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
Prevent Stucco Damage
We recommend regularly cleaning your stucco as part of its overall maintenance. Still, even the most diligent homeowner can end up with mold growing on their stucco. And when they come across mold, a lot of homeowners are unsure about how to remove mold from stucco. How to Remove Mold From Stucco When it comes to cleaning and killing mold, oxygen bleach is a powerful tool (and is more environmentally friendly than chlorine bleach). A diluted mixture of oxygen bleach and water is safe to use on stucco. Make a … [Read more...] about How to Remove Mold From Stucco
When stucco is not installed properly, it can result in a range of different problems for the homeowner. Some of those problems result in costly repairs. Homeowners across the country have begun filing lawsuits against the builders of their home in order to recoup their money. Why Are Homeowners Filing Stucco Lawsuits Stucco, real or synthetic, works well in hotter and drier climates. However, the material will become compromised in areas with changing seasons and variations in moisture. In these areas, the … [Read more...] about Stucco Lawsuits-Are Homeowners Winning Them?
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?
Stucco has been a trusted choice for American homes for decades. Just take a drive through Northeastern suburbia and you’re bound to see hundreds of stucco homes throughout the area. If you’re living in one of these beautiful homes, you’ll want to make sure you keep your stucco exterior in good condition for as long as possible, and Ai Restoration has a few tips to help you do so. Ai Restoration is a stucco remediation company in Mercer County, NJ and we have restored and transformed thousands of stucco homes in … [Read more...] about How to Prevent Stucco Damage in Mercer County NJ