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How to Minimize Stucco Cracking

How to Minimize Stucco Cracking

By on Mar 12, 2021 in EIFS & Stucco Problems and Fixes, Stucco News | 0 comments

Stucco will crack when the imposed tensile stresses exceed the tensile strength of the stucco and lath combination. Tensile stresses are caused primarily by shrinkage of the stucco during the curing process. Shrinkage of stucco has been studied over the years and is well documented. It is impossible to eliminate all stucco cracking. Hopefully all of these points are...

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