Your exterior isn't that important. It only keeps the weather out, the burglars out, the critters out, the comfort in, the structure secure, and shelters everything inside the home.
Older homes usually lose the mortar between bricks over time. If you don't take care of that, the next earthquake make things ugly
Got siding? There's a pretty good chance that it will be damaged. If you ignore it, then your wall becomes a haven for critters. Here's the fix.
Stucco is a beautiful thing, but it does have its weaknesses. If yours is chipped or cracked, here's what you need to know
Comes in a cartridge so you can use a caulk gun
Mortar repair - or repointing - can be done using this material. It also comes in a tube so you can use a caulk gun
Stucco patch is doable, but you either have to do the entire face or match the color really well