Category: Fairfax County

Stucco and EIFS Construction

Weatherproofing Your Home with Stucco and EIFS

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Your home’s exterior finish plays a vital role in protecting it from harsh weather conditions. Stucco and EIFS (Exterior Insulation Finishing System) are two material options that will not only enhance your home’s aesthetic appeal but will contribute a great deal to its ability to resist weather. At Worldgate Plaster & Stucco Company, our professionally […]

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4 Ways Stucco Enhances Your Home’s Beauty and Functionality

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The exterior covering of your house is a defining feature that will make or break your home’s first impression. Choosing the best material that will protect your home from the elements and transform the exterior’s visual aesthetic can be difficult. Stucco is a durable, resilient, low-maintenance, and aesthetically appealing home exterior option you may not […]

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EIFS

3 Ways to Maintain and Care for Your EIFS Exterior

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If your home has a stucco exterior, you may have a unique layer underneath known as an Exterior Insulation Finish System (EIFS). This essentially adds synthetic material to the traditional stucco process as an energy-efficient layer to protect against moisture and allow for better drainage. Worldgate Plaster & Stucco Company is a leading expert in […]

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4 Questions to Ask before You Hire a Stucco Contractor

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There are some home improvement projects that don’t require a contractor with specialized skills and years of experience to be able to accomplish. However, stucco work is not one of them! Stucco utilizes materials that require expert craftsmen who have been trained to mix and apply them properly. The professionals at Worldgate Plaster & Stucco […]

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Plaster

Dispelling Myths: 5 Common Misconceptions about Plaster

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Plaster has been used for centuries in the interior finishing of homes and other structures, adding character to any room it adorns. Its unique beauty and durability make it easy to see why it has maintained its position as a popular building material throughout history. At Worldgate Plaster & Stucco Company, we are a team […]

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Stucco Inspection

3 Potential Issues Your Stucco Inspection Might Uncover

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Are you planning to complete a real estate transaction soon as either the buyer or seller of a stucco home? Or, perhaps you have observed an issue with your stucco home. Either of these scenarios would warrant a stucco inspection, and you don’t need to look any further than Worldgate Plaster & Stucco Company to […]

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EIFS

EIFS Cladding Unveiled: 5 Reasons Why You Should Choose It

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EIFS, or exterior insulation finish systems, is a unique layer that can be installed underneath stucco as an insulated barrier to protect against moisture. This water-resistant barrier is connected to the insulation board with adhesives or fasteners to create a drainage plane between the layers. At Worldgate Plaster & Stucco Company, we can incorporate EIFS […]

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How to Prevent 5 Common Stucco Problems

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As a popular choice for exterior home finishes, stucco stands the test of time with its durability, low maintenance care, and aesthetic appeal. While that doesn’t mean you won’t experience any issues with your stucco, the good news is that you can prevent some from occurring. At Worldgate Plaster & Stucco Company, we have seen […]

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Stucco Restoration

Restoring Your Historical Home with Stucco and Plaster

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Both stucco and plaster have been used in building construction throughout history, and these materials truly stand the test of time. You will see many historical homes with stucco exterior walls or plastered interior walls, where some have been well-maintained and others haven’t. Perhaps you live in a historical home or have plans to restore […]

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EIFS

EIFS Offers Weather Resistance and Energy Efficiency to Homes

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Siding is one of your home’s first lines of defense against the outside elements, and you want to ensure that nothing can get through the barrier it provides. Stucco siding not only offers a unique, aesthetically appealing look to a home, but it is durable and weather-resistant. When you choose stucco for your home, a […]

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