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To patch stucco, clean the edges with a chisel, use a wire brush to remove any remaining loose material, stir the premixed repair material, and apply thin coats of the patch. Sealing the hole prevents further weather dam... More »

The process of repairing stucco involves removing loose stucco to expose the lathe, installing a layer of mesh and then applying multiple coats of stucco mix followed by a finishing coat and paint. Properly installed stu... More »

Stucco provides a long-lasting finish for a home. Maintain this finish properly by regularly washing it, removing mold and repairing minor damage, even if only cosmetic. With care, stucco continues to protect a home for ... More »

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The process of repairing stucco involves removing loose stucco to expose the lathe, installing a layer of mesh and then applying multiple coats of stucco mix followed by a finishing coat and paint. Properly installed stu... More »

To repair gutters, identify the problems, apply gutter sealant to leaky joints, prepare and patch holes, and fix areas of sag. Repairing gutters takes roughly one day and requires gutter sealant, a gutter patch kit, roof... More »

To fix peeling ceiling paint, remove loose paint, apply patching material, sand the patch, prime the repairs and paint the ceiling. If patching the ceiling requires applying texture before painting, use a textured ceilin... More »

The method of repairing a concrete porch depends on the type of damage; for example, repair narrow cracks using vinyl concrete repair patch. The material comes in tubes that fit caulking guns. Clean the crack, make sure ... More »