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A browsable index of most of our jobs since January, 1999. Although this page is mobile friendly, it is probably impossible to navigate with a phone. I did this page to make my old archived pages discoverable. Thanks for reading all these years.

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1999

January 13, 1999

Replacing lath and plaster in a historic house in Washington, DC.

January 18, 1999

Same historic house

February 12, 1999

How we made REAL stucco keystones on this townhouse in Old Town Alexandria, Virginia.
These are solid cement keystones and not foam EIFS.
Replacing lath and plaster in the same historic house.
Forming decorative stucco bands at the top of the wall.

February 26, 1999

Same historic house: Replacing stucco on the penthouse. Stucco addition and stucco porch in Chevy Chase, DC.
A quick arch is made by wedging a piece of masonite and filling with mortar.

March 9, 1999

New color stucco on an old house in Alexandria, VA.
Stucco remodel with a stairway and arch in Chevy Chase, DC. Gypsum block says use Ebsary plaster.

March 29,
1999

A color stucco addition Washington, DC.
How we make outside corners without corner beads.
A Stucco townhouse in Alexandria, VA.
Replacing plaster on terra cotta block.

April 13, 1999

Brown coating plaster
Straightening the wall by setting screeds.
Using a rod and a darby.
White coating using a rod to straighten the angles (inside corners).
Color cement finish is rubbed with a rubber float on this addition in Washington, DC.

May 14, 1999

Naval Security Station, Washington, DC, for Grunley Construction.
Natural color stucco on a circa 1971 house in Oakton, VA
We replaced 3 ceilings in Capitol Hill.

May 30, 1999

I am a panel member at the NOVASHOC (Northern Virginia Homeowners coalition) Forum on May 22. NOVASHOC was an organization of EIFS homeowners seeking settlement.
Veneer plaster ceiling on this commercial building in McLean, VA.
4 curved lath and plaster stairway ceilings in Tyson's Corner, Virginia.

June 12, 1999

4 curved lath and plaster stairway ceilings in Tyson's Corner. New plaster kitchen and dining room in Potomac, Maryland. New plaster with ornamental plaster moldings.

June 20, 1999

Ornamental plaster in Potomac, Maryland.
Plaster moldings and arches.

August 13, 1999

New stucco on an older house in Oakton, Virginia on cast concrete bricks and T-111.
Ornamental plaster corbels run on a bench and put on.
A color stucco addition in Alexandria, VA.
A natural color stucco addition and garage in Falls Church.

August 31, 1999

New stucco on an older house in Oakton.
Stepped solid cement chimney bands.
A drip edge is made on the soffit by nailing a V-shaped strip of wood to the bottom.
A tool for running the window sills.
Repairing where a truck smashed into the stucco arch at the Holiday Inn in old town.
An old arch is duplicated in a Plaster remodeling project.

September 16, 1999

Finished natural color stucco on an older house.
Stucco Additions :
Unusual chimney on this color stucco addition.
Matching finish that was done with a burlap bag.

October 18, 1999

Yellow sand and white portland cement.
Burlap bag finish.
Big stucco addition on St. John's Episcopal Church in McLean, Virginia.

Nov. 25, 1999

Big stucco addition on St. John's Episcopal Church McLean, Virginia.
Straightening the wall:
Setting dots and screeds with a string line.
Wood strips are set on the window returns with a string line.
Metal lath screw attached to heavy gauge metal studs.

2000

Jan. 23, 2000

Big stucco addition on St. John's Episcopal Church McLean, Virginia.
Straightening the wall:
Setting dots and screeds with a string line.
Wood strips are set on the window returns with a string line.
Metal lath screw attached to heavy gauge metal studs.

Feb. 29, 2000

2 Sanctuary ceilings.
The white coat (finish plaster) is troweled shiny and smooth behind the organ loft.
Sanctuary ceiling repaired and replastered using a bonding agent.
Making a round control joint with a swing arm.

March 16, 2000

Italian Villa style townhouse using paint tints in the finish coat.
Tearing out cheap drywall to restore plaster to it's original splendor.
An English tudor style house with scallop like texture.

April 14, 2000

Drab old parging is resurfaced with a new stucco finish.
Keystones are made by forming with furring strips and filling in with mortar.
Spanish texture and California color on a new addition.

May 11, 2000

A Spanish texture with colored portland cement.
We stuccoed this house in 1988 and did the retaining walls in 1992. We're back to stucco the porch.
A New addition on an old house troweled smooth with rocks and swirls.
Stucco over concrete.
A scallop texture on an old house.

June 15, 2000

Pebble dash stucco with randomly placed exposed stones.
Colored portland cement finish on a basement wall on this new house Potomac, Maryland.

July 2, 2000

Re stuccoing a circa 1814 house in the Capitol Hill area.
Plastering a new house in West Virginia

July 29, 2000

Re stuccoing a circa 1814 house in the Capitol Hill area.
Plastering a new house in Wardensville, West Virginia.
Plastering a old house Washington, DC.

Sept. 03, 2000

Plastering a new house
Stucco addition in McLean, VA.
Award winning Pebble-dash addition in Arlington, VA.
Plaster renovation in old town Alexandria, Virginia.

October 7, 2000

A big veneer plaster addition in Arlington, Virginia.
Lath and plaster arch and kitchen reconstructed in circa 1941 apartment.
Pebble dash stucco addition.
A plaster fire place in a historic house in old town Alexandria

November 4, 2000

A big plaster addition in Arlington, Virginia.
Metal lath and conventional plaster on these two tray ceilings. We used a string line to ensure the ceiling is straight.
Stucco on balconies in downtown Washington, DC

December 3, 2000

Ornamental plaster dome.
Ornamental Plasterer David Hytla.
Stucco addition with exposed aggregate.

More about the dome

Ornamental plaster dome, framing, lathing and plastering.

More about David Hytla

Ornamental Plasterer David Hytla.

2001

Jan. 8, 2001

Stucco Dormers in Potomac, Maryland.
Old walls on masonry are replastered.
First the walls are painted with Euco-weld, a bonding agent.

Feb 12, 2001

Old plaster bullnoses are restored and duplicated.
Dormers finished with a REAL colored portland cement finish.
Paint color is used for the custom color.

March 9, 2001

A new plaster stairway in an old house.
Color plaster in Fairfax. Finish plaster is mixed with color in a garbage can.
A color stucco addition in Washington, DC.
A stucco addition in Great Falls, Virginia.

Plaster stairway details

Plaster walls and ceilings preserve the historic integrity and beauty of these old houses, and stand up to the abuse that stairways receive.

Marmorino

3 Projects we did with Marmorino. Considering what marmorino costs, why not use plaster ?

April 10, 2001

Color plaster-a new dimension-in Alexandria, Virginia.
Historic Pebble dash house in Takoma Park, Maryland.
Stucco addition in Great Falls.

May 13, 2001

More color plaster and white plaster in Alexandria, Virginia.
Straightening the ceiling using a rod.
Re stucco of a historic house in Takoma Park, Maryland

June 10, 2001

Historic stucco bungalow Takoma Park, MD
2 stucco additions Alexandria, VA, and Washington, DC
Stucco bands and columns Arlington, Virginia
Stucco on the inside
EIFS replaced with stucco Great Falls, Virginia

July 14, 2001

EIFS replaced with stucco Great Falls, Virginia

EIFS replaced with REAL stucco

We found rot, mold, termite damage and even a family of snakes in the EIFS.

August 11, 2001

EIFS replaced with stucco. Forming the jack arches and the keystones. Quoins, jack arches and the bands with real cement mortar in Great Falls, VA
Plaster remodel Arlington, VA. A new plaster arch matches existing arch. Plaster is scored to look like ceramic tile

September 21, 2001

The Pebble-dash Kings
A stucco addition in Arlington,VA
Another tudor syle stucco addition

October 20, 2001

Stucco addition in Washington, DC
Stucco addition in Arlington,VA
Pediments on a new house Upperville, Virginia
A pop up addition in Alexandria, Virginia
Two more additions

November 23, 2001

Second and Third floor addition Old Town Alexandria, Virginia
Stucco balconies in Great Falls, Virginia
More Stucco additions

2002

January 05, 2002

Balconies with drip groove finished.
Retaining wall.
Pop-up addition in the Dupont Circle area.
Plaster remodel and Milestone workshop.

Feb. 10, 2002

Plastering a whole house in Dumfries, Virginia. We still plaster houses.
The lace texture on a new addition matches the old exactly.
Ornamental plaster moldings repaired and restored.
Decorative blocks.
Milestone faux granite shelves

March 18, 2002

Working on my house-A variety of plaster finishes.
Metal lath with a sand plaster basecoat.
Ornamental plaster arch.
New blueboard and veneer plaster.
Tile inlays.
Spanish texture indoors

April 13, 2002

Pebble Dash Kings Ride Again!
Old curved plaster ceiling under stairway.
Stucco addition in Herndon, VA.
Plaster ceilings replaced in Silver Spring, Maryland.

May 4, 2002

A plaster addition in Chevy Chase with a Keene's cement finish
Faux marble window surrounds done with Milestone.
Another stucco addition Old Town Alexandria, VA.
Addition in Herndon, VA. finished.

June 8, 2002

Vinyl siding off, stucco on this house built for Russ Grimm.
Faux marble window surrounds done with Milestone.
Colorful tile inlays on this addition.
Color finish on a new house in McLean

July 14, 2002

Pastor's house at the National Cathedral.
Another project in Takoma Park, Maryland.
More Stucco Additions Chevy Chase, MD.
A new house in McLean.
United Daughters of the Confederacy museum in Alexandria.

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Pastor's house at the National Cathedral.

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United Daughters of the Confederacy museum in Alexandria.

August 25,2002

Stucco additions in Chevy Chase, MD
Tops of parapet walls on the balconies are run with a sled.
Old house sandblasted and recoated.
Bumpy wavy texture.

Nov.13, 2002

1759 log cabin replastered. Project in Glen Echo, Maryland. Finish coat color is chablis from La Habra stucco. Stone like stucco finish on the concrete sidewalk.
Stucco replaced in Arlington, VA.
Stucco ceilings in Oakton, Virginia.
Bumpy wavy texture.

Dec.12, 2002

Stucco additions in Chevy Chase, MD
Tops of parapet walls on the balconies are run with a sled.
Old house sandblasted and recoated.
Bumpy wavy texture.

2003

Jan.16, 2003

Stucco replaced in Baltimore, Maryland. A plastic heat tent is built to keep working through a cold January.
Pebble-dash kings still rule!

Feb. 16, 2003

The whole house is tented with plastic and heated with 3 kerosene powered heaters.
My artistic signature here was the triangular details I made on these dormers.

March 30, 2003

Curved lath and plaster stairway ceilings.
Arches are formed by cutting strips of masonite to the wall thickness and setting them with a string line.
Plaster coffer ceiling.
This form of pebble dash stucco is called dry dash.
Door infills and other patches are filled in with molding plaster and lime.

May 6, 2003

Curved stairway ceilings.
Sure looks better than that dern drywall.
Siding off, stucco on.
Back of townhouse in Washington, DC.

June 9,2003

The pebble-dash kings STILL rock.
Historic restoration in the Georgetown area.
A Tudor style stucco addition.
Veneer plaster (blueboard).
Stucco on badly spalling brick in Reston.

July 4, 2003

The pebble-dash kings rock.
Attractive addition is finished with REAL portland cement and REAL sand.
Smithsonian folk life festival-2003.
Repairs in Reston, VA.

Smithsonian folk life festival-2003

Smithsonian folk life festival-2003

August 14, 2003

Pebble dash replaced in Washington, DC
Pebble dash addition in Arlington, Virginia
Parapet wall was a victim of roof failure in Arlington, VA.
7-11 in Reston.
Applying white portland and sand finish to the back wall of this Dupont Circle house.
Custom color we made using paint colorants.

Pebble dash in the Adams Morgan area

Pebble mix thrown on, just like 1898.

Mercedes Benz dealer in Arlington

Mercedes Benz dealer Arlington, Virginia This stucco parapet wall was a victim of roof failure.

7-11 in Reston

If you have ever been to Reston, you know where this is.

September 13, 2003

Pebble dash stucco is repaired and restored on this Circa 1892 house in the Petworth area of Washington, DC.
Dulin Methodist Church Interior renovation Falls Church, VA. Plastering the sanctuary walls.
Dulin Methodist Church Exterior renovation Falls Church, VA. Cool gothic arches.
My first stucco shower and first stucco floor.
The raquetball courts we plastered 8 years ago at Robinson High School in Fairfax.

Circa 1892 house Washington, DC.

Pebble dash stucco is repaired and restored on this Circa 1892 house in the Petworth area of Washington, DC.

Dulin Methodist Church Interior

Dulin Methodist Church Interior renovation Falls Church, VA. Plastering the sanctuary walls.

Dulin Methodist Church Exterior

Dulin Methodist Church Exterior renovation Falls Church, VA. Cool gothic arches.

Stucco shower and stucco floor

Stucco shower and stucco floor in Alexandria, Virginia

Oct.24,2003

Dulin Methodist Church Exterior renovation, Falls Church, VA finished. New gothic arch.
Styrofoam is for the moment. Portland cement is for centuries.
Stucco shower and stucco floor.
Stucco over old Salmon brick.
Stucco columns in Falls Church, Virginia.
Lath and stucco soffits.
A badly cracked stucco installation saved by resurfacing

Dulin Methodist Church Exterior Finished

Dulin Methodist Church Exterior renovation, Falls Church, VA. Cool gothic arches.

Stucco shower and stucco floor finished

Stucco shower and stucco floor in Alexandria, Virginia

Stucco over old Salmon brick

Stucco over old Salmon brick in Alexandria, Virginia

Stucco columns in Falls Church, Virginia

EIFS mesh and finish torn off. Metal corner beads were already rusted and rotted away. EIFS mesh and finish will FAIL if used over old stucco.

November 24, 2003

Stucco shower and stucco floor finished.
Salmon brick house finished
Outdoor jacuzzi in Alexandria, VA
Rock lath and plaster in McLean, Virginia
Clifton Presbyterian Church-plaster restored in this 1871 church.
Stucco addition in Alexandria, Virginia

Stucco shower and stucco floor finished

Stucco shower and stucco floor in Alexandria, Virginia

Salmon brick house finished

House in Alexandria, Virginia is finished with white portland and sand and colored with "Southern Moss", from La Habra Stucco in California

Outdoor jacuzzi

Stucco wall with tile inlays around this outdoor jacuzzi.

2004

January 09, 2004

Color cement stucco house Stafford, Virginia
Stucco addition in Alexandria, Virginia
Splatter dash finish in Baltimore, MD
Pebble dash stucco patched Petworth area, Washington, DC
MORE Pebble dash stucco in Washington, DC

February 04, 2004

Ornamental Plaster moldings restored in Washington, DC
Stucco addition in Alexandria, Virginia
Stucco addition in Falls Church, Virginia
Blue board (veneer plaster board)
Working in the snow with a portable heater

Ornamental Plaster mouldings restored

Ornamental Plaster moldings restored in Washington, DC

Stucco addition in Alexandria, Virginia

Stucco addition with a scallop like texture in Alexandria, Virginia

Stucco addition in Falls Church, Virginia

Stucco addition in Falls Church, Virginia with a spray on texture

March 02, 2004

Decorative stucco block on stucco chimney in Washington, DC
Historic ceilings replastered at the United Daughters of the Confederacy in Old Town Alexandria, VA
Ornamental plaster restored
Pebble Dash stucco patch in Washington, DC.

April 10, 2004

Stucco replaced on splatter dash garage Alexandria, VA
Blue steps-Concrete steps repaired
and coated with a blue stucco finish in Washington, DC. Pebble dash kings still rock in Arlington, Virginia
Stucco basement finished with white portland cement and coffee colored sand
Stucco addition on this circa 1804 farmhouse.

1925 splatter dash

Stucco replaced on 1925 splatter dash garage Alexandria, VA

Blue steps- Spray dash finish

Badly spalled steps repaired and recoated to better than new
Spray dash finish duplicated

Pebble dash stucco replaced

Award winning pebble dash stucco replaced in Arlington, VA

May 25, 2004

Exposed aggregate stucco addition in Arlington, VA
Pebble dash kings keep rockin' on this stucco addition in Washington, DC
Details of lath and stucco on an historic house in Arlington, VA
Info on how we did this stucco retaining wall in Washington, DC
Stucco addition on this circa 1804 farmhouse.

Exposed aggregate stucco addition in Arlington, VA

Exposed aggregate stucco addition in Arlington, VA. The walls must be dead straight for the finish to work

Pebble dash kings keep rockin'

Yet another pebble dash stucco in Washington, DC.

Historic stucco replaced

Historic stucco replaced in the Maywood area in Arlington, VA. This area of Arlington was declared an historic district.

Retaining wall

Info on how we did this stucco retaining wall in Washington, DC.

July 4, 2004

A Spanish style stucco courtyard in Manassas, Virginia
A tudor style stucco house in Haymarket, Virginia
Circa 1804 farmhouse stuccoed in Boonesboro, Maryland
Tennis ball texture is used on a tudor style house in Burke, VA
Skip trowel texture and bonding agent failure in Washington, DC

Spanish style courtyard

Spanish style courtyard Manassas, Virginia. Proteus is born.

Tudor style stucco house

A tudor style stucco house that had fake stucco plywood panels done over with real stucco in Haymarket, Virginia

Circa 1804 farmhouse stuccoed

Circa 1804 farmhouse stuccoed in Boonesboro, Maryland

Tennis ball texture

Tennis ball texture is used on a tudor style house in Burke, VA

August 10, 2004

Beautiful color stucco addition in the Capitol Hill area of Washington, DC
A tudor style stucco house Haymarket, Virginia
Ceiling medallion was made from a rubber mold
Plaster walls and ceilings-beauty that lasts. Brown coat is rodded off at this historic house in Capitol Hill area of Washington, DC
A stucco addition in Bethesda, MD

Color stucco addition Capitol Hill

Color stucco on block addition Capitol Hill in Washington, DC. Jack arches (lintels) are REAL cement and not flimsy foam.

Tudor style stucco house

Tudor style stucco house Haymarket, Virginia. A true tudor look is made by putting up the tudor boards first and then putting on the finish coat, allowing a gentle overlap onto the tudor boards. This creates the effect the tudor boards are supporting weight, and the stucco is weight being supported. Each panel is done in a random fashion, and each panel is different.

September 11, 2004

Stucco window seat in Washington, DC. The arm rest is my design
Pebble dash stucco on two new houses in Bethesda Maryland
Historic house plastered in Washington, DC

Color stucco addition Capitol Hill

Stucco window seat in Washington, DC. The arm rest is my design. Design adorns the front entrance to this basement apartment

Pebble dash stucco on two new houses

Pebble dash stucco on two new houses in Bethesda Maryland. Believe it or not, we still pebble dash new houses.

Historic house re plastered

An historic house plastered in the Capitol Hill area of Washington, DC

October 20, 2004

Color stucco on this new house in McLean,Virginia. Stucco reflects warm reddish tones in the stone work. Color is "Santa Fe" from La Habra stucco, mixed in white portland cement and sand.
Another stucco addition in Kensington, MD. Completely random texture makes walls flow.

Color stucco on this new house

Color stucco on this new house in McLean,Virginia

Stucco addition

Another stucco addition in Kensington, MD

December 15, 2004

A stucco addition for Whitcomb and Carrocio in Chevy Chase, MD
EIFS Garbage torn off, Cement stucco put on- part 1

Stucco addition in Chevy Chase

Finish is REAL white portland cement and REAL silica sand. Completely random texture is done by Proteus, a fictitious artist. Proteus wears duct tape on his shoes so people think he is a starving artist.

EIFS off,Stucco on-part 1

If the advancement of a civilization is shown by it's buildings, it sure is a sad comment on our society they make buildings out of EIFS garbage.

2005

January 14, 2005

EIFS Garbage torn off, Cement stucco put on- part 2, showing extensive rot
Pebble dash stucco replced in Takoma Park, MD

EIFS off,Stucco on-part 2

Second part of a photo exploration of tearing off EIFS from a 6 year old house that had severe rot. Of course we replaced the EIFS with REAL stucco. Decorative ring and keys, Shoulders on the chimneys, decorative panels

February 25, 2005

Pebble dash kings in Takoma Park, MD
Lath and plaster replaced for Jarman Construction Services
Lath and stucco replaced in Baltimore, MD
Two more stucco additions
Old plaster recoated

Pebble dash kings

Pebble dash kings replace stucco in Takoma Park, MD

Lath and plaster replaced

Lath and plaster replaced for Jarman Construction Services

Lath and stucco replaced

Lath and stucco replaced on this historic house in Baltimore, MD

March 25, 2005

Cool Stucco shower in Alexandria, VA
Pebble Dash Kings Still Rocking. Stucco on ICF (insulated concrete forms)
Two more stucco additions in Washington, DC

Cool Stucco shower

Cool Stucco shower in Alexandria, VA

Stucco on ICF

Stucco on ICF (insulated concrete forms)

May 10,2005

Another color stucco addition in Washington, DC
Stucco over fake masonite stucco in Herndon, Virginia
Two more stucco additions
More EIFS garbage torn off
Stucco chimneys

Stucco over fake masonite stucco

Stucco over fake masonite stucco in Herndon, Virginia. House was built for Russ Grimm

June 20, 2005

Stucco chimneys in McLean, Virginia
EIFS garbage off, stucco on in Gainesville, Virginia
A stucco addition in Northeast Washington, DC
Stucco addition in Northwest Washington DC

EIFS off, stucco on

EIFS garbage off, extensive rot repaired, and stucco on in Gainesville, Virginia. Typical of the extensive rot caused by EIFS

July 20, 2005

Pebble dash stucco replaced in Alexandria, Virginia
MORE Pebble dash stucco replaced in Washington, DC
Pebble dash stucco on a new house that won an award
Concrete sidewalk resurfaced

EIFS off, stucco on

The pebble dash kings replace the stucco on this old house in Alexandria. Check out the cool chimney and the scaffold we built.

EIFS off, stucco on

Still MORE pebble-dash stucco replaced in Washington, DC

Decorative concrete coating

Decorative concrete coating in Gainesville, Virginia. Same house where we tore off the EIFS>

September 3, 2005

Circa 1964 split level house in in Great Falls has a dramatic make-over. Finish is REAL portland cement
Pebble dash stucco addition in the Woodley Park area of Washington, DC
A new house with color stucco in Chevy Chase, MD

1964 split level house

Circa 1964 split level house in in Great Falls has a dramatic make-over. Finish is REAL portland cement>

Oct.1,2005

More about a new color stucco house in Chevy Chase
How I did the fake stones
Pebble dash stucco replaced in Chevy Chase, MD
Stucco replaced in Reston, VA

How I did the fake stones

How I did the fake stones on a new color stucco house in Chevy Chase Finish is REAL portland cement

Color stucco house in Chevy Chase

More about a new color stucco house in Chevy Chase

November 5, 2005

Color Stucco addition and facelift in Vienna, VA
Stucco chimney in Manassas, VA

Color Stucco Vienna, VA

Color Stucco addition and facelift in Vienna, VA

November 5, 2005

Dash on stucco texture on this stucco addition in Chevy Chase, MD
A stucco addition in Washington, DC
Stucco addition and facelift finished in Vienna, VA
Another Stucco addition in Washington, DC
Chevy Chase, MD. Bricks are plastered over. Color will be Mesa Verde from La Habra
Mouldings restored

Dash on stucco texture

Dash on stucco texture on this stucco addition in Chevy Chase, MD

Stucco addition in Washington, DC

Matching texture on this stucco addition in the Foxhall Road area of Washington, DA

Color Stucco Vienna, VA

Color Stucco addition and facelift finished showing hand tooled surroundsin Vienna, VA

2006

February 3, 2006

Plaster mouldings restored Daughters of 1812 museum in Washington, DC
Stucco addition Arlington, VA with a dash on finish
A stucco addition in Arlington, VA for Remodel Virginia, LLC
Pebble dash stucco addition in Washington, DC
Two more stucco projects

Plaster mouldings restored

Plaster mouldings restored Daughters of 1812 museum in Washington, DC

pebble dash

Matching pebble dash texture on this stucco addition in Washington, DA

March 15,2006

Pebble dash stucco on new house in Chevy Chase, MD
Bad stucco redone in Chevy Chase, MD
Plaster mouldings restored Daughters of 1812 museum in Washington, DC
Veneer plaster in Washington, DC,

Pebble dash new house

Pebble dash stucco on new house in Chevy Chase, MD

Bad stucco redone

Bad stucco redone in Chevy Chase, MD

Plaster mouldings restored

Plaster mouldings restored Daughters of 1812 museum in Washington, DC. A trick for the angles.

April 28,2006

Fourth floor pop-up addition on this old commercial building in DC
Courthouse Market, Fairfax, VA. Paint is chipped off block to prepare for applying stucco
Two stucco additions for Heb-N-Co Construction
Pebble dash stucco on new house in Washington, DC
Stucco on old house in Washington, DC

Shaw area Washington, DC

Fourth floor pop-up addition on this old commercial building in DC

House renovation Washington, DC

Stucco on old house in Washington, DC

June 10, 2006

Finished this old commercial building in DC
Re stucco on this commercial building in Alexandria, VA. Old building had Finestone (aggregated stucco)
Finished Courthouse Market, Fairfax, VA
Two stucco ceilings
Pebble dash stucco addition in Takoma Park, MD

Courthouse Market Fairfax, VA

Courthouse Market, Fairfax, VA. Paint is chipped off block to prepare for applying stucco. A lot of people write to ask how to bond stucco to painted block or brick.

Re stucco on commercial building

Re stucco on this commercial building in Alexandria, VA

July 27, 2006

Old stucco scored to resemble block in Washington, DC
Stucco addition for HTL contractors in the Old Town area of Alexandria, VA
Stucco on 1915 bungalow in Fairfax, VA
We finished the re stucco on this commercial building in Alexandria, VA
2 small projects

Faux blocks

Old stucco scored to resemble block in Washington, DC.

Color Stucco addition

Stucco addition for HTL contractors in the Old Town area of Alexandria, VA

replacing Pebble dash

The first part of two pages showing replacing Pebble dash stucco in Fairfax, Virginia

commercial building Alexandria, VA

We finished the re stucco on this commercial building in Alexandria, VA

Sept.03, 2006

Finished Adrienne's building in Washington, DC
The second part of two pages showing replacing Pebble dash stucco on a 1915 bungalow in Fairfax, Virginia
Vinyl siding tear-off replacement with stucco in Round Hill, VA

Back of building finished

Glass tile inlays draw attention to decorative borders. Back of building finished. Finish is REAL portland cement and REAL sand. Color is Southern Moss from La Habra stucco

1915 bungalow

The second part of two pages showing replacing Pebble dash stucco on a 1915 bungalow in Fairfax, Virginia

Sept.03, 2006

First part of two parts showing how we tore the EIFS off a house in Arlington, Virginia that was riddled with holes from birds building nests
Vinyl siding tear-off replacement with stucco in Round Hill, VA
Outdoor shower and stucco addition in Washington, DC
Stucco addition in Washington, DC

Replacing EIFS garbage with stucco

First part of two parts showing how we tore the EIFS off a house in Arlington, Virginia that was riddled with holes from birds building nests. Of course we replaced the EIFS garbage with stucco

1915 bungalow

The second part of two pages showing replacing Pebble dash stucco on a 1915 bungalow in Fairfax, Virginia

Nov. 24, 2006

Second part of two parts showing how we tore the EIFS off a house in Arlington, Virginia that was riddled with holes from birds building nests
A color stucco addition in Arlington, VA
Color plaster in Alexandria, VA

Replacing EIFS with stucco

First part of two parts showing how we tore the EIFS off a house in Arlington, Virginia that was riddled with holes from birds building nests. Of course we replaced the EIFS garbage with stucco

December 29, 2006

Plaster walls--Rock-hard quality!Color venetian style plaster in Alexandria, VA
Pebble dash stucco on a new house
Two new houses Pebble dash stucco in an old neighborhood
An addition in Great Falls, VA for Doug Bibb's Landscaping Company

Pebble dash on 2 new houses

Two new houses-Pebble dash stucco in an old neighborhood

Pebble dash new house

Pebble dash makes a new house fit in with an old neighborhood.

2007

February 9, 2007

Stucco addition Hyattsville, MD
Townhouse re stucco in Reston, VA Badly deteriorated metal corner beads is why the wall failed
Attractive stucco addition attracts attention in Arlington, VA
House tear off and re-stucco in Baltimore, MD

stucco addition

An attractive stucco addition in Hyattsville, MD with faux stone window surrounds

Color stucco addition

Attractive stucco addition attracts attention in Arlington, VA

Townhouse re stucco in Reston, VA.

Townhouse re stucco in Reston, VA. Badly deteriorated metal corner beads is why the wall failed

re-stucco Baltimore, MD

House tear off and re-stucco in Baltimore, MD

April 2,2007

Attractive pebble dash addition in Chevy Chase
Color stucco House in Takoma Park, MD Finish coat is REAL portland cement and REAL sand. Color is # 81 Oatmeal from La Habra stucco
Stucco garage in Frederick, MD
House in Baltimore finished
Two more projects

pebble dash addition

Attractive pebble dash addition in Chevy Chase

Color stucco House

Color stucco House in Takoma Park, MD

Stucco garage

Stucco garage in Frederick, MD on concrete with soffit vents.

May 23, 2007

Color stucco House in Takoma Park, MD finished
We're plastering the inside, at least the first floor
Stucco garage in Frederick, MD finished
A new custom home in Fairfax, Virginia
Stucco addition in Washington, DC
New Mexico style diva
Stucco on pressure treated posts

House in Takoma Park

Color stucco House in Takoma Park, MD finished. We're plastering the inside, at least the first floor

Stucco garage

Stucco garage in Frederick, MD finished. Stucco on concrete.

new custom home

A new custom home in Fairfax, Virginia

July 4, 2007

Color stucco House in Takoma Park, MD finished
We're plastering the inside of the house in Takoma Park, MD, at least the first floor
Stucco garage in Frederick, MD finished
A new custom home in Fairfax, Virginia finished
Another addition for Merrick Design and Build
New Mexico style diva
Garage in Arlington, VA
Garage in Chevy Chase, MD

custom home finished

A new custom home in Fairfax, Virginia is finished showing faux stone window surrounds.

New Mexico style diva

New Mexico style diva

August 24,2007

Our Lady of Hope Catholic Church Potomac Falls, Virginia
Faux stone blocks for T G Liphart, Inc. Rockville, MD
The pebble dash kings rule. Pebble dash stucco replacement in Arlington, VA
A new custom home in Fairfax, Virginia finished
Old row house brightened up with a re-stucco in Washington, DC
Color stucco addition in Arlington Virginia
Pebble dash stucco addition in Washington, DC

Our Lady of Hope

Our Lady of Hope Catholic Church Potomac Falls, Virginia

Faux stone blocks

Faux stone blocks for T G Liphart, Inc. Rockville, MD

Re-stucco

Old row house brightened up with a re-stucco in Washington, DC

August 24,2007

OCTOBER 07, 2007. California color stucco in McLean, Virginia
Another REAL color cement stucco addition in Arlington,VA
The pebble dash kings rule. Pebble dash stucco addition in Washington, DC
Plaster moldings restored for Jarman Construction Services in Washington, DC
Wine cellar in Chevy Chase, MD
Stucco floor in Alexandria, VA
stucco addition in Fredericksburg, Virginia

California color stucco

California color stucco in McLean, Virginia

Color cement stucco

Another REAL color cement stucco addition in Arlington,VA

Pebble dash stucco addition

The pebble dash kings rule. Pebble dash stucco addition in Washington, DC

December 5, 2007

Ornamental plaster mouldings restored. Another project for Jarman Construction Services
The pebble dash kings R us
The pebble dash kings rule. Pebble dash stucco addition in Washington, DC
Plaster moldings restored for Jarman Construction Services in Washington, DC
Pebble dash stucco on a new house in Chevy Chase, MD
Our first color pebble dash stucco
More ornamental plaster bull noses
Another REAL color stucco addition in Arlington, VA

Plaster mouldings restored

Ornamental plaster mouldings restored in Washington, DC. Another project for Jarman Construction Services

More pebble dash stucco

Details on how did a pebble dash stucco house in La Plata. We use the same method that was used in the 1930's

Old house in Washington, DC

Stucco addition matches old house in Washington, DC. We did an addition here 7 years ago

2008

January 11, 2008

Drain-able EIFS rots framing ! 1999 water managed EIFS manages to cause extensive water damage
Ornamental plaster bull noses
Our first color pebble dash stucco
Pebble dash stucco on a new house in Chevy Chase, MD

Drain-able EIFS rots framing

Drain-able EIFS rots framing ! 1999 water managed EIFS manages to cause extensive water damage

Ornamental plaster bull noses

How we did these ornamental plaster bull noses using a running mold.

New house with pebble dash stucco

How we did a new house with pebble dash stucco in Chevy Chase, Maryland

March 11, 2008

Drain-able EIFS garbage torn off Stucco put on
3 stucco additions for W B Dorman Construction Inc.

Drainable EIFS causes severe rot

Drainable EIFS causes severe rot on this house in Washington, DC. Of course we replaced the EIFS with REAL stucco. This is the second part of two parts

1st of 3 stucco additions

1st of 3 stucco additions for W B Dorman Construction Inc. This one is in Takoma Park, Maryland parts

2nd of 3 stucco additions

2nd of 3 stucco additions for W B Dorman Construction Inc. This one is in Washington, DC

3rd of 3 stucco additions

3rd of 3 stucco additions for W B Dorman Construction Inc. This one also is in Washington, DC

May 11, 2008

New generation drainable EIFS rots houses ! Water managed EIFS manages to cause extensive water damage
Renovation and re-stucco on this circa 1921 house
Remodeling for Heritage Builders, Inc. in Gaithersburg, MD
Joe's house in Alexandria, Virginia
Elk Hill Farm, Goochland, Virginia

EIFS garbage torn off

MORE 1999 "water managed" EIFS garbage torn off.

color stucco finish

color stucco finish in Washington, DC. Circa 1921 house has the old stucco stripped off and additions built.

July 11,2008

New color spanish style house in Alexandria, Virginia
Historic restoration at Elk Hill Farm in Goochland, Virginia
Pebble Dash Kings keep rocking in Washington, DC and Bethesda, MD

spanish style house

New color stucco spanish style house in Alexandria, Virginia

Historic stucco renovation

Historic stucco renovation at Elk Hill Farm in Goochland, Virginia

Aug. 29,2008

New color spanish style house in Alexandria, Virginia
Part 2 of 2-Historic stucco restoration at Elk Hill Farm in Goochland, Virginia
Pebble Dash Kings keep rocking in Washington, DC
Stucco addition in Alexandria, VA for Saxon Builders

faux limestone blocks

How we did an historic stucco renovation in Goochland, Virginia. We replaced the stucco on this 1828 building. This update shows how we scored the stucco to look like limestone blocks.

Oct.23,2008

Color plaster Alexandria, Virginia. Brown coat on this custom home in Chevy Chase, MD
Pebble dash stucco replacement in Takoma Park, MD

color plaster

How we put on color plaster on this new home in Alexandria, Virginia.

Dec.14,2008

New color house with REAL portland cement and REAL sand
EIFS garbage off, stucco on and new addition in McLean, Virginia
Patio re-stucco on this circa 1920's home in Washington, DC, Pebble dash stucco replacement in Takoma Park, MD

color stucco house

How we did a new gold color stucco house in Chevy Chase, MD

Replacing EIFS with REAL stucco

The first of two pages showing replacing EIFS with REAL stucco, and a new stucco addition in McLean,Virginia, part 2, finishing

stucco patio

Details of a stucco patio and stair remodel in Washington, DC

2009

February 3, 2009

A big color stucco house in McLean, Virginia
Stucco addition in Bethesda, MD
Old stucco townhouse in Washington, DC
Stucco addition in Falls Church, VA

color stucco house

The second of two pages showing replacing EIFS with REAL stucco, and a new stucco addition in McLean,Virginia, part 2, finishing

April 29, 2009

April 29,2009. Terrace re-stuccoed in Washington, DC
Re-stucco on a circa 1814 Washington, DC
Chocolate with stars, an old stucco townhouse in Washington, DC
Stucco addition in the Westover area in Arlington, Virginia

Terrace re-stuccoed

Terrace re-stuccoed in Washington, DC

Chocolate with stars

Chocolate with stars, an old stucco townhouse in Washington, DC

Historic stucco

Historic stucco on this 1828 building replaced for Hartman-Cox architects Georgetown, Washington, DC

July 10,2009

New color stucco house in Vienna, Virginia
Color plaster in Alexandria, Virginia
Poolscape in Alexandria, Virginia
Concrete can be permanently stuccoed
Pebble-dash addition in Chevy Chase, Washington, DC

color stucco house

Details on how we did a new color stucco house in Vienna, Virginia

color plaster

Back to Tim's house: A variety of elegant color plaster finishes in Alexandria, Virginia

stucco on concrete

Back to Joe's. Color stucco on concrete poolscape in Alexandria, VA

Oct.8,2009

Old painted art deco stucco building re-surfaced in Richmond, Virginia
Pebble dash kings patch and match
Old walls recoated in Rockville, Maryland
New lath and stucco adorn this tudor style house in North Arlington, Virginia
Permastone patched in McLean, Virginia">

stucco building re-surfaced

Old painted art deco stucco building re-surfaced in Richmond, Virginia

Old walls recoated

Old walls recoated in Rockville, Maryland

Permastone

Permastone patched in McLean, Virginia

Nov.10,2009

EIFS garbage torn off, replaced with stucco
Pebble dash kings repair stucco in Takoma Park, Maryland
Stucco addition in Purcellville, Virginia
Andrea's Stable in Marshall, Virginia">

EIFS garbage

MORE EIFS garbage torn off and replaced with stucco

Dec.22,2009

Tom's retaining wall in Washington, DC
Pebble dash kings do our second color pebble dash project in Washington, DC
Old stucco repaired and resurfaced in Silver Spring, MD
Stucco addition in Arlington, VA">

retaining wall

Tom's retaining wall in Washington, DC

color pebble dash

Pebble dash kings do our second color pebble dash project in Washington, DC

stucco repaired and resurfaced

Old stucco repaired and resurfaced in Silver Spring, MD

2010

February 5, 2010

Re-stucco in the Mount Pleasant historic district in Washington, DC
Color cement stucco on this remodeling project in the Capitol Hill area of Washington, DC
House remodel and re-stucco in Arlington, VA
Chimney in McLean, VA For Morris-Day

Historic re-stucco

Re-stucco in the Mount Pleasant historic district in Washington, DC

Renovation in Capitol Hill

Color cement stucco on this remodeling project in the Capitol Hill area of Washington, DC

re-stucco in Arlington, VA

House remodel and re-stucco in Arlington, VA

March 29, 2010

House remodel and re-stucco in Arlington, VA
Remodeling project For W.B. Dorman Construction in Silver Spring, Maryland
Patch and Match textures
Commercial building facelift in Washington, DC
Re-stucco in Arlington, VA

House remodel and re-stucco in Arlington, VA. Color is made using paint tints.

MAY 25, 2010

Jaime's house in Richmond,Virginia
Art Deco building stuccoed in Washington, DC
Siding replaced with stucco in Washington, DC
Aluminum siding replaced with traditional stucco in Arlington, VA

2011

February 25, 2011

Stucco addition by the competition torn off and re-done in Arlington, Virginia
EIFS replaced with stucco in Leesburg, VA
New cement plaster in Warrenton, Virginia
Color plaster finish in McLean, Virginia
Plaster repaired, Plaster mold

2012

January 20, 2012

EIFS garbage replaced with REAL stucco in McLean, VA
Historic Stucco in Goochland, Virginia
Stucco chimneys replaced in Arlington, Virginia and Takoma park, Maryland

2013

January 21, 2013

Historic balconies re-done
Addition and re-stucco in Washington, DC
2 stucco additions in Arlington, Virginia and Washington, DC
Roof flashing leaking.

2014

January 22, 2014

Cool stucco fire pit and seat in Arlington, VA.
Stucco addition on a Spanish style house in Chevy Chase.
Historic aggregated stucco finish Afton, Virginia
Retaining walls done by the competition re-done in Washington, DC
Garage and retaining walls stuccoed to match in Washington, DC
Basement on this old house livened up with white pebble dash stucco in Chevy Chase
patch and match plaster and stucco repair.

2015

April 6, 2015

A Spanish style stucco addition in Alexandria, Virginia
Badly spalled brick stuccoed in Manassas, Virginia
Pebble dash stucco replaced in Takoma Park, MD
Stucco Chimney, Another stucco fireplace and a pebble dash patch and match in Washington, DC
A rock lath and plaster ceiling replaced Rockville, Maryland.

2016

January 09, 2004

Real cement stucco replaced with real cement stucco in Springfield, Virginia
100 year old stucco replaced in Chevy Chase, MD
Tudor stucco replaced in Arlington, Virginia, DC
Stucco addition done by the competition is rescued in Arlington
Virginia. Plaster ceilings replaced in Baltimore, Maryland
Patch and Match Stucco repair