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TRADITIONAL STUCCO IN CALGARY & SURROUNDING AREAS

Your commercial or residential property is a significant investment and deserves the best. At Artistic Stucco Ltd., we have installed all types of siding on properties in Calgary and surrounding areas for many years. As siding experts in the area, we deeply understand our client's needs and work on properties of all sizes. Our commitment to customer satisfaction and strict quality control set us apart from the rest.
 

When installing your traditional stucco, we provide you with a hands-on approach. This means that we carefully inspect your unique requirements to provide you with tailor-made solutions. The versatility of traditional stucco and our customized solutions let us serve commercial and residential customers alike. We use precise mixtures of the best materials to provide long-lasting results.

 

Please get in touch with us for traditional stucco installation.

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WHAT IS TRADITIONAL STUCCO?

Traditional stucco is a term used to refer to siding made of cement, limestone powder, sand and water. Together, these ingredients create a beautiful material that can bring life to all types of buildings. Generally, the stucco application follows a three-step process:

  • The first step involves creating adhesion to the building.

  • The second step is to create an even surface.

  • Lastly, add the final coat to the finishing layer.

Traditional stucco has many applications and can be used for the exteriors of a building to provide fire resistance and insulation.

BEST PRACTICES

As mentioned above, traditional stucco offers ease of maintenance. Regular cleaning with water and simple detergent allows you to maintain the look of your stucco walls. It generally lasts 50 to 80 years, after which you can sandblast the older stucco and reapply a new layer.

THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN TRADITIONAL STUCCO AND EIFS

While traditional stucco is made of natural ingredients, EIFS (External Insulation and Finishing Systems) stucco uses synthetic elements, including polystyrene foam boards, fibreglass mesh and other materials to improve qualities such as fire resistance.

 

Traditional stucco essentially creates a layer of cement around your property, which provides immense durability. EIFS stucco, on the other hand, creates several layers of synthetic materials.

 

One big difference is that EIFS stucco is softer than traditional stucco. Another difference is that while conventional stucco will let some moisture move into your property, EIFS stucco will not.

 

The high degree of versatility offered by traditional stucco also sets it apart from EIFS stucco. EIFS doesn't allow for a lot of customization.

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THE BENEFITS OF TRADITIONAL STUCCO

Traditional stucco has been a popular choice for clients for a long time and with good reason. Our stucco comes with countless benefits, such as:

  • Low cost: Compared to other types of siding materials, traditional stucco is affordable and superior in quality.

  • Resistant: Traditional stucco is resistant to fire and will not easily allow water to enter your property.

  • Easy to maintain: All you must do to keep your traditional stucco clean and maintained is to hose it down with water.

  • Durable: Traditional stucco is highly durable and resistant to extreme weather conditions such as snow and rain.

  • Versatile: You can apply traditional stucco to wood and concrete, giving you immense control over the final look.

CONTACT US

Artistic Stucco Ltd. also provides EIFS stucco installation in Calgary. The right type of stucco depends on your property. No one type is better than the other, and each has its advantages. Please reach out to our team if you'd like to discuss which type of stucco is right for you. 

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