Here in Northern California, three-coat stucco is the dominant exterior finish material. It's been this way for years, so there's a lot of available work remodeling and repairing older stucco homes.
Many of our jobs involve repairing existing damage, adding cementitious window casings, and applying a new layer of color coat to all or part of the building. A lot of the stucco houses I work on were built in the '60s, when finned aluminum windows were the norm. Typically, there are no exterior door and window casings, and the stucco runs right...
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