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Is Stucco a Good All-Weather Insulation?

December 25th, 2019 | by Choice Stucco |    2   Comments

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Stucco is an attractive and appealing covering for your house! The stuff adds insulation, it is tough, and water cannot penetrate it easily.

Stucco is used by industry experts on both the exterior and interior walls. The stucco specialist can fix the plaster manually on a wall using one of several hand devices.

Stucco is heavy, so correct application by professionals is essential. When applying it on the walls, you need to apply the mesh for stucco to adhere appropriately.

It is a pretty amazing choice for both cold and warm climates!

The Benefits of Stucco

-Stucco is a Portland Cement plaster that is cheap, durable, and strong. -It can be applied to different kinds of climates.

-Stucco is color retentive and resistant to fire.

-Various pigments can be applied to the plaster to give you the eye-catching appearance that you want.

-Yes, stucco can have good insulation properties depending on the thickness and what else it is paired with for insulation.

Application Conditions of Stucco

Stucco can be applied to your house under specific conditions. It’s right to apply it between 50-80 degrees Fahrenheit or 10-20 degrees Celsius.

Cloudy weather is fine, but a sunny day can make stucco dry too quickly. When the stucco dries, it's recommended to keep it damp by mixing it with water. This will prevent it from drying too quickly, which causes cracks.

The Texture and the Color of Stucco

Different folks like to use stucco around the world because it has wide texture and color range. This feature has given stucco an enormous significance for home use. The layers and color combinations can really beautify your home.

Most of the time, the experts use white Portland Cement as a foundation to get the best color range. However, every project is different, and we use the best stucco solution for each individual application.

Choice Stucco Ltd. provides quality stucco application and repair to residential, strata, and commercial properties throughout the greater-Vancouver area. If you have any questions about this article or would like to talk to us about stucco, please call us at (604) 614-7552.


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