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About Blaine Nurse

Blaine Nurse was born and raised in San Diego County. His company, Nurse Stucco Inc. has been proudly serving Southern California for over 16 years, and Blaine has over 35 years of trade experience in the stucco, lath, and plaster construction industry. Blaine's first experience with Stuccoing was with his father and brother Darren when they started their company back in 1981 "Jerry L. Nurse Plastering". In 1992 they formed a partnership with their father, creating "Jerry L. Nurse and Sons Plastering". After the death of their father they established their company as Nurse Stucco Inc. in the year 2000.

Stucco Home Siding: Fundamentals

Home outsides are made up of lots of layers that operate in combination with each other. The most noticeable layer and the one crucial to your home's life-span is the outer layer: the siding or cladding. The most popular kinds of home siding are fiber-cement panels, vinyl siding, and plywood. There is another type [...]

Stucco Repair to keep water out

Stucco Repair to keep water out If you're starting to notice cracks, pealing, or holes in your stucco, it's important to take care of them as soon as possible. Not only will this help keep your home looking its best, but it will also prevent water from seeping in and causing further damage. [...]

How to pick the right stucco contractor

Picking the right stucco contractor for your job is mostly common sense. When it comes to choosing a stucco contractor, there are a few things you should keep in mind. Nurse Stucco is your best choice. First and foremost, you want to make sure that the contractor is licensed and insured. Secondly, you want to check [...]

San Diego Lath and Plaster Wall Basics

Lath and plaster walls grace many traditional homes. Thick, substantial, and great at soundproofing, walls constructed out of lath and plaster are rarely built anew anymore. They tend only to be repaired, not built from scratch. Drywall has supplanted plaster and lath as the wall covering of choice. But if your home does have [...]

Ceiling Cracks – Structural or Just Old?

All buildings, regardless of when or where they were built and with what material, are subject to movement. It can be seasonal shrinkage and expansion due to cold and heat, or the movement can be caused by slow settling into the ground below the home. As a result, cracks are a natural part of [...]

Historical Home Repairs

Assessing The Damage - Historical Home Repairs Most historical home stucco deterioration is the result of water infiltration into the building structure through the roof, around chimneys, window and door openings, or excessive ground water or moisture penetrating through or splashing up from the building foundation. Potential causes of deterioration include: ground or building [...]

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