either collected stone or from quarried stone. Often referred to as "thin stone veneer," the stone is cut to a consistent thickness and weight for use as a veneer. Manufacturers pour a lightweight concrete mix into forms of different style … [Read more...] about Common Stone Veneer Problems – Here’s Why and What To Do
With all of the controversy surrounding EIFS being used in home-building, you may be asking yourself, "Should I buy a house with EIFS?" What is the Problem with EIFS? EIFS stands for “exterior insulation and finish system” and is often referred to as fake or synthetic stucco. EIFS was originally created in Europe over 75 years ago. The product has become popular with builders in the US because it can be cheaper and easier to apply than traditional stucco. However, EIFS has a proven reputation of resulting in … [Read more...] about Should I Buy a House with EIFS?
EIFS problems are more common that you may think. Homeowners across the US have experienced EIFS problems that resulted in damage to their home. In order to understand the problems with EIFS, you first need to understand the product itself. What is EIFS? EIFS stands for “exterior insulation and finish system” and is often referred to as fake or synthetic stucco. EIFS was originally created in Europe over 75 years ago. The product has become popular with builders in the US because it can be cheaper and easier to … [Read more...] about Problems with EIFS More Common Than You Think
A flawless, clean home exterior can give a great first impression to guests and neighbors - or even just passersby! Unfortunately, over time harsh outdoor elements can make stucco subject to cracks, stains and leaks, which can leave ugly marks on your home. But don’t worry, Ai Restoration is here with a solution. Ai Restoration is the Bucks County stucco repair company that brings more than a decade of residential stucco remediation experience to everything we do. Our technicians pride themselves on providing … [Read more...] about The Most Common Stucco Problems in Bucks County