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Star Tribune Article from 6/18/2000 featuring Barry Eliason

Barry Eliason, owner of Stucco Pro, a St. Paul company that tests for water problems in stucco houses, said he hasn't seen "a single home that is less than 20 years old that doesn't have a significant area of moisture[...]

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Stucco Homes

If you plan to buy a newer stucco home in Minnesota, heads up: stucco homes in Minnesota built since the late 80?s or so have had a nasty history of catastrophic failures. [...]

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Invasive Moisture Testing on Stucco, Revisited

I recently concluded that invasive moisture testing is the only reliable test method for stucco homes, but then had another home inspector in San Diego write an opposing post titled Invasive "testing"? Are you kidding?, wherein he opines that[...]

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Stucco: Invasive Testing vs IR Scanning

Stucco homes in Minnesota built since the late 80's or so have had a nasty history of catastrophic failures. Having a stucco home scanned with an infrared camera as an alternative to invasive moisture testing may sound like a great[...]

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