Asked in Concrete and Cement
Concrete and Cement
Is marcite concrete waterproof if used as stucco on a house?
Asked in Home & Garden, Painting and Staining
Would a wood house take more paint than a stucco house?
If they are about the same size, yes, because wood is much more absorbent than the mortar of stucco by far. ...
What are the pros and cons of stucco on a house?
Before you will a new house, you should think about the pros and cons of stucco on a house. The main advantages of stucco exteriors is their durability. moreover it is considered fireproof. The main unadvantages from the high cost and tendency to be messy. Your new house given the time it need, What is also present disadvantages of it and over time it will be destroyed. You should consider when using this type for your home. ...
What are the benefits of using stucco for a house?
Stucco seals your walls and provides a level of insulation for energy savings. Stucco is also paintable so you can have a wide selection of colors. Only it is not the easiest material to clean. Vinal and wood siding does not seal the walls. ...
Asked in Home & Garden, Engineering
How do you make thermacol house?
It's rather like building with Legos. Stack them up leaving holes for doors and windows. Be sure to add your rebar and fill the holes with concrete. Then you need to stucco the outside, finish the inside and put a roof on it. ...
Asked in Home Improvement
How do you re stucco your house?
for mike holmes, i want to re stucco my stucco house it is 18 years old and showing some crackers a chipping it was colored coated and I do not know what product to use I live in Payson AZ. 5,000 ft high very warm in the summer and cold with freezing at times ,The stucco has held up real good but I would like to clean it up. do I re stucco with a second coat of color coat,...
How do you clean off colored stucco that was accidentally splashed on concrete while stuccoing a wall of a house other than using muriatic acid?
I have used a good pressure washer [not the cheap low pressure type] to literally "blast" fresh concrete, stucco, drywall "mud" [very easy' and a variety of materials on concrete slabs. driveways, and sidewalks. IF you get to it quick, it is easier than if you allow the unwanted material to fully, set/dry/cure for hours or days. If the water pressure is high enough, and the wand is held at the proper angle then, usually, this will work. I have even managed...
Asked in Buildings, Home Construction, Landscaping
What makes houses waterproof?
Good drainage is vital to having a dry house. A solid foundation with the drainage system and a waterproof membrane are critical. The ground around the house needs to slope away from the foundation. A good roof also protects the house, as do the siding materials. ...
Asked in Shopping
Where can one purchase a waterproof basement?
You can learn to waterproof your basement on your own by going online to WikiHow. They will teach you how to in 8 steps. This Old House has a video on how to waterproof your basement. Do It Yourself online has instructions and tips on how to accomplish the waterproofing of your basement. ...
Asked in Concrete and Cement
How safe are houses that are made from concrete containing no sand?
for the past 25yrs ive lived in a house that's made of no-fines concrete. i had a buyer for my house but when he realized the construction of the house he changed his mind ...
Asked in Math and Arithmetic, Units of Measure, Volume
How many cubic meters of reinforced concrete are there on an average house?
The only place you'll find concrete on the "average house" is its footing. The average house footing will contain between 5 and 8 cubic yards (3.8 and 6.1 cubic meters) of concrete. Note: house footings contain very little or no reinforcement. ...
Asked in Home & Garden
Will bleach ruin stucco on a house?
Home repair contractors usually spray the surface first while its dry with a bleach and water solution using a pump-handle sprayer. Then pressure wash the stucco-but never put bleach into a pressure washer (doing so will ruin it). ...