fire resistant • durability • color • texture • economical
Traditional stucco is still a very popular building material becuase of its durability, design flexibility, and cost effectiveness.
FIRE RESISTANT Stucco, with its masonry characteristics, helps to prevent fire from entering the walls, providing a two hour rating to your home.
DURABILITY With cement as an ingredient and applied in 2 layers creating almost a 1″ thick surface, it is clearly a durable and solid exterior cladding material.
COLOR AND TEXTURE Because the ingredients in stucco are easily manipulated, stucco is available in a wide range of colors and textures. The color of stucco is determined by the cement and aggregate color and then enhanced with ineral oxide pigments to the plaster mix. The color is inherent to the stucco therefore a bulding covered in stucco never needs painting. By manipulating the aggregate, stucco also comes in a wide variety of textures from superfine to coarse and even has the ability to mimic, under skilled plasterers, the look of wood timbers, brick or stone masonry construction.
ECONOMICAL Stucco is a highly cost effective solution for your exterior finish needs falling between siding and actual masonry installation in price, but providing a more durable and solid exterior unlike siding and acting like masonry without the high cost of masonry.