Stucco a Top Recommended Finish
Posted By My Guy
Stucco is an amazing exterior and interior finish and has been used in
construction for centuries for good reason. Stucco comes in a variety
of finishes, textures and colors. Installed properly by the right people,
it is a cost effective and durable finish that should last, with proper
maintenance, for the life of your home. Does your stucco need repairs
or do you just want to give your home a new look?
Older homes may already be finished in Stucco but often homeowners choose
to "update" the look of their home by having a more "current"
texture installed over the existing texture. Perhaps your home is an older
style, block or wood sided home. Updating with a stucco finish can add
value and a new, more current look.
Colored and synthetic stucco finishes can eliminate the need to:
- repaint your home as the color is built into the finish
- save you valuable time and money searching for and hiring another contractor
to paint your home
In these tough economic times, more and more people are choosing to stay
in their current home, maximizing it to the fullest by updating and sprucing
it up. It just makes good economic sense. Repair and maintenance of existing
stucco is often overlooked but is extremely vital to ensuring your stucco
Stucco, being a cement product, will develop:
- "hairline" cracks
- holes in the finish occurring from external sources
Both of these should be repaired in a timely manner and in a proper fashion
to save expensive repair costs down the road.
Repair of stucco and the "blending" of textures into the surrounding
finish is an art and should be done correctly by professionals the first
time, saving you the expense and hassle of a return trip to fix an unsightly
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