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Aardvark

06:49PM | 11/07/02
Member Since: 05/29/02
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How many years is stucco suppose to last before it needs to be replaced?

My stucco house is 57 years of age.

The walls of the garage are single. Now that it has started to rain, the wooden wall around a corner of the window is wet. And there are a few other places to the left of this wall where it appears water has started to seep through.

What I need to know is what would cause water to seep through the stucco. If this is happening in the garage wall area, who is to say it is not happening elsewhere?!

PS: upon close inspection I've noticed a few cracks outside principally around window areas. This is NOT good news.

stpat

06:25PM | 11/17/02
Member Since: 11/16/02
23 lifetime posts
Have a pro fix the cracks now!!! Stucco doesn't seep like you think. Sound like caulking failure.

stpat

06:25PM | 11/17/02
Member Since: 11/16/02
23 lifetime posts
Have a pro fix the cracks now!!! Stucco doesn't seep like you think. Sound like caulking failure.
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