SEARCH THIS SITE

Jobs in progress #153

Updated May, 2018

Over 19 years of jobs in progress !   Progress no. 1 is still here:

New American foursquare house
in Washington, DC

kick out flashing in Washington, DC

The largest cause of stucco failure is lack of kick out flashings.

Kick out flashing is tucked under the step flashing, then covered with an apron flashing.

⇉  SEE MORE DETAILS HERE !  ⇇


One coat stucco replaced with REAL stucco
in Washington, DC

Stucco over cedar siding
in Bethesda

New flashing, two layers of tar paper an self-furring metal lath

New flashing, two layers of tar paper an self-furring metal lath.

Asphalt driveway is covered with plastic and correx

Asphalt driveway is covered with plastic and correx. The mission is not to get a teeny drop of mortar on the asphalt.

A decorative band extends the life of the chimney

We did the garage side and the far right wing.

Rock on, Pebble dash kings

Pebble dash stucco repair in Chevy Chase

Another large cause of stucco failure is stopped up and overflowing downspouts.

1910 metal lath

Old 1910 metal lath was still in good shape. The reason is because the stucco was extra thick.

Pebbles are screened using a wheelbarrow

Rocks were screened into a wheelbarrow

More pebble dash in Chevy Chase

Rock size matches on the money.

Kitchen plastered in Baltimore

Baltimore is a great city

Propaganda on park bench. Baltimore is a great city.

White coat (finish coat) is rodded off at the bottom

White coat (finish coat) is rodded off at the bottom. This ensures the trim lays flat.

Thanks for visiting my site. Please keep checking back.