Color plaster finish is troweled smooth.
|Finish is Keene's cement and
lime. Keene's cement is really a
plaster that develops incredible strength and resistance to
It can be scrubbed and resists water.
More about Keene's cement...
Color is added in, requiring no painting, and color adds cool effects. Color is a Benjamin Moore color, "Acadia white", that I had mixed at a Sherwin William's store.
House finished. Color is HONEST portland cement and and REAL sand, and not the fake stuff that comes out of a bucket. Color is number 73 "eggshell" from La Habrastucco.
RIGHT: I fooled you! I bet you thought these window surrounds were cut sandstone. Faux stones are color cement and sand.
|Stucco arches and patio finished.|
|Rough finish is White portland
and white sand
"crystal white", #50
from La Habra stucco.
Colorful pots are broken up with pieces randomly embedded in the mortar
|Another attractive addition for Merrick design and build from Kensington, MD||A view of the fine job Merrick did on flashing the curved tudor trim boards.|
number 820, "silverado", from La
Note the recessed panel in the front and
|A view of the back of the garage. Even though the wall gets
we always finish with white portland and white sand,
except for pebble dash.
|This garage has recessed panels , too.
How we do them: when the brown coat has set up, one by fours are nailed to the wall for forms and filled.
|Stucco is scored and troweled to replicate cut marble blocks. Please check back for the next update to see how we did it.|
|Mechanical enclosure will have color cement stucco finish
Wall is designed for ivy to grow on it, anchoring it's roots in the stucco.
Please check back for the next update to see how we did it.
our method of
|Another view of
counter flashing over the step flashing and a kick-out
The kick-out flashing deflects water away from the
Note how we covered the roof with tar paper. Cement mortar
of roof shingles, I don't care what somebody tells you, it will always
leave a residue.