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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. Expansion Joints The stucco contractor who assumes