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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

“Today I received a beautiful bouquet from your company. It was totally unexpected and very much appreciated--a lovely surprise. Also today, your crew finished my job. I am so pleased with all their fine work. Richard is absolutely amazing and a total delight to work with. He was also extremely helpful during the paint color process. The interior work in my home far exceeded my expectations. A big thank you to you and the crew for an outstanding job. Thank you, thank you for a terrific job!”

— Barbara
Piedmont

“Charles finished yesterday and did a fantastic job. We really enjoyed meeting Charles and having him in our home. He is a great guy in addition to his attention to detail in his work, the protection of our floors, walls and furnishings, and his overall interaction with us both. I would be pleased to recommend him to any of my clients.”

— Ken Morrison
Oakland

“Awesome work by highly experienced, professional painters. They were: Conscious about the amount of time it would take. Ours had a lot of pre-work and took 3 weeks. Accommodating when we added a few last-minute changes Understanding when a heatwave hit and we remove some of the plastic sheeting over windows, which they had to put back up the next day. Accessible, especially the on-site crew (Hi Jose & Victor!) -- always answering questions and checking in. The end result is a perfect paint job that makes our 94-year-old house look brand new. I would definitely hire MBJ again”

— Stacey R.
Oakland, CA

“Our paint crew did a great job and the foreman, Gersson was exceptionally great to work with. He was always available to answer questions, good at problem-solving, very patient, kind, and highly professional with great customer service. We definitely recommend this company, and Gersson and his crew.”

— Andrea Y.
Berkeley, CA

“Just had MB Jessee paint the interior of our house and they did a wonderful job. They tackled some crazy wallpaper as well as painted some very high ceilings and walls. The whole process was quick and they did a great job! We are very pleased. I was also very impressed by the crew. They were very personable, kind and actually took pride in the work they were doing. In one of our conversations with the lead Ricardo, he actually told me he was very proud of how the rooms had turned out. I agree sir! It turned out great and it's not often you hear someone thinking of your home like they would theirs, and putting that level of work and quality into it. That made a huge difference in how I viewed this company. Ricardo, you were fantastic and thank you for the great job, we will be using you again.”

— Jeff M.
Danville, CA

“High quality work from a pleasant and qualified staff. Thank you!”

— Paul Markovich

“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 walkthrough 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 J.
Oakland, CA

“The entire MB Jessee team is courteous, efficient and professional. From scheduling and estimating to the crew managers and crew, they all did an excellent job on a small (but complicated) two room project in my house. I'm already thinking about getting them scheduled for the next project in the spring.”

— Cari Cheney

“Thank you for the support you have given the Women's Cancer Resource Center over the past year!”

— Margo - Director Women's Cancer Resource Center

“The finish on my kitchen cabinets had failed, becoming tacky and grimy around the handles. M B Jessee gave me a reasonable quote, far below some others, and did an outstanding job, striping the original varnish and refinishing with a new lacquer finish. The cabinets look like new. Work was done 1 day faster than estimated. The crew was extremely hard-working, considerate, and neat. Highly recommend M B Jessee.”

— Thama B.
San Francisco, CA

“Dear Matt,You must be so proud of your men! They were fantastic to have around. Polite, courteous and hardworking. I am so pleased with the outcome of our home--in fact, I couldn't be any more pleased than I am!”

— Mrs. S
San Leandro

“I love the article in the paper on your company. Thank you for supporting our community by painting at the Claremont Middle School. Thanks!”

— Carla Banks