, Stucco, sometimes called render by our neighbors across the pond, is an exterior coating that historically wasn t much different from lime plasters Like lime plaster is was made up of slaked lime (or a variety of other less typical natural binders, sand, and water but it was also given numerous additives to
, Before After Saying So Long to a Stucco Exterior From Erin Our two bedroom, one bath, ~, square foot row house previously had a stucco front which had been placed over the original brick exterior The new front oriented steps went on, along with a new light fixture, railing, and mailbox.
Step Stain the Surface Allow the surface to dry after cleaning If desired stain the Step Seal the Surface After the surface has dried, apply a sealer, such as Stucco, bricks, pavers, and concrete can all benefit from the protection of a waterproofing sealer Surfaces that repel water are less likely to grow mold or
, Sanding knocks down saw marks evens up pieces removes paint, blemishes, and wood filler it flushes and feathers drywall and plaster repairs, and opens If you have lots of sanding staring you downanything from stair treads to dented doors, paint prep to glued up panelsyou ll lose a lot of speed if
, The present invention is a synthetic insulation and finish system that is used on both residential and commercial structures, including the exterior and interior walls More specifically In the typical EIFS installation, several steps must be accomplished to apply the synthetic stucco to a structure First, a base
, While the planter bench, Elegant Feather, and colorful pots help give the wall of the garage some interest and purpose, I ve long been searching for a piece of art to hang on this wall to further break off the sea of white stucco After years of searching, I could never find any outdoor art I really liked, so this
, The stairs scissor around this wall, and the wall is sometimes indoors and sometimes indoors, so we we decided to extend the exterior stucco finish to the indoors The stair treads have an LVL structural core, and are wrapped in strand woven cross laminated bamboo plywood from Bamboo Hardwoods.
Front porch steps, if designed correctly, can make a small porch appear larger or a large porch more grand! The varied colors of slate make interesting patterns which makes it very appealing for exterior use Slate Front Porch Steps Photo courtesy of Jason Hershey These steps were made from slate with stucco risers.
, This is a job you could do yourself, but be ready for some real labor Diiging down the outside wall of the home is labor intense, but it can save you s Video shows the steps you need to do to install a Footer Tile that will help keep the foundation dry Apple Drains Drainage Contractors www.
, And if you are a designer who specifies exteriors, don t miss this one either! Builders and buyers seem to be convinced that when it comes to exterior colours and claddings, more is more And that s too bad, because if you want to create a classic exterior, simplicity is key Just like any design project
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, This little house built in the s was in need of an exterior makeover to help it sell, so we re helping the owners, Howard and Cam Johnson, improve the curb appeal on a modest budget Yard Maintenance and Exterior Cleaning The first step in our budget exterior makeover was making the house and
, Honestly, coming from California, I m more of a stucco girl than a brick person when it comes to exterior finishes Looking at × samples and attempting to So, my first step was to drive around our neighborhood and get inspiration for the look I wanted to achieve Most neighborhoods have a cohesive
, Mediterranean Exterior by HartmanBaldwin Design Build HartmanBaldwin Design Build In another Los Angeles house, an inset scalloped entrance folds into the facade, demonstrating the flexibility of the stucco finish Other identifying details include colorful tiles set into the risers of the steps, clay tile roof
, Here, curved steps lead to a graceful archway to the front door Mediterranean Exterior by Lewin Wertheimer Lewin Wertheimer White stucco exterior and walls Fresh white paint covers roughly textured stucco a hand applied mix of cement, water and sand or lime The result is an aged looking Old
Repair Exterior Cinderblock Walls with Stucco Step Prep The first step in stuccoing walls is to prep them correctly You need to make sure you remove any crumbling blocks and loose debris Chip away and piece that may stick out further then others to ensure you have a nice flat service Clean off the walls with a
, Pressure washing is usually the first step in getting a new paint job so I see a lot of painters doing it and doing it wrong It s not just unknowing homeowners doing this, it s the professionals as well! Painters and pressure washing companies walk away from a house with a clean exterior, but the work they did
, Why Whether your house is wood frame or shingle, stucco or brick, you ll get knowledge, accuracy and efficiency by hiring a professional First steps Many painters visit the site for a free initial consultation to talk about the scope of the project, including giving an estimate of how much it will cost and how
, A method for sealing the space between exterior wall panels, said method comprising the steps of Whether applied directly to a masonry substrate or onto wood with a metal lath, the process of applying stucco includes the step of applying a first scratch or pricking up coat, followed by a second coat,