This retaining wall supports the upper yard and pool. It was showing signs of cracking due to seismic movement and water has followed the cracks down and out, causing efflorescence and spalling of the stucco. The wall was restored, waterproofed, retextured, primed and painted.
Pressure washing and brushing/scraping off efflorescense.
Along with intense weather damage to the fascia and decorative wood, stucco cracking, parapet damage, the owners were also unhappy with the old pink and burgundy color scheme and wanted some "Old World meets Tucson Charm". The new look is just that!
The original color scheme
This home appeared pink and burgundy in the Arizona Sun.
Ralph Philabaum repairs stucco, prior to the repaint
At the Oliver Residence, the clerestory windows had never been painted. It has been caulked, prepped and masked off prior to painting.
Through the bosque, and across the pool, a view of the newly painted patio area
The finished product.
Evershield 20,from the Dunn Edwards Ultra Premium exterior line was used, in DE6179-Oak Harbor, on the body and wood fascia and trim in DET680-Espresso Macchiato