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Stucco and EIFS: Origins and Evolution of Cladding Cousins

A D+D Online Feature published May 4, 2011

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by Walter Scarborough

Along with wood and clay-based masonry, cementitious materials have been primary building materials for most of recorded human history. This can be attributed to the natural abundance of lime which, when mixed with water, formed a paste that became a hard and durable material that could be used to cover a surface or to “stick” masonry together....
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Tagged categories: Cladding; EIFS; Stucco; Wall

Comment from Joseph Berchenko, (5/12/2011, 9:43 AM)

Excellent article.

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