Exterior Finishing Solutions
Learn about methods and equipment selection guides for applying exterior coatings including paint, stucco, and EIFS on exterior surfaces.
Spraying stucco and EIFS provides a more consistent finish by guaranteeing that you are able to fill in the metal lath without gaps or air pockets. The finished result is higher quality stucco application from a machine that is simple to use, clean and maintain.
Choosing and Understanding Airless Spray Tips
To help determine how thick of a coating you’ll be able to spray, it's important to understand the fan-width and orifice-size of a spray tip.
Four Tips for Mixing and Pumping Field-Mixed Stucco Basecoats
When preparing to pump stucco basecoats, the right mix can make all the difference. Fiber reinforced cement basecoat consists of an 80 pound (lb.) bag of concentrated cement mixed with 200-240 lbs. of washed sand certified to American Society for Testing and Materials (ASTM) standard C897 or C144, a...
Portable Pumps Give Stucco and EIFS Contractors New Flexibility
Recent advances in portable stucco pumps have provided contractors new flexibility. Weighing in at approximately 200 pounds, the portable units allow work to be accomplished with smaller crews, smaller equipment footprints and improved transportability.