What Kind of Trusses to Use for Different Roof & Ceiling Shapes

You ever hear the phrase “putting lipstick on a pig”? Well, that’s what it’s like to put fancy shingles or tile on a roof that doesn’t have a great structure. It’s kind of like putting nice clothes on – the shape of your body has a lot to do with how well you look in […]

Trusses – Establishing a Good Foundation for Your Roof

If you’re building a new house, you have a lot to think about as far as what building materials to use – everything from siding to windows & doors to kitchen cabinets. And when it comes to roofing, most homeowners are thinking about shingles or tile, not necessarily what lies beneath. Well, let me add […]

One-coat vs. Three-coat stucco vs. EIFS – Which is better?

If you’re a homeowner who’s looking to either redo or build your house with a stucco finish, it can be easy to get overwhelmed. I’m sure you’re running across a lot of different terms that may or may not make much sense to you. Three of them are probably “one-coat”, “three-coat”, and “EIFS”. If that’s […]

How to Choose the Best Stucco Color for Your Home

It’s all about curb appeal — whether you’re adding stucco to your home’s exterior or changing the color of old stucco, the color you choose can affect your home’s curb appeal. Much like picking a stucco texture, choosing the right stucco color for your home can be a little overwhelming. If you’re worried about picking […]

What stucco texture is right for your home?‏

One of the great things about stucco is that with its variety of interesting textures, it will add beauty to almost any home style. With seemingly endless variations of stucco textures to choose from, choosing the right one for your project can be a little overwhelming. The names of different textures vary in different parts […]

2 Simple Steps to Keep Your Stucco From Cracking

Imagine this scenario… You just built or remodeled your home and you went with a beautiful stucco finish on the exterior. The neighbors are complimenting you on your home, every day you drive home from work admiring the great looking stucco you just had installed… until that fateful day you start noticing cracks all over […]