Stucco and Synthetic Stucco
Installation Details Are Crucial for Stucco and Synthetic Stucco
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Stucco and Synthetic Stucco, including:
- Design and build strategies
- Necessary codes
- Application how-tos
- Using materials
Traditional and modern formulas for stucco
Traditional modern stucco is a portland-cement plaster applied in three coats to a building exterior. Stucco is more expensive than some types of claddingMaterials used on the roof and walls to enclose a house, providing protection against weather. — vinylCommon term for polyvinyl chloride (PVC). In chemistry, vinyl refers to a carbon-and-hydrogen group (H2C=CH–) that attaches to another functional group, such as chlorine (vinyl chloride) or acetate (vinyl acetate). and some types of wood, for example — but the surface is durable, vapor permeable, fire resistant, and suitable for any climate, with proper detailing. As long as the surface has been installed with details that address inward solar vapor drive and wind-driven rain, stucco should require little maintenance unless the surface is damaged.
There are many types of stucco claddings, but they can best be split into three primary types ...
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