Q: How do you get the different colors in the brickface or stoneface?
A: Brickface or stoneface is installed in layers. The first coat is the scratch coat covers the wire lath. The second coat of cement is the mortar color coat, which is selected by the customer to be the color that shows in between the brick or stone. The third or finish color coat is then applied, allowed to set sufficiently, and is then scored deep enough to reveal the mortar coat and define the design and texture of your choice. The different colors in each different brick or stone design is then toned with other colors to finish the desired design.
Q: Do you have to install galvanized steel lath?
A: Most applications require installation of galvanized steel lath but if the substrate is a clean cinder block this step can be eliminated.
Q: How do you do the corners if the front is brickface and the sides are vinyl?
A: The corners are wrapped around two inches of brickface – it looks like one side course of brick.
Q: Can you spray something over stucco to repair and preserve it rather than redo the stucco?
A: Under some conditions an acrylic coating may be used.
Q: How much per square foot for brickface, stoneface, stucco, and vinyl siding?
A: That’s a good question. All of our work is custom designed to meet your specific needs and therefore it is difficult to quote a price without seeing the home or building. Our design consultants will be able to answer all of your questions at the time of your free design consultation.
Q: Can you stucco over stucco?
A: Yes, we can apply stucco, brickface or stoneface over most surfaces.
Q: Can brickface be placed over existing brick?
A: Yes. Brickface is an excellent solution for brick with loosening mortar joints.
Q: Do we have to take care of stucco, like paint it or some other treatment?
A: Because the color is mixed in the cement, our product is virtually maintenance free.