Restuccoing Project West Memphis AR

If you’re stuck with stucco, there-application method involves layering several different coats of stucco tocomplete the process. Applying drywall may only require a couple passes withjoint compound and then some sanding. Read on for more details.

Abc Block And Brick Company
(501) 455-2027
6902 Brodie Ln
Little Rock, AR
 
Sonny Fish Masonry Inc
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408 W Dixon Rd
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Nash Carl Mason
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2016 Peyton St
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C B Masonry Inc
(501) 455-5959
6902 Brodie Ln
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Norwood Stone
(501) 224-0977
13641 Cantrell Rd
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Morton Masonry & Fence
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Brett Long Masonry
(501) 835-2206
2704 Kellogg Rd
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Abc Equipment
(501) 455-2457
6902 Brodie Ln
Little Rock, AR
 
Bennett Brothers Stone
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12703 Interstate 30
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Restuccoing Project

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Restuccoing can be a difficult task to tackle by yourself. Photo Credit: Jeremy Levine Design

The process of restuccoing versus applying drywall is very different. Stucco is an ancient building material that became popular in California, the Southwest, and Florida. During a post-war building boom of the 1950s and 60’s, stucco homes sprang up in large communities throughout most of California .

If you’re stuck with stucco, the re-application method involves layering several different coats of stucco to complete the process. Applying drywall may only require a couple passes with joint compound and then some sanding. Obviously the biggest difference between the two is stucco goes on wet, and requires a skilled craftsman to texture it.

  • Restuccoing walls can be a very detailed job, but it’s necessary if layers of paint have been applied to the walls. It’s important to remove the paint. New stucco cannot adhere to paint by itself, sandblasting exterior walls or adding stucco adhesion to the interior walls will solve the problem.
  • The new stucco will create a whole new appearance, plus, it seals cracks and prevents future deterioration. Three separate coats should be applied. The first is called a “scratch” coat. Followed by the “brown” or second coat, and then finally the finishing coat is applied.  Some contractors used just two to save time and money. Synthetic stucco can be used as well. This type of stucco is a little more water resistant than the natura...

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