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Commercial Plaster and Stucco Repair

 Commercial Plaster and Stucco Repair


One of the wonderful things about many businesses here in the San Francisco area is the historic structures they occupy and maintain. The lively and beautiful history of the Bay Area is kept alive by these companies, and it adds to the flavor of life here. Of course, these older buildings require maintenance, often including plaster repair on the interior, and stucco repair on the exterior.

Commercial stucco and plaster need reparation when new cracks appear, or when existing cracks begin to widen or spread. Damage tends to come from three main sources.

Natural Structural Settling Causes Cracks in Stucco and Plaster

Over time, every kind of structure will undergo movement and settling. This can happen due to soil compaction, seasonal temperature variations, and the aging of building materials. Here in Oakland and San Francisco, of course, we also owe some of this to our friend, San Andreas!

Water Intrusion Damages Plaster and Stucco

Stucco, when properly maintained, does a great job keeping out water. However, if there is a roof, gutter, or caulking problem that lets water behind the stucco, it can cause deterioration. Likewise, interior plaster can be damaged by water, whether it comes from exterior leakage or plumbing failures.

Mechanical Impact Is a Common Cause of Damage to Plaster and Stucco

Mechanical damage is a term used by insurance companies when an impact causes damage, whether that is from a falling tree, an out-of-control vehicle, a careless furniture mover, or an unstable bookshelf. The resulting damage to plaster or stucco walls could be very minor, involving just a small nick or crack, or massive, requiring the rebuilding of a whole wall.

Repairing Commercial Stucco and Plaster

Whatever the source of the damage is, the walls of your business are probably repairable. In the case of smaller cracks, your painting contractor can fill them in with special caulk and then paint with elastomeric (flexible) paint. This hides the damage and prevents water and pest intrusion through the fissures.

In the case of more significant damage, there will need to be patching and retexturing. A reputable commercial painter will carefully cut back the damaged area in order to effect a solid, long-lasting repair. Once the integrity of the wall has been restored, the surface can be retextured to match the surrounding wall space. Finally, the wall should be painted, and it will look as good as new!

MB Jessee - Commercial Stucco and Plaster Repair in the Bay Area

If your business is in need of stucco or plaster repair, you can trust MB Jessee to take good care of you! We have been providing residential and commercial painting in the San Francisco Bay Area since 1995, gaining a reputation for exceptional customer service and reliable results.

Contact MB Jessee through our online estimate request (below), or by calling our office. We look forward to working with you!

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Customer Reviews

“The painters at MB Jesse are top notch! Cesar's team was super friendly and helpful. They were very polite and accommodating. Their expertise in everything painting related was evident in their attention to detail and efficiency painting tricky spaces. The apartment looks brand new!”

— Adam Swisher

“Hello Matt,Just another notice of thanks to your wonderful crew, Rigoberto, Javier and John. They did fantastic work, with Rigo providing meticulous and conscientious attention to the details and excellent woodwork finishing, as evidenced by the beautiful fireplace. Javier did a fantastic job in the bathroom especially, it looks "brand new," and John always does quality work, both with the interior and exterior. I can tell they care about what they do. Rigo's "punch out" was very thorough, too. I will call again when I need some more work and will definitely recommend your company and fine crew. I also felt as a homeowner, I could leave my house in their good hands during the day and that took a lot of worry from me, they were honest, prompt and reliable. They were also very kind, respectful and clean in their work, very professional. Thank you.”

— Beth Marx & Melissa Kirsch
Oakland

“It was a great experience working with MB Jessee. The crew was careful and thorough as they painted the house, sealed stucco cracks, repaired dry-rotted wood, stained the deck, etc. Robert, Gersson, Jose, and all of the people involved in the process from the estimate to the job completion were friendly and professional.”

— Mike C.
Livermore, CA

“I want to express my thanks for a job well done. The rooms look great and there is no problem with any marks on the all the trim, floor, carpet, etc. The paint job is lovely. I also want to express my thanks for the level of professionalism the foreman showed in running the job. He was very attentive to any changes I needed to make, was extremely careful in getting the faux paint color and effect correct. Thanks so much for a job well done.”

— Suzan D’Arcy

“My entire experience with MB Jesse was very professional. The crew were very friendly and super accommodating of my ridiculous schedule and geriatric pets in the house. The finished product, which was pretty much my entire house, far exceeds my expectations. Would definitely work with them again!”

— Heather Jordan

“Just wanted to let you know that the crew was great to have around the house for the past two weeks. All three of them were professional, courteous, and attentive to my thoughts/concerns and were extremely knowledgeable. They paid great attention to the detail and it shows.”

— Mark & Roberta Gross

“MB Jessee just finished our exterior and we couldn't be happier with our experience. The foreman (Pedro) and lead painter (Ricardo) were incredible to work with: they communicated scheduling clearly, Ricardo was a joy to be around every day, the showed up early every day, were incredibly tidy and did great paint work. The final walk through experience was incredible. Pedro pointed out items I missed demonstrating a clear desire to complete another quality project. I highly recommend them. As others have noted they definitely aren't the cheapest but you quickly realize that you're getting what you pay for. The 3 year guarantee is also a nice touch since there are likely touch up items that will show up after the job is done.”

— Joshua Jansen

“Matt, We are very happy with how all of the painting worked out. We were extremely impressed with the quality of the work in the bathroom. I liked working with Victor, he and Marvin were extremely conscientious about doing a great job, not just the minimum. I know the front door took a lot longer than you'd expected. But they did it PERFECTLY. We never thought it could turn out like that! Thanks again for the great work. We'll be calling you again in the future!”

— Craig
Alameda, CA

“Richard and crew have been great, for sure. As much as I look forward to having the job done and my house back in order, I really enjoyed having them around. You should feel really good about how they represent your company.”

— Jessica Dodson

“Very easy to work with, they did an outstanding job with our project of re-painting our painting our kitchen cabinets. Given the scope of the job and that our kitchen is roughly half of our upstairs living area they did a fantastic job of minimizing the mess. Workmanship was top notch, would definitely recommend.”

— Vince Scola

“The kitchen looks NEW! You guys are amazing.”

“I can't say enough about how courteous and professional my foreman was. He was on time every morning and arrived cheerful and ready to go. He is highly organized and very thoughtful. He was extremely careful and respectful when moving my belongings - a mature professional.”

— Nora Robinson