A complete re-stucco of a house or building is the best way to address not only problems of deterioration, but also cosmetics. The advantage to a complete re-stucco is that the preparation and repair work is sealed under a color coat that allows for a more solid finished product without the look of a patch job.
The main advantage of Restucco vs paint is that conventional stucco breathes, paint can create an air-tight home causing mold and preventing your home to breathe. Further, re-stucco allows the homeowner to update their home with a new color AND design.
The key to a successful and longer-lasting re-stucco lies in the preparation and repair work. The better the procedure was taken to repair and restore the structure or dwelling, the longer the finished product will last. The knowledge gained over the past 2 decades by those at L&A Stucco will ensure that the best procedures and products will be used to renovate prior to re-stuccoing.
The color coat process of a re-stucco can be accomplished with a cement-based stucco or an acrylic stucco. Some extra preparations have to be taken to make a structure ready to receive an acrylic stucco along with the necessary repair work. Both products are very good and long-lasting depending upon the integrity of the preparation and repair work.
Cement-based color coats are the most commonly used exterior finish products. . Their colors are all of an earthen base and pre-mixed into each bag of stucco. Colored cement-based stucco is designed to be applied over any cement substrate following proper preparation procedures.
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