Hot & Cold Stucco Walls

Hot & Cold Stucco Walls

Submitted by Jim Nisted, DryVit Systems Inc.

Written by Mike Griffin, The Quikrete Companies

Originally published in Walls & Ceilings Magazine in August, 2013. Reproduced courtesay of BNP Media LLC.


Weather has a significant effect on the application requirements and nuances of plaster/stucco seasonally and it can sometimes be daily. Contributing factors are: temperature, humidity, wind and the exposure of the sun.

Every plasterer knows that plaster/stucco sets faster in the summer and slower in the winter. In this article the goal is to offer some helpful hints for the placement of plaster/stucco materials in both hot and cold conditions.

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