Stucco & Repair
Stucco, another commonly used material in the residential and commercial construction industry, is an exterior wall mortar/coating made of cement, lime and sand. Stucco provides an economical, durable, decorative and low-maintenance finish for homes and commercial structures alike.
Stucco can be troweled, floated or spray applied and can be finished in your choice of texture types.
- Dash Finish
- Lace Finish
- Sand or Float Finish
- Smooth Finish.. depending on cement and aggregate size in the mix
Stucco mixes can be painted and can also be blended with color pigments for a colored stucco finish.
SAKRETE offers a stucco mix for scratch, brown and finish coat applications. SAKRETE also offers base coat stucco and fibered stucco.
Base Coat: Scratch & Brown Stucco – A gray, blended, water resistant, portland/lime cement-based, material used for scratch and brown coat stucco work.
Finish Coat Stucco – A blended, decorative, water resistant, portland /lime cement based, finish coat stucco for use as a decorative finish coat stucco for vertical and overhead application.
One Coat Fibered Stucco – Factory blended mixture of portland cement, sand and fiber reinforced polymers and packaged in moisture resistant bags.
Surface Bonding Cement – A fibered, structural coating used to strengthen existing masonry walls or to create mortarless block walls. Can also be used as a masonry parge or finish coating or as a scratch and brown coat stucco.
Type S Mortar/Stucco Mix – A high strength mortar mix that can be used as a masonry parge or finish coating or as a scratch and brown coat stucco.
Repairs made to stucco is completed by the same means and material type used when applying the original stucco to the structure.
Tips for stucco & repair:
- Moisten the surface before application to SSD (Saturate Surface Dry).
- Use only clean potable water as well as clean mixing container and tools.
- Do not over trowel.
- Do not overwater.
- Colder temperatures or higher humidity conditions will retard set times.
- Read and follow the material instructions for preparation, use and placement.