Damage Beneath Stucco
hairline cracks that develop in stucco siding (cladding)
materials should be routinely sealed and repaired to prevent
water penetration. Once water gets behind the stucco,
deterioration of the wooden framing and sheathing materials
beneath will often result.
photo above shows a wood frame home with stucco cladding
suffering unnecessary water damage (and possible wood
destroying insect damage) that will be costly to repair.
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The digital photo above was taken by a
Guardian® home inspector during a pre-purchase home