Traditional Process of Stucco vs. New Process of Synthetic Stucco Stucco is also called render. Stucco is made from an aggregate, a binder and water. Stucco is applied when wet and as it dries it hardens. When it is completely dried stucco is very dense and solid. Stucco has a variety of uses from coating walls to coating ceilings to making ornamentation. Stucco is one of the few materials that are successful at covering up concrete, cinder block, clay brick and adobe. The finish of stucco is what and smooth (“What is Hard-Coat Stucco”). Traditional stucco is made from lime, sand and water. Modern stucco is made from Portland cement, sand and water. Lime is added to increase the flexibility and versatility to modern stucco. Other additives...The end:
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