Jobs in progress #154
Updated August, 2018
EIFS rots house
in Potomac, MD
Flying Foam Fickle Finger of Fate Finds eifs Foam Fouls up another Fine house.
Our Four Fearless Friends Ferociously Fling Foam Far From here, Freeing this Fortress
From Future Failure.
First and Foremost, Forensic Facts, Figures and Findings Frown on Flimsy eifs Foam, which Forms
Furry Fungus on Floors, Framing and other wood.
Why do they still use EIFS ?
Finagling Flim Flam artists Fool the public with Falsehoods and Fallacies.
Fee Fi Fo Fum.
I smell black mold.
Fumes From Fungus are Followed by Fever and other inFirmities
Finally Finished, EIFS is thrown into the bottomless abyss of evil.
Chimneys repaired and re-stuccoed
in Great Falls, Virginia
It's a long way to the top. 50 feet to the tippy top.
Bands and other details are hand tooled REAL cement mortar. Here, a curved detail is tooled with a water bottle.
Flashing on the roof lines was poorly done and needed a re-do.
New flashing put on, the patch is hidden with this 2 step decorative band. White portland cement and sand is used for the top member.
Reaching ever skyward on the other side of the house.
No, mortar doesn't bond to concrete, at least without a bonder. The old basecoat is soft
and crumbly, and is scraped off easily.
Chimneys R us
Chimney was a victim of band aid patches over the years.
We do a lot of chimneys.
The pebble dash kings will rock your socks
in Washington, DC
You may rememember the other side of the house we did two years ago.
If not please click here...
Pebble dash kings rock this joint with 1/2" pea gravel.
Spanish texture on this Spanish house in Chevy Chase
Spanish texture on this Spanish house in Chevy Chase, Maryland.
We did extensive patch work on this 1921 house. House was stucco on early cinder block.
Pebble dash kings rock and roll
in Washington, DC
Another 1921 house correctly repaired.
The old wall had a nasty hump and a bad crack where an addition was built.
Stairway ceiling replaced the same day
in Arlington, Virginia
Ceiling plastered with molding plaster and lime..
Bag texture matches on the money.
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