Ivy Group Consultants have been battling faulty stucco installation and its repercussions for decades. 10News’ Noah Pransky has been doing some investigations of his own.

“Experts say stucco can be done right, or it can be done quickly. And when builders are trying to put homes up as fast – or as cheap – as possible, they often choose the latter. Bad stucco installation can still occur today, but was especially prevalent during Florida’s big building boom (circa 2005-2010) when it was considered an afterthought by many builders.”