Why hire a separate stucco inspector?

Whether you are buying or selling a home or just trying to conduct regular maintenance, its noteworthy to understand the difference between a standard home inspection and a stucco inspection. A stucco inspection is considered a specialty inspection service. STUCCO...

Winter is Coming

Did you ever drive down the highway past a rocky outcrop and noticed all the pieces of fallen rock at the side of the road? Did you ever wonder how the pieces of solid rock became shards and rubble on the side of the road? That is the power of winter weather. It can...

Moisture Probe Test vs Thermal Imaging

Many people are horrified by the thought of drilling holes through the stucco facade of their home.  This leads them to pursue other avenues such as thermal imaging to determine the health of their stucco. The truth is, the holes required for a probe test are tiny...

3 Common Stucco Myths

1) My stucco looks good so I have no problems. Wrong! The vast majority of failed stucco problems are hidden behind the stucco. Sheathing rots and disintegrates over the course of time, framing members become waterlogged and moldy, subfloor materials become soft as...