Installing Liquid Stucco


Liquid Stucco and Liquid Siding are more than thick, durable paint. A little investigation into the company or just visiting your local distributor can verify this fact. This type of finish is a very effective repair for older structures because of its structural integrity and ability to bond with existing materials. Contractors even consider it as an excellent choice for new construction.

To repair paint chipping, fading in the sun, or other issues related to improper cleaning or repairs, Stucco Jacksonville FL provides a three-step, maintenance-free application of their award-winning ceramic coating. It can be applied over almost any type of surface, from wood to brick to concrete, or even tiles. The liquid stucco is formulated to provide a smooth, shiny and durable surface finish that resists damage from moisture, sun, and chemicals like acids.

The three step paint application process is extremely repeatable. All three coats can be applied in less than two hours with no waiting time for the next coat. Each coat also differs slightly from the last in terms of veining, texture, finish and color. One coat may need to be cured before another, while one coat might be ready the minute it arrives. Liquid stucco and Ceramic tile coating are combined to offer a clean and durable finish that resists damage from both the sun and liquids.

Because the three step application process is repeatable, many homeowners have opted to purchase the three step product and use it on their own homes. In most cases, the product is applied to the wood first, and then the ceramic tile coating is applied to the backing and base coat for a smooth, glossy and durable finish. This allows the homeowner the flexibility of being able to customize the look and feel of their home.

Other homeowners find that they like to apply their liquid stucco or ceramic tiles to their homes using paint spraying equipment or a paint roller. Using a paint sprayer makes the application process much faster, easy, and less messy, especially if there are a lot of surfaces to cover. Paint Sprayers can spray the base coat, backing and top coat in only a few short minutes, allowing the homeowner the luxury of time to accomplish other important tasks.

Liquid stucco and tile coatings vary greatly in price. They can cost anywhere between fifty and one hundred dollars per square foot, depending on the size of the surface to be covered. Smaller quantities can be purchased for lower prices, and the surfaces to be covered can be purchased in large quantities for even cheaper. One reason why it costs so much to use a liquid stucco coating is because it takes three coats to cure. However, there are products on the market that guarantee faster application of the coatings, so this should not keep a homeowner from trying one out.

For homeowners that live in areas that are constantly exposed to varying temperatures, there is no doubt that the surface to be covered by the stucco coating will wear out faster than those residing in cooler climates. Since exterior paints do not have any inherent longevity as such, they must be applied every few years for optimum benefits. Homeowners that are interested in preserving their investment and using coatings more than once should definitely consider a natural product. These types of exterior paints are often more affordable and easier to apply. Many are also less likely to chip over time, which is also something to keep in mind when shopping around.

Installing a liquid stucco paint or an elastomeric paint is not a difficult job. Homeowners should begin their project by securing all necessary tools and supplies. A trowel is essential because it will be used to spread the coating over the surface to be coated. A brush will come in handy to apply the mixture into areas that may not be able to be covered completely with the stucco paint. The mixture can be applied using either a brush or roller, depending on the application preferences of the homeowner. Once the surface has been coated, it should be allowed to dry thoroughly before the next application.