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.