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Stucco Textures

Posted by on Mar 20, 2015 in blog | Comments Off on Stucco Textures

Did you know that stucco comes in a variety of textures? Common textures include: lace, travertine, scraped, Italian, and Spanish. Textured stucco adds visual interest, depth, and character to interior and exterior surfaces. By applying different texturing effects to a plastered surface, it’s possible to add architectural highlights, segmentation, or a dramatic look to a home or building.  

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Importance of Repairing Water-Damaged Plaster

Posted by on Feb 23, 2015 in blog | Comments Off on Importance of Repairing Water-Damaged Plaster

According to insurance company records, water damage is the most common cause of plaster damage. Water damaged plaster needs to be repaired, as the moisture weakens the structural integrity of the gypsum, and it can suddenly come crashing down. We are experienced in plaster and drywall repair and replacement.  

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How Will Stucco Fare in the Winter?

Posted by on Feb 5, 2015 in blog | Comments Off on How Will Stucco Fare in the Winter?

Stucco can fare well in winter climates if they are dry but cold climates. The shifts in temperature will cause the stucco to swell and shrink, but not more so than other materials like wood and metal. As long as the stucco is not penetrated by moisture, the shrinking and expansion will not cause damage and the stucco will not be harmed by the cold weather. Stucco also fares well in cold and windy climates when there is not too much moisture.Read more :...

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Worldgate Plaster & Stucco Reviewed!

Posted by on Jan 30, 2015 in blog | Comments Off on Worldgate Plaster & Stucco Reviewed!

Reviewed on Customer Lobby I’m a real estate agent and I had a house that needed stucco repair so I called Worldgate Plaster & Stucco. They’re extremely customer-oriented, friendly, and did an excellent job. Their work was excellent as well. First, they met me to look at the job, quoted me a price, and then the work they did, you couldn’t even tell there’d been a problem. It was a repair job so sometimes you can see where its done and I knew where the problem was but I couldn’t even pick it out. Sharron...

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EIFS Inspection in Virginia: Helping Realtors

Posted by on Jan 26, 2015 in blog | Comments Off on EIFS Inspection in Virginia: Helping Realtors

Calling all realtors in the Northern Virginia and Washington D.C. metro area! Worldgate Plaster and Stucco help coordinate an EIFS Inspection for your home listing! The purpose of this moisture inspection  is to help assess the condition of the stucco system by looking for visible installation flaws, inadequate water diversion and sealant failures and conduct random moisture readings using electronic moisture scan devices. Click here for an example of an Exterior Insulation Finish Systems(EIFS) Report...

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