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 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

“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

“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

“We just wanted to let you know how pleased we are with the work of MB Jessee Painting and your employees. Everything turned out beautiful. Our foreman was great! He was punctual, professional, neat and very accommodating ... and went the extra mile. We will definitely recommend you to our friends and family.”

— Michelle & Rivers Gee

“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

“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

“I just wanted to thank you all for doing such a phenomenal job on our recent house painting. We are very happy with the outcome and can't say enough good things about the crew. Everyone working on the project was outstanding and made it a great experience. Thanks to everyone.”

— Daylan
Piedmont

“Matt, Julie & Ricardo, I just wanted to take this opportunity to thank the three of you for the wonderful job you did in hosting the SFBA NARI Chapter Meeting on Wednesday evening. Everything was perfect from beginning to end. Members and guests alike walked away with a truly positive experience. The "painter for a day" and the cookies in the paint cans were an absolute brilliant touch and received rave reviews. What a wonderful way to do such positive marketing. Thanks again for a truly memorable experience for our members and guests. You are valued as a NARI member.”

— Judy Tufo, SFBA NARI Executive Director

“I highly recommend MB Jesse Painting to anyone looking for a professional team that does an impressive job. They are on time, efficient and clean up well each and every day they are on site. They pay attention to detail and listen to the needs of their clients. In addition, they give back to the community. A Five Star team all the way around.”

— Erin Troy

“MB Jessee painters are stellar! As a designer I've worked with numerous companies over the years, and MB Jessee is a top-notch firm. From the first phone call to the final clean up, every person is courteous, professional, and hard working. The owner, Matt, is a charitable leader who has instilled his team with integrity and honesty providing the customer with a first class experience at a fair price with a paint job that is guaranteed to last. I highly recommend MB Jessee. Thank you Matt and your STAR crew-Daniel, Rigoberto, Vicente, Edy, Pedro, and Mario, for a job well executed! Cynthia Brian, ASID, Starstyle® Productions, llc”

— Cynthia Brian
Morgan, CA

“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

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

— Paul Markovich

“Many thanks to Rigoberto and Damon and the extraordinary team who transformed my castle in the skies.They are magicians. I appreciate their work very much.”

— Kathleen A
San Francisco