The Joys and Challenges of a Stucco House
Proper weather barrier installation is key to keeping stucco homes moisture-free. Homes clad with stucco are especially popular in warm and mostly dry climates across the country. Combining cement, water, and sand in the right proportions creates stucco, an inexpensive exterior layer that is fire resistant and it doesn’t need to be painted every three years. But stucco also has a dark side.