How long does stucco last?

Stucco is a lifetime product, as long as it has been properly installed.

How do I know when it’s time to replace or repair my homes stucco?

If you notice enlarging, popping, mold, moisture, or if small cracks begin to appear or expand, you should consider having your home’s stucco evaluated for a replacement or repair. Call McDermott Construction to receive an estimate. (610) 283-6235

What is stucco remediation?

Stucco remediation is a process where stucco is completely removed from the house walls and repairs are made. New flashing and drainage mats are installed, then a new layer of stucco is applied.

What are the most common problems found with stucco?

The most common stucco problems that can occur to your home are water infiltration that can lead to stucco failure, mold, staining, or cracking. If you being to notice these issues, please contact McDermott Construction so that we can assist you. (610) 283-6235

Do you provide warranties on your services?

Yes! You can rest assured knowing that all of our work at McDermott Construction is warrantied.

New Construction

How long does a new construction home take to build?

The time frame of a new construction home depends on the size and complexity of the design. Typically, townhouses are constructed in about 14 – 18 weeks. Larger single-family homes can take approximately 8 months.

Will I be able to be involved in the design of my new home?

Yes! Your input is a large component of constructing a new home to ensure you are 100% satisfied with the outcome.

Do I need a realtor?

If you require a realtor for buying or selling, please contact Andy McDermott, a Pennsylvania licensed realtor. (610) 283-6235

Can I visit the home site to check the status of my new home?

Absolutely! Homeowners are very involved with construction of their new home and should feel free to stop by to visit at any time.

How do I know the home is being built correctly?

McDermott Construction is a licensed contractor. Following building standards are the minimum, but we go above and beyond for our clients.

Repairs & Remodeling

What is the difference between a renovation and remodel?

Great question! Home renovations and remodels are interchangeable terms, but there is a difference. Simply put, a renovation would include repairs that are required, whereas a remodel is a change in design.

Can I do some of the work myself?

No. We are happy to work with your needs as a homeowner, but we prefer to do all of the work ourselves to ensure the safety of you and your home.

I know I want my home remodeled, but I don’t know what I want. What do I do?

Call us! McDermott Construction will help you bring your vision to life, or we will connect you to the necessary design professionals to work with you on your project. (610) 283-6235

Can I live in my home during the remodel?

This depends on the complexity of the job. We will cater to your needs as much as possible and try to keep you in the comfort of your own home, but some remodels may require you to leave you house to ensure your safety and that the job is finished in a timely manner.

Will a remodel add value to my home?

Yes! A remodel will also make your home easier to sell if you ever decide to do so.

Custom Additions & Decks

I have an idea for an addition to my home, how do I get started?

Call us! McDermott Construction will help you bring your vision to life, or we will connect you to the necessary design professionals to work with you on your project. (610) 283-6235

Will an addition blend into my home, or will it look like a separate piece?

At McDermott Construction, we pride ourselves in the quality of our work and will do our best to ensure that your addition will properly blend and suit your existing home design.