Updating stucco fireplace
With a little bit of imagination, you can make it the focal point of your room, or even your entire home.
With the wide range of colours, shapes and textures available, there is no limit to the design possibilities.
If you see defects developing in your wall surface, an experienced stucco contractor can evaluate them for you to determine whether repairs to the area or total replacement is necessary.
This is a great idea if your fireplace surround is fugly, but not forever and you would like something to get you by for a few years!You have probably already seen a simulation of failing stucco at your favorite Italian restaurant as part of the decor: a ragged patch of missing wall surface with brick showing through and a few cracks around it.Call it Old World Charm when Chianti bottles are hanging in front of it, but on your own house that’s a problem.So, how do you know when your stucco is at the end of its lifespan?“Look for areas of de-lamination, blistering, and also stain streaks down the surface—indicating a problem behind it,” according to Jeff.