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Minneapolis Stucco Project on a Linden Hills Duplex

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Minneapolis Stucco Project on a Linden Hills Duplex

This duplex in the Linden Hills neighborhood of Minneapolis was in need of a major stucco project.  Almost all of the windows were replaced, so we needed to install new flashings and patch the stucco surrounding the new windows.  The frieze board beneath the soffit was also replaced, so there were several areas that needed the stucco repaired at the top of the walls.  There were also a few areas where the stucco needed to be repaired on the foundation of the home.  There were also numerous details to the property that needed to be enhanced, such as the arches over the windows, the curved stucco above the gate, and the beautiful entrance to this classic duplex. The owner of the property was a real estate investor in Minneapolis, but was especially proud of this property because he used to live there.  Everything on the interior had been remodeled, and the stucco project was the final part of the exterior renovation.   We applied an acrylic stucco finish, since previous stucco patches had been performed using synthetic stucco.  The acrylic finish enabled the homeowner to have the exact color he desired for the stucco, and we applied a trowel texture to the home.  This classic stucco duplex in Minneapolis is about one hundred years old, but now it looks brand new thanks to the beautiful renovations.            ...

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