If you've recently had a stucco inspection, you may have some questions about moisture readings. What could high moisture readings indicate? As you know, stucco's purpose, like any siding, is to protect your home from the elements and prevent moisture from entering and damaging your home. So if you find high levels of moisture, could it mean you have structural damage? Furthermore, what if you only have high levels in one area? Does that require full remediation? Let's explore. High Moisture Readings in Stucco … [Read more...] about High Moisture Readings in Stucco Walls: What Does it Mean?
Montgomery County Stucco Moisture Problems-
We've covered a lot of different issues with improper stucco installation on this blog, but one of the most common causes of moisture problems that we see is gaps in stucco around windows and doors. These gaps are an easy entry point for water and in today's blog, we'll talk about what complications that can bring, and what you can do about it. Stucco Around Windows and Doors: Purpose First, it's important to understand how stucco siding works. Considered a “reservoir type” exterior siding product, stucco will … [Read more...] about Gaps in Stucco Around Windows and Doors
Moisture is by far the most prevalent cause of stucco-related issues. If you are the owner of a stucco home and have noticed staining, efflorescence, decomposition, rot, or mold, the odds are that it is related to moisture. However, in many cases, the root of the problem lies much deeper. Most serious issues in stucco homes are the result of poor craftsmanship during the stucco installation process. Sloppy work can lead to devastating problems down the line, which is why it’s important for all stucco homeowners to … [Read more...] about Problems Caused by Stucco Moisture in Montgomery County