Maintaining a stucco house is a lot easier than you may think, providing that the stucco was installed correctly (and many were not) with all the required flashing details, drainage, and expansion joints.
There are many advantages of having a stucco facade, durability, versatility, and beauty to name just a few. Stucco is made from cement, and is therefore inherently durable and will outlast many other siding options. You don’t have to worry about children hitting a baseball against it, or hail storms damaging it. Stucco will stand up to almost anything you throw at it.
We are sure by now you have heard about some of the negative reputations that stucco has developed over the last decade or so. But is this reputation deserved? The simple answer is no, but let us delve a little deeper into the subject and you will see for yourself the positive and negative attributes that stucco has to offer.
We remember all too well the unfortunate and horrific events of September 11th, 2001. A day that will live in infamy for eons to come. But hearing about some of the good things that happened during the days and weeks that followed can help to realize that there is a lot more good in this world than evil.