Why You Should Choose Stucco Siding

The cladding on your home’s exterior plays a vital role in protecting your home from the elements, your home’s energy efficiency and curb appeal. What you put on your home’s exterior can make a big difference in regards to protection, insulation, maintenance and resale value.

Moreno Stucco & Wire Ltd. in Edmonton shares why you should choose stucco:

Stucco is made to last a lifetime (almost).

Some traditional cement stucco homes are over 60 years old, with the stucco still in good shape. Properly installed stucco applications whether traditional cement and wire lath systems, or EIFS are designed to last with less maintenance than other siding options. There is a stucco system for every needs, and it will be built to last.

Stucco is completely seamless. 

It is solid and unlike vinyl siding, it is completely seamless. Traditional or original Stucco is made of cement, sand, lime and water. It is applied in multiple coats and provides a durable home exterior. It is solid and unlike vinyl siding, it is completely seamless.

Elastomeric Acrylic Stucco Finishes vertually never crack when applied using proper systems for building. New stucco products virtually never crack and can withstand high impacts like hail or other hard weather (cement stucco only). It also provides a natural resistance to fire. This is because it expands and contracts as the temperature changes, but When using EIFS you must use a fire retardant insulation. . You won’t have to worry about it cracking or crumbling, with EIFS.

It is also resistant to decay. Unlike wood siding, you won’t ever have to worry about rot, mildew or mold growth.

Stucco is a better insulator.

It is solid and unlike vinyl siding, it is completely seamless, and does not allow any any cold or hot air escaping through walls. This reduces or completely eliminates thermal bridging which is in all other siding options. When using EIFS you can can get maximum, seamless and continuous insulation. This will improve energy efficiency of the home or building.

Because of the application process and the natural thermal performance of stucco, it is an incredible insulator of both warm and cool air. That means your home will lose less heat in the winter and will keep your home cool in the summer. Regardless of what is happening outside, you’ll find it easier to keep a consistent and comfortable temperature indoors with your stucco siding.

Stucco is attractive.

Stucco siding is aesthetically pleasing and offers a variety of unique styles, finishes, colours and textures. Choose from coarse, pebbled, raked, smoothed or swirled textures and from a variety of application styles  and moldings as well. The options are limitless and completely customizable to your personal taste. From a design standpoint, stucco siding can offer a very attractive and luxurious finish to your home’s exterior. Check out the best stucco siding design ideas.

Stucco can increase property value.

A durable, low-maintenance, high-performing and beautiful siding option is important to you. You can bet it is important to home buyers! These characteristics, combined with a more attractive curb appeal and better first impression, can increase your property’s resale value.

Stucco Contractors in Edmonton

Moreno Stucco & Wire specializes in all stucco applications, restoration, patching and repairs for both new and renovation projects. They offer both residential and commercial services to the Edmonton and surrounding areas.

Moreno Stucco & Wire has been incorporated over 13 years and has employs only qualified applicators with years of experience and a wealth of knowledge of proper building envelopes and all stucco applications. They are a family owned business that believes in trust, integrity, honesty and doing the best work possible. Moreno Stucco & Wire will stand by all their work with warranty and aim to exceed any expectations you/customers may have.

Contact them for your exterior stucco project!


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