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Like Us On Facebook

Posted by on Jan 12, 2017 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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’Tis the Season for Holiday Mishaps

Posted by on Dec 23, 2016 in blog | Comments Off on ’Tis the Season for Holiday Mishaps

The holiday season is a magical time of year, filled with peace and goodwill toward men. But it also fills our homes with holiday decorations – many of which can increase the risk of fire, injury, or accident. Here’s a look at some of the most common mishaps and how to protect your...

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EIFS Has Not Significantly Impacted Our Waste Stream

Posted by on Nov 2, 2016 in blog | Comments Off on EIFS Has Not Significantly Impacted Our Waste Stream

Contrary to popular belief “All the expanded polystyrene foam that is thrown away in the US every year accounts for no more than 1% of the volume of land fill garbage.” The actual amount is 0.6%. Paper actually fills 30% of the volume of our landfills and food 15%. This fact that EPS is only 0.6% perhaps needs to be tempered a bit: Many of those older buildings that have come on-line since EIFS was brought to the US in 1969, have not reached their useful end as of yet and as such have not made it to the waste stream. That’s pretty astonishing considering most of EIFS’ detractors would have...

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DIY Concrete Tombstones For Halloween

Posted by on Oct 13, 2016 in blog | Comments Off on DIY Concrete Tombstones For Halloween

With Halloween right around the corner, what would be more fun than creating your own tombstone decorations out of rapid set cement? Here is a quick tutorial: First lets start with supplies: Rapid Set Cement All 11″ x 17″ baking pan Dust Mask Screw driver WD-40 or similar Mix your cement according to the directions on the package. Spray your pan with WD-40, this will keep the cement from sticking. Pour the cement mix into the pan. Wait about 15 minutes for the cement to start to set, then using the screwdriver start carving in the words you’d like to have on your tombstone. Once the...

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10 Tips to Increase Your Home’s Value

Posted by on Sep 21, 2016 in blog | Comments Off on 10 Tips to Increase Your Home’s Value

People make upgrades to their home for many reasons, just to name a few: It’s a new home and they want to put their personal touch on it. They have lived there a while and some upgrades would be nice for aesthetics or better use of a space. Or their house is getting ready to go on the market and a few upgrades would be more appealing to potential buyers. One perk for most upgrades to your home is it’s increase in value. Here are a few tips to help get the most bang for your buck: Plan your remodel. Remodels go more smoothly when done intentionally, with a plan instead of on a...

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