If you have your eye on a stucco house and plan to purchase it, then you will need a specialized stucco inspection. Perhaps you already live in a stucco house and are experiencing an issue that you need to have inspected. Worldgate Plaster & Stucco Company, with over 45 years of experience in the construction industry, is your expert on all things stucco. Let us walk you through stucco inspections and talk about why you might need to have one.
Why Do You Need a Stucco Inspection?
Most people reach out to our team when they are buying or selling a stucco house or are experiencing an issue with their stucco house. Stucco and EIFS (exterior insulation finishing systems) inspections require special certification, and you should never assume that general inspectors are qualified. The professionals at Worldgate Plaster & Stucco Company can perform a certified stucco inspection for you, whether you are buying a new home or managing a real estate transfer. Any issues with stucco and EIFS cladding should be inspected and remediated as soon as possible, especially if they involve water.
What Happens during a Stucco Inspection?
Installation flaws, inadequate water diversion, and sealant features, as well as settling, can result in challenges with your stucco. Our process includes using electronic moisture scan devices that can detect moisture readings even when water isn’t visible. Here is what you can expect from our thorough, four-step process:
- A thorough examination takes place of the condition of the stucco, sealants, flashing, windows, doors, roof-to-stucco transitions, parapets, gutters, deck-to-building connections, stucco terminations, and any surface penetrations (e.g. electrical boxes, plumbing lines and faucets, cable lines, etc.).
- A moisture scan is conducted around various points of the building’s exterior.
- A detailed report containing our observations and findings, including real or potential problems and any measurable water detection, is compiled.
- A review of the inspection, findings, potential risks, and any recommendations made by your qualified inspector, is presented.
Schedule Your Stucco Inspection Today
Worldgate’s expert craftsmen can install stucco and EIFS cladding that will deliver a return on your investment. We provide reasonable rates and quality work that we guarantee. Contact us today at (703) 283-6886 for more information or to request an estimate. We provide stucco installation, stucco repairs, and other services in northern Virginia and the nearby areas, including Fairfax, Montgomery, Loudon, Arlington, and Prince William counties.