Apex Stucco Blogger

About Apex Stucco Blogger

Apex Contractors provides stucco, EIFS, stone veneer, masonry and fiber cement siding removal, remediation, repairs, replacement, installation, and rehabilitation as well as treatment for stucco water intrusion, problems and failures in PA, NJ.

Stucco Replacement

Leading Reasons for Stucco Replacement
• Exterior opening (e.g. windows) with inadequate flashing details
• Missing kick out or diverter flashings
• Poor roofing/wall/chimney design (dead valleys)
• Improper deck ledger or patio attachments
• Exterior walls with inadequate, defective or omitted weather resistive barriers
• Overall building science – Interior vapor trying to get out providing moisture to the back of wall sheathing
• Wood sheathing […]

By |May 13th, 2015|Uncategorized|Comments Off

Stucco Water Intrusion

Leading Causes of Stucco Problems
Warning signs for Stucco Repair and Stucco Water Intrusion
• Brown or black streaks or stains under the corners of your windows
• Brown or black streaks or stains at the intersection of roofs and walls.
• Staining and mold on chimney shoulders
• No evidence of expansion joints in field of stucco
• Bulging, cracking or loose stucco […]

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