Although stucco buildings were especially prevalent in California, the Southwest and Florida, ostensibly because of their Spanish heritage, this... Learn more
The introduction of the many revival styles of architecture around the turn of the 20th century, combined with the improvement and increased... Learn more
Can stucco (portland cement plaster) be applied directly over painted brick?
This is a common question that often arises when people are... Learn more
Modern stucco is used as an exterior cement plaster wall covering. It is usually a mix of sand, Portland cement, lime and water, but may also... Learn more
Stucco is considered as the most reliable and durable exterior and interior coating and its use is being increased considerably in the recent... Learn more
Stucco's history is long and dignified.
The ancient Greeks applied it over rough stone to get a smooth surface that could be decorated, and the... Learn more
Can the type of joint in plaster affect its spacing or location?
Joint spacing in stucco is more of an issue over frame construction. No matter... Learn more
Stucco has been used for generations and has undergone a few changes in composition and application. While it is an older type of material, it... Learn more
Stucco looks like clay or cement and is one of the oldest types of siding material in the world. In fact, stucco was widely used in ancient... Learn more
Stucco became a term for exterior plaster. When is unknown. Stucco has been used (exterior plaster) for 1000s of years, some historians say the... Learn more