Posts made in November, 2013

Stucco Project in Cedar-Isles Neighborhood

Posted by on Nov 20, 2013 in Minneapolis Stucco Projects | Comments Off on Stucco Project in Cedar-Isles Neighborhood

Stucco Project in Cedar-Isles Neighborhood

This homeowners of this property in the Cedar-Isles-Dean neighborhood of Minneapolis first called because the quoins on the corners of their home had holes in them from birds pecking at them.  These quoins were made out of Styrofoam, which were then covered with fiberglass mesh embedded into an acrylic base coat.  An acrylic stucco finish is then applied.  One downside of these foam quoins is that when birds peck on them, they sound hollow, causing birds to think that insects must be behind the finish.  In this instance, the homeowners wanted the quoins completely removed so that they wouldn’t have to deal with that disadvantage. We first removed the quoins, which were attached to the metal lath behind the traditional stucco on the rest of the home.  We also had to sandblast the existing stucco in order to remove the paint that had previously been applied to the stucco.  There were some other repairs necessary, where new windows were installed and where a new front entry was constructed.  We then applied a new stucco finish to the entire home, giving the homeowners a beautiful and durable finish that will last for many decades!                      ...

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New Stucco Garage in South Minneapolis

Posted by on Nov 11, 2013 in Minneapolis Stucco Projects | Comments Off on New Stucco Garage in South Minneapolis

New Stucco Garage in South Minneapolis

The owners of a home in south Minneapolis where we sandblasted and refinished the stucco a couple of years ago wanted to tear down their old garage, and have a new garage built.  They were so pleased with the stucco on their house that one of their requirements when looking for a contractor to build the garage was that they use Foley Exteriors to install the stucco on the new garage! We installed the new stucco on the garage to match the color and texture that we previously applied on the house.  The owners of this south Minneapolis home now have a great new garage that has plenty of storage for all of their needs, and since we installed the stucco, it looks...

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