What is Traditional Stucco ?

In order to understand and solve your stucco problems,it's important to gain an understanding of what has been used successfully in residential construction for the last 90 years - namely, traditional, or "three coat" stucco, . . .

The Pro's and Con's of Stucco.

This system has worked great for many years. It is less expensive than brick, and provides an attractive alternative to wood siding. It does, however, have limitations. Because it is cementitious, it can crack and . . .

New Stucco Systems Developed.

During the 1980's, new synthetic stucco systems were developed that were freeze, thaw, and crack resistant. They could be sold in an expanded market and remain a less expensive alternative to brick and wood siding. . . .

Advantages to One Coat Stucco.

Compared to the traditional, or three coat system, the one coat system allows less water to travel through the stucco system. This means that fewer stains and cracks will develop. This system can be applied . . .

Why use RAM ?

RAM Exterior Remodeling can service all of the components of your home's exterior. Sometimes stucco problems are a sign of additional defects below the surface. This can happen if the original subcontractors either, did not properly integrate the different applications, or did'nt install them in the proper order.

You could have as many as eight different subcontractors installing the components of a single home's exterior. So when there's a leak or installation problem, it becomes nearly impossible to resolve the problem. RAM Exterior Remodeling offers the advantage of using one contractor for your entire exterior, so that should you have a question, there's only one number to call.

We understand the importance of buiding it right the first time. Our employees and subcontractors understand the significance, of maintaining both the cosmetic appeal of a home, an the integrity of it's water tight shell.

RAM Exterior Remodeling is an "independent" with a highly professional image. We have a proficient and qualified staff, with a large inventory of specialty tools and equipment. It is our intention to be the last phone call that you as a buider or homeowner will make, as you look for solutions to post-construction problems.

Our reputation speaks for itself. RAM Exterior Remodeling has repaired over 250 homes in Texas without a single call back !


Why Can't I Sell my "EIFS" Stucco Home.

Eventhough both one coat and "EIFS" stucco systems have a history of improper installations, "EIFS" systems have gotten the majority of bad press. On "EIFS" systems, an inappropriate or missing caulking details around windows, doors, vents, etc., produce illegal and...

EIFS Systems - "Exterior Insulation Finish System"


The early "EIFS", or synthetic succo sytems, also known as "barrier EIFS", was designed to work differently than either traditional three coat stucco or one coat stucco. The "EIFS" stucco system entails first installing a layer of foam, which...

Solutions for Homeowners with "EIFS".

There are several solutions to these common problems. One solution is to make the repairs as identified to you in the home inspection report or by your real estate agent. Another is to remove the existing "EIFS" system and install...

Solutions for Homeowners with Failed One Coat/Hard Coat Stucco.

The kind of concealed dry rot and wood damage found on a failed or incomplete "EIFS" stucco system is also found behind failed one coat, hard coat stucco. We have repaired or replaced the hard coat stucco over 500 homes...

Problems with EIFS Systems.


These new "EIFS"  and one coat sytems, which could now be sold in areas with more extreme climates without much cracking and staining, caught on quickly. The demand for them brought many inexperienced people into the stucco industry -...

Nation Wide Stucco Problem.


- A new product has become extremely popular in a short period of time. Not only in markets with a history of stucco, but everywhere.
- Accompanying this rapid growth, is a lack of understanding an experience...