Older homes have a lot of character and are often the best buys on the market. But they may also have issues that are worth reading up on. For instance, back in the 1990s, home builders used a synthetic stucco product that proved extremely problematic. Though attractive and inexpensive when compared with traditional stucco, the product was unable to drain moisture. This resulted in significant damage to the exteriors and underlying structures of many homes and commercial buildings.
Subsequently, the construction industry modified these systems to provide drainability, which proved to be successful as long as flashing and drainage systems were [...] Read More