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EFFLORESCENCE IN STUCCO VIDEO

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In the plastering industry, the word “efflorescence” refers to the crystalline deposit, usually white, that may develop on the surface of portland cement plaster walls. Efflorescence is the end result of water dissolving the salts that are naturally present within cement-based products. This salt solution migrates to the finished surface and a salt deposit remains after the water evaporates. Efflorescence often occurs during periods of wet, cold weather and can occur on the surface of any cement-based product such as masonry, concrete, brick, and stucco. Typically, efflorescence occurs shortly after the completion of the building project, but this is not a definite rule as efflorescence can occur and reoccur at anytime as long as the conditions for its cause are…

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FoamTek Video

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POLYMER-MODIFIED CEMENTITIOUS ADHESIVE AND BASE COAT FoamTek is a dry blend, polymer-modified, portland cement-based material specifically formulated for coating and attaching architectural EPS foam shapes to approved substrates. It is available in FoamTek 60 (fine), FoamTek 30 (medium), FoamTek 20 (med-coarse), or FoamTek 16 (coarse). NOTE: Not for use with EIF Systems. FoamTek is a dry blend, polymer-modified, portland cement-based material specifically formulated for coating and attaching architectural EPS foam shapes to approved substrates. It is available in FoamTek 60 (fine), FoamTek 30 (medium), FoamTek 20 (med-coarse), or FoamTek 16 (coarse). BASIC USES FoamTek is a base coat and adhesive for attaching and coating architectural foam shapes in residential and commercial applications. It is an excellent material for automated foam…

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Stucco Cleaner Video

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CONCENTRATED CLEANER FOR STUCCO WALLS AND SIMILAR PRODUCTS From the leading manufacturer of stucco products, Omega Product’s Stucco Cleaner is designed to dissolve dirt and typical stains from stucco walls and similar products. It is a concentrated, water-based detergent that will penetrate the surface to help remove stains without damaging the finish. Regular cleaning of stucco walls will keep them looking new for many years. DESCRIPTION From the leading manufacturer of stucco products, Omega Product’s Stucco Cleaner is designed to dissolve dirt and typical stains from stucco walls and similar products. It is a concentrated, water-based detergent that will penetrate the surface to help remove stains without damaging the finish. Regular cleaning of stucco walls will keep them looking new…

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Super Cement Video

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PREMIUM ALL-PURPOSE PLASTERING CEMENT Super Cement is a mixture of portland cement complying with ASTM C150 and proprietary ingredients that increase the workability and early strength of the product. Super Cement is an excellent alternative to plastic cement and meets or exceeds job site requirements for portland cement-based plaster. Super Cement is available either as fibered or non-fibered. DESCRIPTION Super Cement is a mixture of portland cement complying with ASTM C150 and proprietary ingredients that increase the workability and early strength of the product. Super Cement is an excellent alternative to plastic cement and meets or exceeds job site requirements for portland cement-based plaster. Super Cement is available either as fibered or non-fibered. BASIC USES Super Cement is designed for…

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Travertino Video

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Travertino is a cementitious interior/exterior finish manufactured with a mixture of various size aggregates designed to achieve a variety of sedimentary stone appearances, such as travertine, limestone, and sandstone. Travertino can create a pitted look like that of classic Tuscan stone or can be troweled/ground to achieve a smooth stone appearance. Designs can also be carved into Travertino during application and can be used to cast special shapes. Travertino is an excellent choice to create a beautiful, warm sedimentary stone appearance with a lower cost, lower weight, and shorter lead time than real stone. Travertino is available in fine and coarse aggregate size.

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