The thermal efficiently of a stucco E.I.F.S. system can translate into real home energy savings of anywhere from 20% to 40 % annually.
Stucco residential E.I.F.S. system can be backed by a warranty as long as the standard mortgage (10 years)
Stucco finishes can be colored and textured to accommodate any taste – from the contemporary look of stucco to conventional styles like brick and limestone.
Weatherproof. Properly mixed and applied stucco should NOT permit passage of water through it.
Can be configured to any design requirement.
Fireproof. Stucco provides a one-hour fire resistance rating.
Durable. Lasts the life of the building.
Little or no maintenance. Stucco does not need to be painted. When a stucco surfaces gets dirty, it can be cleaned with a garden hose.
Stucco when and where?
Many homes built after the 1950s use a variety of synthetic materials which resemble stucco. Mock stucco siding is often composed of foam insulation board or cement panels secured to the walls. Although synthetic stucco may look authentic, real stucco tends to be heavier. Walls made of genuine stucco sound solid when tapped and will be less likely to suffer damage from a hard blow. Also, genuine stucco holds up well in wet conditions. Although it is porous and will absorb moisture, it will dry easily, without damage to the structure