We get asked all the time about the differences between remediating, repairing, and/or replacing stucco exterior. Understanding these differences is vital for homeowners to be able to make informed decisions, grasp risks and benefits, simplify complex problems, and know they'll get the best service. So, with that in mind, this blog explains the differences between remediating and replacing your stucco exterior. Remediating Stucco Exterior First, remediating your stucco has a vastly different purpose than simply … [Read more...] about Remediating vs. Replacing Stucco Exterior
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
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?
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
When the time comes to buy a new home - or to spruce up your current one - a lot of questions are going to arise. Stucco is a common siding option in our area, so you’ll probably see a lot of it during your house hunt or siding search. This might leave you asking yourself, “I know it’s popular, but what’s so great about stucco?” And that’s the question Ai Restoration is here to answer! Ai Restoration is a stucco remediation company in Burlington County that has been helping the local community with their stucco … [Read more...] about 4 Common Questions About Stucco