|Finished house from last update.
|Our brave heroes persevere after
3 feet of snow.
Here, we are shoveling snow off the scaffold and roof to complete our noble mission.
Color is a custom color I made using paint colorant from Sherwin-Williams. Picture shows mixing color in a garbage can. Liquid mix is then mixed with white portland and sand for the finish coat. see how we made the color
|.||This is what I like, plaster on
the inside and
Dining room is plastered using a rough texture.
Window replacement and changing doors around required several patches on the stucco.
A close up of the finished texture.
|Pebble dash finish is thrown on.||A close-up of a finished patch.|
|Addition in Arlington, VA.||Close-up of the cat face texture. Color is from Expo stucco.|
Stucco ceiling replaced in Washington, DC.
A close up of the dash on texture.
|These stucco look masonite panels were popular in the 70's, particular on Tudor style houses.||Here, panels are replaced with REAL stucco on this house in Manassas, Virginia.|
Art deco style facade had mud base and black ceramic tile, which was stripped off down to the brick and block.
|ABOVE: Wood blocks were laid
into the bricks for
for the windows. It is very important to cover these nailing blocks
Areas of black tar and other nasty goo are chipped off with a chipping hammer. Color will be "Sedona" from EXPO stucco. We already finished this job, but I'm saving the pictures for next time. Please check back.