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A Brief History of Plaster and Stucco

Posted by on Nov 1, 2018 in blog | Comments Off on A Brief History of Plaster and Stucco

Lime based wall finishes have been used for thousands of years. From the tombs of the pyramids of Giza to the Sistine Chapel, lime stucco has been a key ingredient in great architecture on six continents. The earliest plasters known to us were lime-based. Around 7500 BC, the people of ‘Ain Ghazal in Jordan used lime mixed with unheated crushed limestone to make plaster which was used on a large scale for covering walls, floors, and hearths in their homes. Stucco often contained substantial amounts of mud or clay, marble or brick dust, or even sawdust. An array of other additives ranged...

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Tell Us About Your Experience

Posted by on Oct 18, 2018 in blog | Comments Off on Tell Us About Your Experience

We love hearing from our customers and wouldn’t want to miss the chance to improve our services. The process is simple and it only takes a few minutes of your time. Click Here to leave a review in Customer Lobby for Worldgate Plaster & Stucco and tell us a little bit about your experience. We would appreciate your...

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Is It Better To Repair Or Replace Your Home’s Stucco and Plaster?

Posted by on Oct 4, 2018 in blog | Comments Off on Is It Better To Repair Or Replace Your Home’s Stucco and Plaster?

We love that great look the texture of stucco and plaster can give your home, and no one can argue that it adds a lot of character to any house, but one of the most important reasons we like this kind of surface is that it has some very practical advantages. Stucco and plaster can create a surface that’s seamless, mold-resistant, fire-resistant, and even noise proof! But, every material needs to be cared for over time, and if your plaster or stucco is beginning to crack, it’s time to take action. Freehand plastering takes a lot of technical skill, but repairs can be just as tricky. Plaster...

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Like Us On Facebook

Posted by on Sep 20, 2018 in blog | Comments Off on Like Us On Facebook

At Worldgate Plaster & Stucco, we appreciate your patronage and like to share our knowledge of the industry with our audience on social media, especially Facebook! To keep updated with the latest news, specials and happy home tips, please visit our Facebook page and give us a like by CLICKING HERE and hitting the thumbs up! Thank you for your loyalty and continued business! And for those just joining us, Welcome to the Worldgate Plaster & Stucco...

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Plaster Repair and Replacement | Worldgate Plaster & Stucco Ashburn VA

Posted by on Sep 6, 2018 in blog | Comments Off on Plaster Repair and Replacement | Worldgate Plaster & Stucco Ashburn VA

Most homes have been plastered at one time or another. Plaster repair in Ashburn, VA can help you to restore or replace your home’s plaster to its former glory and in so doing even improve the value of your property. If your home has marks or holes in the wall, it is nothing that some good plaster won’t be able to fix. Plaster can also develop cracks after a number of years. A temporary solution for plaster cracks is latex paint. However, it is only temporarily a solution to this as in a short amount of time the cracks will start showing again. The plan of action to take is to actually...

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Stucco Project #3 | Worldgate Plaster & Stucco Ashburn VA

Posted by on Aug 23, 2018 in blog | Comments Off on Stucco Project #3 | Worldgate Plaster & Stucco Ashburn VA

Stucco exteriors must be maintained. It does not take a very big crack to allow water intrusion. In fact, a crack as small as 1/16” of an inch wide can permit water to enter behind the stucco, especially with a stucco system that has no moisture barrier. All cracks 1/16” wide or larger and all damaged areas of stucco should be properly repaired. Any penetration through the stucco that is left unsealed will allow entry of moisture. before garage image after garage image “Over 30 years of experience serving Northern Virginia and the surrounding areas, we are sure to exceed your...

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