Where stucco meets a window, door, electrical box, vent or any other wall penetration you may notice a small expansion gap. Gaps are normal and should be expected since dissimilar materials will expand and contract at different rates thus causing slight separations. Such gaps can allow excessive amounts of water to get past the stucco and therefore should be caulked at least on an annual basis.
V & J Construction Co., Inc exterior finishes are one of many options a homeowner might consider when thinking about an exterior coverage for their home. Whether it be new home construction or renovating an older home, traditional cement stucco is by far one of the most durable and fashionable choices a homeowner can make.
There are numerous advantages to applying stucco over just about any other exterior option, including:
In recent years, stucco has gotten a bad name as people think that stucco fails due to the nature of the stucco itself. This is simply not true! What leads to extensive structural integrity failures in a stucco home is the poor installation an misapplication or omission of proper flashing techniques.
As New Jersey stucco remediation specialists, we have years of experience in this field. Whether it is a full or partial restoration of a homeowners stucco, V & J Construction Co., Inc. is more that qualified of satisfying the homes restoration needs.
We specialize in Traditional Colored Cement Stucco on Metal Lath Authentic Old-World Elegance