Decorative stucco has been applied to various surfaces to enhance their aesthetic appeal. Suppose you are faced with the following scenario, you have a part of a wall in your house that you’ve been meaning to paint for a long time but you just don’t know what paint to use on it. The wall might also be in a pretty bad shape such that painting it might not do it any good or it might be wooden. If you want to and indeed are willing to have it look fresh and new, here’s how to refresh the wall. Wooden walls are ideal candidates for the use of decorative stucco.
The process of applying decorative stucco to your Edmonton or Toronto building can be referred to as stuccoing and it is as much fun as those activities that we used to engage in back in 3rd grade. The best thing with this process is that all that is required of you is a plaster knife that is loaded with stucco and your imagination. Once you have these, all you have to do is to smear the wall with the decorative stucco and let your decorative and creativity juices go on the rampage.
You can swirl stucco onto the wall with the blade as you observe the effect. If you are impressed with the results, you can go ahead and reconfigure the swirls since it will still be wet. It is important to reconfigure the swipes while still wet and it won’t be possible to do that once they get to dry up.
If you are more adventurous and love artistic walls, you can mix the decorative stucco mixture with some latex paint to give it exciting colors. It is also possible to use stucco that has different colors. This has the effect of an artistic final effect. The different layers of stucco having different colors are then laid on top of each other for a great effect. The trick here is to have the layers applied evenly so that the next one can be laid evenly on top. In this way, it is possible to come up with a multi color and multi level terrain effect on the stucco wall. This also brings out the effect of shadow and wall depth on the wall.
Decorative stucco if done correctly gives your home an elegant finish. The finish is popular with most people and it goes a long way in increasing the value of your home. The fact that stucco is available in a variety of colors means that you can come up with a unique blend of colors to use on your walls. Stucco allows for extreme originality which is ideal for homeowners who value being unique.