Stucco is a popular and versatile home exterior that gives homeowners many options when it comes to the look and feel of their homes. Today, the team from Ai Restoration will explain how to install house numbers on stucco. Having a clearly visible house number can help visitors and delivery people find your home more easily, as well as emergency responders in the case of a medical or other type of emergency. Be sure to consult a stucco specialist if you do not feel comfortable installing your own … [Read more...] about How to Install House Numbers on Stucco Safely
Stucco is one of the most common materials used for the exterior and interior of many homes and buildings around the world. The cement-based solution mixed with lime and sand is applied to the outside of your home and can be customized with the paint color of your choice. Stucco can last over fifty years with professional installation and proper maintenance. However, like other materials, stucco can begin to show some wear and tear over time as the foundation of your home shifts. Fortunately, there are some options … [Read more...] about Can You Put Siding Over Stucco? The Pros Answer
Vinyl siding is a type of siding often used on homes in the northeast. But if you’re looking to take your home’s exterior from basic to breathtaking, Ai Restoration has three brilliant recommendations for siding alternatives. Striking Siding Alternatives Stucco: To give your home an elegant facelift, stucco is an appealing choice for many homeowners. Stucco is great for your forever home or for a home you hope to resell some day. Stucco is a durable, energy-efficient, and water-resistant exterior, as long as … [Read more...] about Siding Alternatives for When You’re Tired of Vinyl
For a stunning exterior that is sure to impress, you’ll want to explore different types of stone for home exterior to discover what most appeals to you. Stone veneer, whether it's natural or manufactured, is a truly striking addition to any home. Homeowners and homebuyers, architects and designers, all flock to stone because it makes a statement. It is both stately and striking, and its stylish elegance will set your home apart. Top Tips when Considering Types of Stone for Home Exterior Texture: Most … [Read more...] about Types of Stone for Home Exterior that Impress
When deciding on vinyl siding vs stucco, there are more than just two choices. Vinyl siding comes in a multitude of types and styles, and stucco can be synthetic or hand mixed. Here, we’ll discuss a few points of comparison for these popular installation choices: vinyl siding and traditional stucco. Vinyl Siding vs Stucco: How Do They Measure up? Aesthetics: The look you want to achieve is really a matter of your own personal style. If you prefer a more natural or traditional look, stucco is a … [Read more...] about Vinyl Siding Vs. Stucco: Which One Is Right For You?
Sometimes, change is welcome or even necessary. For some homeowners, the stucco experience is not one they’d like to repeat. Some purchased a home in spite of the stucco. Others once liked the stucco but are ready for a new look. Ai Restoration’s team of experts are knowledgeable in all types of siding. Read on to find out about our time-tested and trendy siding choices as standout stucco alternatives. Stone Veneer Stone veneer is a beautiful choice for any home and fits nicely into any setting. With both … [Read more...] about Not Stuck On Stucco? Check out these Stucco Alternatives!
Often, after our clients have completed a stone or stucco remediation, they opt to install a home stone exterior to enhance the beauty and distinction of their homes. We're familiar with many types of stone exteriors, and though all are beautiful, it's essential to install them properly. Here's a little more information about remediating your home's exterior - and the benefits of opting for stone afterwards. The Stucco and Stone Remediation Process If you think your exterior needs remediation, know that the … [Read more...] about A Home Stone Exterior: Beautiful, Durable, and Natural
As the predictions for this winter season roll in, the northeast is gearing up for extremely cold temperatures and high rainfall totals. Homeowners should make sure that their stucco siding options are as watertight as possible to protect their home. Ai Restoration’s team of stucco and siding experts has the answers to common questions regarding stucco and siding watertight sealing. Aren’t stucco siding options already waterproof? In short, no. Both stucco and siding keep water off of themselves. However, water … [Read more...] about Stucco Siding Options to Keep the Water Out
Trying to choose between stucco or siding? We're here to break down what makes each a fine choice, depending on your needs and preferences. The Benefits of Stucco When stucco is installed properly by stucco experts like Ai Restoration, it's beautiful and cost-effective. Aesthetically, stucco has a classic appeal while allowing homeowners to add their individual preferences by choosing from various finishes. Stucco is also resistant to the extremely hot and cold temperatures of the Northeast, and it's … [Read more...] about Ask the Experts: Is Stucco or Siding Better?
Stucco can be beautiful as siding on a home, but it can be a difficult material to repair if it gets damaged. Often, problems such as mold and rot can’t be seen from the outside, but are present underneath the stucco. Leaving these damaging factors alone for too long can lead to greater deterioration. Stucco siding repairs should be completed as soon as possible by stucco experts such as the craftsmen at Ai Restoration. We provide the experience and skill necessary to complete stucco siding repairs quickly and … [Read more...] about Make Stucco Siding Repairs Sooner Rather Than Later