Sand Cement Stucco
The ‘traditional’ stucco. Sand Cement Stucco is a mixture of cement, sand, lime & water. Cement Stucco is less expensive than Acrylic Stucco. It does not repel water, but actually absorbs it and then eventually dries out. The stucco will darken when wet. Sand Cement Stucco is available in a Textured Finish only. Sand Cement Stucco has limited colours.
Do you want your house to be a specific colour? If you do, then Arcylic Stucco is the way to go. Arcylic Stucco is a synthetic stucco and is more expensive than Sand Cement Stucco. This material repels water and is described as water resistant. Arcylic Stucco can be made to match your favorite colour. Acrylic Stucco is available in a Textured or Smooth Finish.