Traditional Three Layer Stucco
We offer our services for tradition three layer stucco installation and repair. This type of stucco involves three coatings of material which prevents your wall from getting destroyed by water or bad weather. This type is costly and time consuming but very effective and lasts longer period of time.
The three coat stucco or traditional method of stucco installation is the most trusted method which is used most of the time. Like all methods it also has some negative points but still it is the most durable type of stucco. We provide this service with full quality and take care that you get 100% satisfaction from it. Installation time for this method is higher as compared to other methods. The cost of repair and installation is also higher. The reason for cost being higher is because this method is most reliable and last longer as compared to the other methods.
The process is long and time consuming. First step is to apply the first coat. The second coat cannot be applied until the first one dries out completely. Thus, the three layer method takes a lot of time in drying and curing but the method is sturdy and makes sure that it remains durable in the coming years.
Every layer of application has a unique use which makes stucco durable in the bad weather conditions as well. It is important to know how to stucco repair stucco holes with this type. Following are the three layers:
First layer is of asphalt infused paper which is also known as the lath layer in this industry. It is made with a paper that is usually infused by using asphalt. In order to endure that it stays in place, it is laid over a wire most of the time. This first layer is the layer which helps in water absorption and doesn’t let the wall destroyed by weather or heavy rain. The water absorbed is later on evaporated in the first layer of stucco. The material used is water resistant which helps with the process.
Second layer is called the scratch coat which is most of the time main base of the stucco. It is also water resistant like the asphalt layer. This layer is a mixture of different substances like lime, sand, cement and water. Horizontal lines are scratched into this layer when it is applied. It is done so that the material stays more strongly in the place. It also helps in water absorption and evaporation.
Third layer is called the brown coat which is the last coat before the finishing is done. This final coat is made of cement and it is to make sure that the coat is applied evenly and perfectly across the area and also to make sure that the material stays durable. This is usually applied by using a long trowel or darby. It also plays its role as a base coat to ensure the durability of the stucco.
This type of stucco has its own pros and cons but it is considered as the best option by those who have enough time and money at hands. So, if you have time and enough money and you are looking for a long lasting result, then dial our number and let us serve you.