If you are stuck on constructing a new house, remodeling or renovating, then stucco it for a textured and clear finish. Stucco is Portland Cement Plaster. It is applied on indoor or outdoor surfaces. A lot of people confuse stucco with plaster although there is a difference. It is made from Portland Plaster Cement, sand and water mixed together. It hardens into a durable material that requires low maintenance. Stucco is rot and fungus resistant, which is immense good news for your house. Many old buildings were built using stucco and they stood the test of time. It is durable and long lasting if it is maintained properly. Regular maintenance increases its lifespan. It is a great cost efficient material. Like traditional plastered, stucco can be brushed to create textures and designs. It is applied in 3 coats. Metal lath, a chicken wire like material is added at times into it when it is applied on a smooth surface. When the stucco dries, it becomes rock solid. When applied correctly, it can last for years. Sand, fiberglass and other materials are used to create a variety of textures. Various pigments can be added to stucco to get the texture and appearance that you want. Fiberglass and acrylic additives help make it water-resistant. It is used for siding, on concrete, brick or clay walls. It is extremely versatile and goes well with any kind of surface. There are various colour and texture variants of stucco, which makes it a popular choice before applying paint. Some people even prefer to use a colorful stucco variant over paint. It is long lasting and requires low maintenance which makes it a suitable alternative. A white Portland cement base is used to achieve a vivid colour range. Stucco application seems easy and quick but is actually quite tricky. It solidifies quickly, so it is vital that it is applied quickly. It does not last long damp and cold areas. Incorrect and hasty application of stucco can lead to a lot of problems and wastage of money for repairs . Problems like bulging and cracking may arise and the stucco may not last for long. Redoing the process and repairing it is costly and futile, so it is better that you get it right in the first attempt. Give us a call at Roof Pros Roofing to ensure correct and smooth application of stucco. We are informed about the latest trends and regulations which helps you cater to their clients’ needs appropriately. Professional help is always better for a good and long lasting job.