We at Eilers construction provide world-class stucco and masonry services to our customers. Masonry is a type of construction used for walls and buildings. Bricks and stones are the most common materials used for this type of construction. The most common types of masonry walls are load bearing masonry walls, reinforced masonry walls, hollow masonry walls, composite masonry walls and post-tensioned masonry walls.
When it comes to stucco, we work with three main types of stucco – plaster stucco, acrylic stucco, and EIFS synthetic stucco.
: As the name suggests, plaster stucco has plaster in the stucco mix. It has a traditional look as compared to other materials. It offers a unique look and feel for walls and can be used for both interior and exterior surfaces.
: Acrylic stucco is a modern version of stucco. It is known to be more durable, as acrylics are used in the stucco mix. It is very popular and offers a durable wall finish that also looks great with a wide variety of color options.
: stands for Exterior Insulation Finishing System. It provides exterior walls with an insulated finished surface. It comprises of lightweight synthetic wall cladding that includes foam plastic insulation and thin synthetic coatings.
Benefits of Stucco
There are many benefits of using stucco on walls. Firstly, it is easy to maintain and never goes out of style. Its extreme durability makes it a great investment for your walls. A well-maintained stucco can last for over 60 years or more. It has tremendous capacity to withstand pressure from external weather conditions. Along with being durable, it is also fire resistant. This can make home insurance companies substantially reduce your home insurance premiums, saving you hundreds of dollars.
Secondly, stucco also adds an excellent insulation efficiency, that helps in keeping your home cooler in the summer months and keeping out the cold temperatures in winter, saving on your power bills.
Stucco adds beauty to your home and will add thousands of dollars to the market value.