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Whether your home has suffered a storm with significant damage, or you want to add a layer of stucco to your existing home, there are several steps you can follow to repair damaged stucco. Stucco is a natural building material used for thousands of construction projects across the United States and in many other countries. When freshly applied, it has an attractive natural color but will age to gray, silver, or brown depending on the environment and time exposed to the elements. This process of aging and discoloration is called efflorescence. There are simple Stucco Repair Jacksonville methods that can fix minor cracks. Some examples include repairing small holes left by broken pipes or leaking faucets. These can often be filled with silicon based waterproofing compounds that prevent water penetration. A contractor can fill a larger hole with concrete or asphalt, patch the hole, and then apply a second layer of siding to protect the repaired area. This is a longer process than applying a layer of siding, but it will keep your home’s value and curb appeal in good shape. To