JLC ??FEBRUARY 1992
In 1915 an Austrian-born practitioner
of the stucco trade founded
the company I work for today. Gabe
Reitter had traveled all over Europe
learning his craft, and brought to
America an old-world sense of how
a job ought to be done. He knew
how to detail a job to make it last.
In 1990 Reitter Stucco revisited the
first local job Gabe did back in
1915 — not to make repairs, but to
finish an addition for the current
owner. The house had changed
hands several times, but the original
stucco still looked fine.
If you're planning to finish with
stucco, here are some details you'll
want to pay attention to.
The stucco contractor who