Stucco has been a popular choice for homes for centuries, known for its durability and timeless aesthetic appeal. However, as we almost enter 2024, it’s essential to evaluate whether stucco finishes are still worth the investment. With advancements in construction materials and techniques, the question arises: is a stucco finish still a viable choice for homeowners and builders?
The Pros of Stucco Finishes:
- Durability: Stucco is renowned for its long-lasting durability, capable of withstanding various weather conditions, including extreme heat, rain, and snow. When properly installed and maintained, stucco can last for decades.
- Energy Efficiency: Stucco can provide excellent insulation for your home, helping to regulate indoor temperatures and potentially reducing energy bills. It acts as a natural barrier against heat and cold, making it energy-efficient.
- Low Maintenance: Stucco finishes are relatively low maintenance compared to other finishes. Routine cleaning and occasional touch-ups are usually sufficient to keep it looking good.
- Aesthetic Versatility: Our finishes are incredibly versatile in terms of aesthetics. They can be applied in various textures and colours with colour matching options available, allowing homeowners to achieve the look they desire, whether it’s a traditional or modern appearance.
Stucco finishes remain an extremely viable option for homeowners and builders. Their durability, energy efficiency, and aesthetic versatility continue to make them an attractive choice. However, potential issues with typical stucco finishes such as cracking and moisture management should not be overlooked. Novacolors finishes ensure long term durability to your walls, floors, countertops & more, with no compromise to the final visual effects. We suggest that you always work with experienced applicators you can trust and are familiar with the Novacolor range of finishes.
The decision to opt for a stucco finish should be based on your specific needs, budget, and local climate conditions. When properly installed and maintained, stucco can provide a beautiful and durable exterior or interior finish for your home, making it worth considering in the year ahead.
How do I get started?
We offer a huge range of products with an even larger library of colours and textures for you to choose from. We suggest that you first browse our finishes and find something you love! We suggest starting with Marmorino KS or Archi+ Pietra, two of our most popular venetian plaster finishes.
Then get in touch with our team and give us a bit of information about your next project….
- What finish do you want?
- What colour are you looking for? (Colour matching options available)
- Gloss or satin finish?
- What room are you looking to apply your finish?
- What is the area size you are looking to apply the finish to?
Want to have a chat or learn more? Our friendly team can help you through your journey just get in touch and we can go from there.
We look forward to hearing some of your ideas for projects!