Lath and plaster construction has been used for centuries and is an integral part of architectural history in Southern California. We’ll explore the origins, evolution, and cultural significance of this building technique. In San Diego, many older homes and buildings still have lath and plaster walls and ceilings as well as exterior walls. At Nurse Stucco, We provide valuable information on how to properly preserve, restore, and maintain these structures, including tips and techniques to help you maintain your home. You can use our Contact Form too!

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. [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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