Traditional stucco comes from Portland cement, sand, lime, and water. Synthetic Stucco Siding is multilayered. There is a foam insulation board, a coat of artificial stucco, fiberglass mesh, and a topcoat. There are three types of stucco claddings; traditional three-coat stucco, newer one-coat stucco, and exterior insulating and finish systems (EIFS).
The benefits of this siding are durability, maintenance-free, versatile, fire-resistant, energy-resistant, and affordable. If synthetic stucco is maintained correctly, it should last for many years. Maintenance tips inspect the stucco regularly and watch for chips, cracks, or sections that may pull apart. These intrusions could allow moisture into the stucco and later come into the walls of your home.
To conclude, talk to a siding specialist and determine if this siding option would work for your home. With so many benefits and offerings, it makes sense to check it out.