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Common Trends in Utah with New Stucco Homes

Common Trends in Utah with New Stucco Homes

Stucco is a common exterior finishing in Utah due to its ability to withstand the high heat in the summer and the extreme cold in the winter and with its high resistance to water damage. Stucco is also very affordable and looks amazing for years when installed by a professional. There are numerous color options […]

Stucco Remodel Before & After in Holladay, Utah by RAM Builders Stucco & Exteriors

Updating Your Home with Exterior Remodeling

Remodeling your current home is exciting and overwhelming all at the same time. You only want to trust an expert when it comes to investing in such an important asset. Since 1987, RAM Builders has proficiently served Utah with home exterior installation and remodeling including construction repairs, stucco repair and replacement, chimney repair, soffit and […]

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What is Dry Rot?

Dry rot is like mushrooms. It’s a fungus that can get established in wet wood. Dry rot doesn’t happen in dry wood, the wood has to be moist. Normally dry rot occurs where there is a water leak entering the home. As the fungus matures, it shrinks and cracks the lumber. Dormant Stage of Dry […]

Take Care of Construction Defect Issues

What is the Best Way for a Homeowners Association to Take Care of Construction Defect Issues?

New construction is exciting. Whether you’re starting from scratch or remodeling an existing building, you expect you’ll end up with something better than what you started with. But unfortunately, that’s not always the case. New, inexperienced, lazy or poorly managed construction companies can make mistakes, turning your exciting project into a nightmare. When it’s your […]

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Solutions for Cracked Stucco

Cracks happen. You can’t avoid them with stucco, but if you act quickly, you can minimize damage — and the cost of stucco repairs. Why does stucco crack? If it’s not due to something obvious, like an earthquake or a foul ball, you have to rely on some crack anatomy for your diagnosis. Know your […]

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Stucco Repair Is Art + Science

Repairing stucco might seem easy, but the work has to be done right or it won’t last. Nothing lasts forever, least of all stucco, no matter how skillful the original craftsman was who installed yours in the first place. You will need repairs, the question is when. If your stucco is compromised, be it from […]

missing window flashing

Missing window flashing

Missing or improperly installed window flashing can cause major problems. Most of these problems go undetected for many years. When we are finally called out to the job, it is often too late….. We see mold and organic growth in the driest desert climates. Trapped water in the wall system of a wood framed structure […]

leaking window

A Leaking Window

Window leaks are more common than you would think. Hidden Damage When your home has a construction problem, most people want the quickest, cheapest, and easiest fix. If you’re told by the handyman that it can be fixed for $50, why spend $500 with a specialized contractor? Many people do not put a high value […]

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