EFIS stucco. Maintain it. Home inspection in Carlsbad New Mexico.
When the builders build a home and install a
Exterior Foam Installed Stucco.
They are installing a product or application of a product that has a history of failing.
The cracks that form in the exterior applied stucco needs to be repaired as soon as they are found. Water penetration is the leading cause of hidden damage to a home.
This damage can end up costing the home owner hundreds if not thousands of dollars in repairs.
Maintaining the homes exterior applied stucco is very important.
Take a look here at the condition of the stucco on this home. No repairs had been made to date when the home inspection had been completed.
Not taking care of the damage will cost the owner more if not taken care of when it is found. Inspect the home on a regular basis.
This simple small crack can lead to major issues if not repaired.
Even worse is the application of synthetic ston veneer. This must be maintained with vigilance. Never let cracks go without getting the proper maintenance they require.
This crack in the corner of the stone veneer needs to be repaired.
If this is not repaired as with the stucco, it can cause a lot of damage in a short period of time.
Remember to take the walk around your home and inspect the home on a regular basis. Write down any issues and then have the issues repaired. You pay too much money for a home to let the home get damaged when it was avoidable in the first place.
If you are buying a home and want a very good home inspection. Call Clint McKie at 1-575-706-5586 Desert Sun Home Inspections can and will find the issues if there are any. We service Eddy, Lea and Chaves Counties in Southeast New Mexico.
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