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Glossary

Stucco

An exterior cladding formed in place on the wall and made of inorganically bonded sand and small aggregate. Typically Portland cement-based, but with additives of lime, surfactants, water repellents, etc.

Related terms: Cladding

Related resource: BSI-029: Stucco Woes—The Perfect Storm; BSI-013: Face Lift for Old Buildings