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We inspect stucco to determine if and how much water gets into walls by using our state-of-the-art tools and extensive knowledge at relatively little cost to you
"Always know how your money is invested"
Size and how many sides stucco
How many balconies/parapet walls/
Costs of mold testing combined with stucco inspection -
TESTING at time of stucco inspection; $250/includes 2 tests with next day report and test results (each additional test $65) (Clearance testing and Protocol for Remediation extra cost) Certificate for Remediation included.
Read an invasive stucco report:
Learn what stucco testing is all about
The videos below are taken at a job site to give you an idea of the process used to invasively test stucco.
The goal ? To determine if water has bypassed moisture barriers, flashing and caulking. We do this by using BOTH interor and exterior testing methods, videos below:
How we probe and repair inside after testing (many home-owners worry about this)
How we drill outside #1
How we drill outside #2
Stucco Repair Inspection
Expert experiened oversight
Documentation pull off/put on
fMake sure your stucco is repaired properly! Elissa has years of experience to make sure that your contractor is doin the right job.
She can coordinate between the contractor repairs and city permitting.
She can be your extra set of expert eyes.
What type of stucco do you have? It is important for us to know what type of stucco you have because of the "rules" for each type of stucco. For example, "EIFS", Exterior Insulating Finish System" or "Stryo-foam" installations must use trade association or manufacturer's installation recommendations. During your inspection, we can determine for you what type of stucco you have. We are certified for EIFS system inspections.
What about stone? Cast stone is a man-made product that is installed on top of the first layer called "scratch coat". The stone is "buttered", then stuck to the wall. Sometimes it is grouted, most times not. We have found this product to leak extensively . During an inspection we will test cast stone the same way we test stucco.